CMA and CMACS difference


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The Concrete Manufacturers Association (CMA) is the primary representative of the precast concrete industry. Now in its 45th year, it promotes the use of precast concrete.  The CMA publishes leading industry guides, presents workshops and facilitate training.  The CMA initiates standards in close cooperation with SABS and collaborates with its members in developing new products and services.

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Membership is open to any precast concrete manufacturer, provided certain quality-based criteria are met.  View Member Benefits by clicking on the "Membership" tab in the Main Menu above.

Find Products

CMA Approved Members are listed here.  Search by Producer Name, keyword, province or precast product tag.  Source quality precast concrete units ONLY from CMA producer members.


Access a collection of industry leading publications.  Complied by experts over a period of 40 years, these are the most concise and accurate industry brochures, manuals and publications available in South Africa.

CMA Profile

Click the button to view the CMA's corporate information: Profile, Operational & Management, MOI, Social Responsibility, Code of Ethics and Panel of Experts.

Find a CMA Member

Through association with industry bodies, institutes, organisations and "Associations", the member shows it's professional demeanor and commitment to industry "morals" as set by the association. In the case of the CMA - "Quality Cast in Concrete"

The BIGGEST benefit of association membership is the image which this member affiliation portrays to the market being serviced.  Association Membership is synonym with quality, honesty, professionalism and proper code in conduct!

  Superior Precast Concrete Units are supplied in South Africa by CMA Producer Members.

Click on the map to search for CMA Producer Members by name, keyword, province or product tag.  This is the consumer's porthole to procuring precast concrete with confidence.

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Certification and "Mark of Approval"

CMA Certification Services

CMA Certification Services (Pty) Ltd is a Product Certification Company, accredited by SANAS to provide certification services, according to SANS Specification, to the precast concrete manufacturing industry.  Note;  there is a big difference between CMA Membership and CMA Certification Services - for more information - Click here!


CMA Membership is not a prerequisite to apply for CMACS certification services and the CMACS Mark of Approval.  Verify mark holders by clicking on the link in the top right hand corner of the home page or by navigating the main menu.  Precast producers not listed here does not carry CMACS Product Certification or the CMACS Mark of Approval.


In order to lodge a complaint concerning a precast concrete unit bearing the CMA Certification Services Mark of Approval, please make use of the contact details supplied under "Certification and Mark of Approval" drop-down list, in the main menu above, and submit your complaint.

Impartiality Statement

CMA Certification ensures that decisions are based on objective evidence and conformity obtained through a competent audit process in which decisions are not influenced by other interests or by other parties. To view and/or download the Impartiality Statement - Click here.

Recent News

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Coreslabs - keep fast-track project ahead of schedule.

Moreover, the solution eliminated the need to coordinate a large team of rebar and shutter hands, as well as the delivery of construction materials to a very remote worksite. Rather, Coreslab’s hollowcore slabs are manufactured in a controlled factory setting that is far removed from the many variables on a construction site. They are dispatched to site on a just-in-time basis and lifted directly from the truck trailers using one of Coreslab’s mobile cranes. This also frees up available space on building sites. Alternatively, the contractor could have batched and pumped its own concrete on site. However, this would ... Read More

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16 on Bree Street - Sika South Africa

16 on Bree is a structure of high-quality build, so Sika South Africa was honoured to be appointed as the product supplier to its revamp and protection project. Having a limited time frame to complete the task, it was started on the 23 October 2019, and completed by the end of February 2021. Concor, the main contractor, together with subcontractors, Skysite, and engineers Aurecon/Ekcon, coordinated efforts to ensure a well-planned and executed project. Simon Hareb of Skysite, played a critical role in the quality control and application of Sikagard®-550 W Elastic. The aim of the main project was to ... Read More

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Designed by ViKO Consulting Engineers and covering just over 58 000m², the newly paved area forms part of an expansion project at the plant and provides visually appealing parking surface for 2 100 completed vehicles awaiting domestic and international shipment. It increases the current and shipment yard, all done in interlocking pavers, from 146 000m² to 204 000m². Until the fourth quarter of 2022, it will store Ford Rangers, Everests, and Range Raptors. However, from the first quarter of 2023 it will only store the Ford Ranger, but in much larger volumes. Ryan Prinsloo of main contractor, PR Projects and Civil Works, says the paving ... Read More

Precast Concrete Events

The Concrete Manufacturers Association will be attending the following events across south Africa. Keep your eyes on the Concrete Manufacturers Association's Social Media Pages (Facebook and LinkedIn) for the latest events and information. The CMA will also be hosting Precast Concrete related workshops during the year for the enrichment of the precast concrete industry.

African Construction Expo 2021

Your gateway to the African construction market, enabling you to network with 8,500 professionals from the built environment sector.

African Construction Expo 2021

Date: 23 to 25 August 2021

Location: Ticket Pro dome

Cape Construction Expo

An unrivalled opportunity to access the entire Western Cape built environment ecosystem and network with 3,500+ industry professionals.

Cape Construction expo

Date: 8 to 9 September 2021

Location: Cape Town

KZN Construction Expo

The only multi-disciplinary show for Kwazulu-Natal’s construction professionals, providing unmatched networking opportunities with industry stakeholders.

KZN Construction Expo

Date: 21 to 22 September 2021

Location: Durban ICC







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