n IMIESA - Legally green building products : ASPASA
|Article Title||Legally green building products : ASPASA|
|© Publisher:||3S Media (Pty) Ltd|
|Publication Date||Jan 2014|
Not enough attention is paid to the constituents of concrete. According to Nico Pienaar of the Aggregate and Sand Producers Association of Southern Africa (ASPASA), any green building that makes use of sand and stone from illegal mining operations cannot be classified as being green - far from it. Illegal mining of aggregates continues to scar our landscape, contaminate our waterways and makes large tracts of land unsuitable for future use.
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