Cement Concrete and Aggregates Australia
Cement Concrete and Aggregates Australia (CCAA) is the peak body representing the interests of Australia's five billion dollar cement, pre-mixed concrete and extractive (quarrying) industries. CCAA is a not for profit organisation.
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Cement Concrete and Aggregates Australia News
Fumihiko Maki here in June for C+A TALKS
Cement Concrete and Aggregates Australia (CCAA) is bringing Fumihiko Maki, one of the most recognised and influential figures in modernist architecture to Australia next month
Entry open for 2013 CCAA Public Domain Awards
Entries are now open for the 2013 Public Domain Awards presented by leading industry association Cement Concrete and Aggregates Australia.
Challenges and opportunities facing construction industry go under microscope at CMIC
Cement Concrete and Aggregates Australia and the Institute of Quarrying Australia jointly hosted the Construction Materials Industry Conference (CMIC) held in Melbourne recently.
Hanson and Boral set the benchmark at 2012 CCAA National EH&S Awards
Hanson and Boral were the major winners at this year’s National CCAA Environment, Health and Safety (EH&S) Awards.
Questions and Answers about this company
What is reinforcement and why should I use it in my slab?
20.09.2012 - Concrete is strong in compression (squashing) and weak in tension (stretching). The introduction of steel (reinforcement) in concrete improves the strength of concrete in tension. In a slab-on-ground, reinforcement increases ...
What is curing and how do I cure my new concrete slab?
20.09.2012 - Concrete hardens as a result of hydration, that is the chemical reaction between cement and water. Hydration occurs only if water is available and if the concrete's temperature stays within a suitable range. After placing ...
Why does concrete crack?
20.09.2012 - Like all other materials, concrete will slightly change in volume when it dries out. This change in volume brings about tensile stresses with the concrete which causes it to crack. This is the reason that contractors put ...
How much sand/cement/stone/water do I need for a typical concrete mix for my driveway?
20.09.2012 - For a passenger vehicle driveway and footpath a Grade 20 (20 MPa) concrete is usually used. For a more heavy duty application eg truck driveway a Grade 25 (25 MPa) concrete should be used. The following indicates the quantity ...
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