The Dutch Concrete Association (Betonvereniging) and the Belgian Concrete Association (Belgische Betongroepering) will jointly organise the annual fib Symposium in 2017. Germany will also be involved in the organisation and it will be represented by Prof. Josef Hegger from Aachen University. As being the place where The Netherlands, Belgium and Germany meet, Maastricht is selected [...]
The first edition of GIC - Italian Concrete Days closed on Saturday November 12 th . GIC, on his debut in the Italian trade fair market, achieved results that far surpassed the best expectations, arousing interest, appreciation and great satisfaction among the over 120 exhibitors and around 3,000 visitors. The official and certified figures will [...]
An interest Video made by Fire Safety Europe CLICK HERE : Would you manage to escape a building on fire?
The finalists of the Architecture Awards organized quadrennially by Turkish Ready Mixed Concrete Association (THBB) for 2016 have been announced. THBB, which highlights the accurate use of concrete in line with the purpose of its establishment, is conducting a range of programs accordingly. In that scope, the fourth of the THBB Architecture Awards is being [...]
Enhancing Concrete Life in Infrastructure through Phase Change Systems (ECLIPS) ECLIPS is a multi-national project funded through the Infravation grant of the European Union. EUPAVE (European Concrete Paving Association) and ACPA (American Concrete Pavement Association) are in charge of the dissemination of the ECLIPS project and main outcomes. ECLIPS is working on the incorporation of [...]
Organized by Turkish Ready Mixed Concrete Association (TRMCA), “Beton 2017 Ready Mixed Concrete Congress” will be held on 13-14 April 2017 at Istanbul Expo Center in Yeşilköy, Istanbul-TURKEY. READ MORE
Ready Mixed Concrete Manufacturers’ Association (RMCMA) has established a new initiative to promote safety in ready-mixed concrete (RMC) Plants. READ MORE Ready Mixed Concrete Manufacturers’ Association (RMCMA) has evolved a set of guidelines that helps achieve this objective. The video describes these guidelines.
New national construction standards will — for the first time ever in the U.S. — consider the devastating risks posed by tsunamis. The American Society of Civil Engineers has developed this edition of the standards, known as ASCE 7-16, and it’s the first to include a chapter on tsunami hazards, in addition to chapters on seismic, wind [...]
" Road transport contributes to about a fifth of the EU’s total emissions of CO2. Unlike other sectors, transport emissions have been generally increasing since 1990. The positiion paper, prepared by three Associations EAPA; EUPAVEand FEHRL, aims to quantify the benefits to be gained for Europe from investments in roads, and provides ideas on policies [...]