The Concrete Institute

The purpose and objectives of The Concrete Institute are to provide key services & functions to the construction industry and to promote and protect the good name of cement and concrete by:

  • Providing education and training through the School of Concrete Technology to users and specifiers of concrete about the correct use of the material and its constituents.
  • Providing free access to comprehensive technical information about concrete and cement through the Information Centre.
  • Publishing technical books and leaflets in relevant and efficient formats.
  • Providing advisory and consulting services to the Industry.
  • Ensuring relevant national standards and specifications are revised regularly through involvement in technical committees and sub-committees of the South African Bureau of Standards.
  • Acting as an independent body representative of the cement, concrete and broader construction industry to interact effectively with government and regulatory bodies.


  • Country: South Africa