CAA Current Internal & External Activities:

Provision of Admixture related talks for:

Concrete Society local meetings.
ICE meetings.
Consultants and Contractors internal training.
University concrete technology courses

Representing the Admixture Industry:

At national level in Government, eg DWI, DTLR, BSI.
Industry level including, BRE, Concrete Society.
Concrete Sustainability Forum.

British and European Standards:

BS 517/3 meetings and support
CEN TC104/SC3 meetings and support
European standards have replaced most British Admixture Standards and cover admixtures for concrete, mortar and grout:

  • Require implementation of systems for CE marking of Admixtures.
  • Require regular revision, updating and extension.

Contributing to development of other British and European concrete standards

CAA Guidelines and Information:

CAA Admixture Information Sheets (AIS)
CAA Admixture Technical Sheets (ATS)
CAA Admixture Environmental Sheets (AES)
Guidelines on use of admixtures for special purposes.

CAA Quality Scheme:

Development and promotion of the CAA Quality Scheme for members.

Concrete Society:

Supporting and contributing to new or revised Technical Reports
CAA is represented on the Materials Group

Sustainability:

Supporting the Concrete Industry Sustainable Construction Forum by providing admixture industry Key Performance data and other information to demonstrate the value of concrete as a sustainable construction material.

European Regulatory monitoring:

Construction Products in contact with Drinking Water.
REACH proposals on chemicals.
Mandate on Regulated Dangerous Substances.