We believe that an informed customer is a better customer. We’ve compiled a small curated list of technical concrete resources that include organizations and links that help in ensuring standards and safety across the industry. As a contractor specializing in concrete, rest assure we keep ourselves up-to-date and follow all safety standards and building codes established. We also answered the top 5 most common concrete & concrete installation questions to help you better understand the makeup of concrete and what procedures should be taken to ensure it is at its optimal performance.
The Ontario Building Code Act is the legislative framework governing the construction, renovation and change-of-use of a building. It is administered by the Building and Development Branch of the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing. The Act that establishes detailed technical and administrative requirements as well as minimum standards for building construction. Its primary purpose is the promotion of public safety through the application of appropriate uniform building standards. The Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing is responsible for the development of, and the amendments to the Building Code Act and the Code.
Concrete Ontario (previously Ready Mixed Concrete Association of Ontario) was formed in 1959 to act in the best interest of Ontario’s ready mixed concrete producers and the industry in general. It is the voice and resource of the concrete and construction industries across Ontario. Representing over 96% of all concrete production and manufacturing, Concrete Ontario continually promotes concrete’s sustainable advantages and benefits to society and brings education, technologies, research and innovation to architects, designers, contractors and concrete companies.
The Cement Association of Canada (CAC) represents the Canadian cement industry. The CAC strives to maintain a sustainable industry by promoting and advancing the economic, environmental and societal benefits of building with cement and concrete. The CAC advocates for legislative and regulatory environments that allow a fair competitive playing field for its members at all levels of government and it advises on technical matters important to the cement and concrete industries, such as codes, standards, specifications and best practice.
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