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Welcome to the online home of the Concrete Society of Southern Africa NPC

– your unique Concrete Community!

 The Concrete Society of Southern Africa NPC (CSSA) is registered as a non-profit organisation 
which promotes excellence and innovation in the use of concrete and related products and services.
The Society also provides a forum for networking and technology transfer between its members and 
local and international affiliates.
  • The Concrete Society is one place I can rub shoulders with all involved in the concrete industry, which helps me to keep anchored in reality!


    Mark Alexander (Prof)
    University of Cape Town

  • “CSSA provides me with industry insight, networking, trends and information from the concrete industry players, all in one forum.


    Norman Seymore
    Chryso Southern Africa Group
  • The CSSA provides a great networking opportunity with many various segments within the construction industry. It also keeps me informed of new trends and developments in the exciting world of concrete.


    Neville Wearne
    Lafarge SA

What we do...In a nutshell

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We promote excellence and innovation in the use and design of concrete and provide a forum for networking for the sharing of knowledge and information of concrete 
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 We are a community of individual, like-minded professionals  who keep ourselves up to date with the latest technology and thinking in concrete-related matters
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 We create business opportunities for our Company Members through exposure to the built environment and networking with industry decision-makers

Membership options are available which offer unique benefits to all those interested in, or having a passion for Concrete.
Read about the many activities  and  services that we offer to members, and if you wish to join us.

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    • Networking with colleagues and clients
    • Discounts on ECSA fees (Engineers)
    • Receive information of latest technology
    • Earn CPD points
    • Own regional programme of events
    • Extensive exposure to the built environment sector
    • Platform for company communication programme
    • Ability to display products and services at events
    • Keep key staff technically aware and up-to-date
    • Use of Concrete Society logo on Company promotional material
    • Access to Members’ Only service on the website
    •  Discount on seminar fees
    • Receive information of latest technology
    • Being part of a concrete community keeping in touch with industry
    • Keep up to date on latest technology and practice
    • Students
    • Participation in Society’s student activities
    • Networking with students of other academic institutions
    • Linking students seeking employment with the industry


50% discount - Mid-year fees applies as from 1 June 2016

Call for Nominations - 2017 Fulton Awards

 The Award Categories for 2017 are:

  • Buildings up to 3-storey  - Residential, schools, commercial, factories, warehousing, industrial, etc.
  • Buildings more than 3-storey -  Office building, multi-family housing, etc.
  • Flatwork -  Slabs, paving, hardscape, etc.
  • Infrastructure  -  Bridges, roads, water resources, marine structures, power, transportation, etc.
  • Innovation in Concrete  -  Initiatives where totally new materials, techniques, technologies, applications, designs, and/or concepts, using concrete as the principal material have been developed or utilized.
  • Architectural Concrete  -  Use of concrete as the principal construction material, demonstrating a unique and exceptional structure, surface finishes or particular detail, in an aesthetic manner.
  • Mining  -  Special or unusual concrete applications within the mining sector, both above and below ground.


Concrete Beton - Online Issue

coverConcrete Beton keeps industry professionals informed on the latest developments in this field, to ensure best practice solutions continue to be applied in building South Africa’s infrastructure


PUBLISHED since 1976


Department of higher education and training-accredited publication approved by all the major south african universities and universities of technology

The editorial content provides a balance between scientific and technical discussions on concrete; includes features on industry projects, reports on events, seminars and general activities of the concrete society

Concrete Beton is published quarterly and printed versions are mailed exclusively to members

Find out more

 Read the ONLINE version of Concrete BetonGuidelines for Submitting Articles & Advertising in Concrete Beton



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Platinum Members

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AfriSam SA (Pty) Ltd

AfriSam is one of the most widely spread construction materials groups in the southern African region, with operations in South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho and Swaziland. The company has a total annual cement production capacity of 5.8 million tons 
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BASF Construction Chemicals SA (Pty) Ltd

BASF is the world’s leading chemical company: The Chemical Company. Its portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and agricultural products to oil and gas. As a reliable partner BASF creates chemistry to help its customers in virtually all industries to be more successful. Read more

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Lafarge Industries South Africa (Pty) Ltd

Leader in vision: leader by example. Lafarge is the leading global cement brand and a world leader in building materials. Employing 68 000 people in 64 countries, the Group has top-ranking positions in its Cement, Aggregates and Concrete businesses. In South Africa, the company manufactures  Read more

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PPC Limited

 In 2012, PPC celebrated 120 years of innovation as a leading cement producer in southern Africa. This milestone comes two years after PPC celebrated its centenary as a JSE-listed company, joining an extremely small and elite group of listed centenarians, not only in South Africa but worldwide. Read more

Gold Members


aecom logoAECOM (Pty) Ltd

AECOM is a global provider of professional technical and management support services to a broad range of markets, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, water and government. Read more

chryso group logo CHRYSO Southern Africa Group

The CHRYSO Southern Africa Group encompasses a.b.e. Construction Chemicals and CHRYSO Southern Africa. Read more

sephakuSephaku Cement (Pty) Ltd

Sephaku Cement was established in 2006 and is the first new clinker producer in South Africa since 1934. Sephaku Cement, an associate company of JSE-listed Read more

sika logoSika South Africa (Pty) Ltd

Sika regards itself as a “multi-domestic” company, putting the needs of its local customers at the very centre of its business activities.  Read more 


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