The Scheme provides an independent audit of a ready mixed concrete plant's own quality system.
Audits are carried out by the Plant Audit Committee of five or more registered engineers. Members include representatives from the Concrete New Zealand – Learned Society and Engineering New Zealand (ENZ).
The committee is resourced to enable it to conduct reviews to a high and consistent standard throughout New Zealand.
Its operations are carried out under a quality assurance programme certified to ISO 9001 and audited by Bureau Veritas (New Zealand) Limited.
Compliance with NZS 3104:2003 Specification for Concrete Production (including amendments 1 & 2) and the relevant parts of related documents.
An appropriately qualified employee who carries out concrete testing at each plant.
A plant engineer who is either a chartered professional engineer or a registered engineering associate.
Properly maintained records, with the following original records retained on-site to provide an audit trail confirming the test records analysed are correct and complete: