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Updated township-roads brochure highlights the benefits of concrete block paving

The Concrete Manufacturers Association (CMA) has updated its ‘Township Roads’ paving brochure. Aimed at non-technical decision makers in national and local government, the brochure promotes the use of concrete block paving (CBP) for township roads.   CMA director, Hamish Laing, says that although CBP has been used extensively for township roads, the potential for its […]

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Concrete’s role in human settlements discussed at SAHF conference

The Cement & Concrete Institute (C&CI) and Concrete Manufacturers Association (CMA) recently co-hosted a concrete workshop at the 2011 Southern African Housing Foundation (SAHF) Conference in Cape Town. The workshop, Concrete delivering sustainable human settlements, featured several distinguished guest speakers, and coincided with the launch of the C&CI publication, Sustainable concrete for human settlements, which […]

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Building the World Cup

With the 2010 Football World Cup just a year away, this issue of Leading Architecture is dedicated to the creation of the 10 stadiums in which this mammoth tournament will be played. And in the construction of the stadiums, cement and concrete cannot be ignored. From the facade of the iconic SoccerCity which is clad […]

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