n IMIESA - The cost of poor specification : cement and concrete

Volume 39, Issue 8
  • ISSN : 0257-1978
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  • Source : IMIESA, Volume 39, Issue 8, Aug 2014, p. 46 - 47
  • Accreditation : Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET)



The Concrete Manufacturers Association (CMA) warns that millions are being wasted on concrete block paving (CBP) roads, which fail due to poor specification. In many instances, paving is simply specified as being 25 MPa without any reference to the SABS mark.

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