Manuals and documents in this section relate to concrete blocks and concrete masonry walling. In particular, MA45 Concrete Masonry Handbook is suitable for students and MA55 Design and Construction of Concrete Masonry Buildings is aimed at assisting engineers, architects and builders with the design and construction of concrete masonry walls.
The publications below relate to different types of segmental concrete retaining walls - including soil retaining walls, cantilever retaining walls and gravity retaining walls. The manuals are aimed at assisting architects, engineers and builders in the design and construction of concrete block retaining walls. See also Frequently Asked Questions on Retaining Structures
Information and guides on concrete segmental paving, permeable paving, concrete flag paving and heavy-duty pavements using concrete segmental pavers.
The Guide to Standards and Tolerances published by the Victorian Building Authority is intended to be used by builders and building owners as a convenient reference to the minimum quality of building work expected. The Guide is a valuable tool that will provide guidance for areas of building standards that are not prescribed in legislation, building control and/or policy.
Disclaimer: The Concrete Masonry Association of Australia Limited is a non-profit organisation sponsored by the concrete masonry industry in Australia to provide information on the many uses of concrete masonry products. Since the information provided is intended for general guidance only and in no way replaces the service of professional consultants on particular projects, no liability can be accepted by the Association for its use.