CAA Current Internal & External Activities:
Provision of Admixture related talks for:
Concrete Society local 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 [EN] have replaced most British Admixture Standards and cover admixtures for concrete, mortar and grout:
EN Require implementation of systems for CE marking of Admixtures
EN Require regular revision, updating and extension.
Contributing to development of other British and European concrete standards
CAA Guidelines and Information:
CAA Quality Scheme:
Development and promotion of the CAA Quality Scheme for members.
Supporting and contributing to new or revised Technical Reports
CAA is represented on the Materials Group
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.