The Concrete Institute
The Concrete Institute replaces the former Cement & Concrete Institute.The Cement & Concrete Institute, based in Midrand, is a technical marketing organisation committed to growing the market for concrete for its members through its value chain of activities and services.
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today15 May 2012
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Concrete solutions for infrastructure and housing

Concrete and concrete products offer social, environmental, economic and other benefits in housing as well as in the development of infrastructure for human settlements. These benefits are set out in a leaflet entitled Sustainable Concrete for Human Settlements, published by the Cement & Concrete Institute (C&CI).  Compared with new, sophisticated and relatively expensive alternative construction technologies, concrete remains one of the most cost-effective and durable building materials. 
today27 Jul 2011

Concrete and sustainability

Focusing on concrete and sustainability in the built environment, the Cement & Concrete Institute (C&CI) has produced the first in a series of new publications
today13 Apr 2014

50 stars for GBCSA

After just six years the Green Building Council South Africa has certified its 50th building. The GBCSA has single handedly activated and supported the commercial property sector towards a greener future, making way for green buildings.
today14 Nov 2012

4-star Green Star SA rating – a first for local government

The City of Cape Town’s Human Settlements Contact Centre in Manenberg has recently been awarded a 4-star Green Star SA rating. It is the first newly built municipal building in South Africa to achieve a Green Star SA rating. 
today31 Oct 2011

Clay brick – a frontrunner for housing delivery

It is reported that between 1994 and June 2010, government financed the building of over 2.7 million homes for South Africans, giving shelter to more than 13 million people. Government spending on housing delivery increased from R4.8 billion in 2004/05 to R10.9 billion in the 2009/10 financial year. Yet there are still thousands of informal settlements across the country and more than 12 million South Africans are still in need of proper homes.