‘Builders Cement’ has officially been re-launched and will be available exclusively, nationwide at all Builders stores in the country. 

As part of the long-awaited relaunch, Builders is giving away a voucher worth R5000. But first, let’s talk cement:

To produce and supply the cement, Builders has partnered with a local cement manufacturer, Cemza. Based in the Eastern Cape, Cemza in partnership with global producer, Heidelberg Cement, is the largest manufacturer of quality cement.

There will be two locally produced variants available to customers at all Builders stores, both of which comply with the ISO 9001 and 14001 standards. The 32.5N bag will be available first and can be used for several applications including domestic concrete work to large building projects, as well as being cost-effective for all masonry and plaster applications. A key feature is the fineness of this product which improves workability and cohesion. Later in the year Builders will roll out the 42.5N, which can be used for domestic general use and major developments, building projects, and civil and construction concrete, mortar, and plaster applications.

Concrete is the most consumed substance after water, and it requires high amounts of energy to produce. The environmental impact results in a carbon footprint that accounts for approximately 5% – 8% of global CO2 emissions, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA). 

Cemza’s products have a lower carbon footprint due to the vertical roller mill technology used in their advanced grinding mill in the country. This is due to the enhanced extender (limestone/ slag) substitution of anything between 35 – 70% in a range of their products. This makes Builders Cement an environmentally friendly product.

For more information, visit the nearest Builders store, visit (https://www.builders.co.za/builders) or call 0860 284 533.


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