Waffle slabs

August 27th, 2016|Categories: News|

"A form of construction that used to be popular but has fallen out of flavor or favor or whatever" NEWS

6.2 magnitude earthquake crumbles central Italy

August 25th, 2016|Categories: News|

"Italy earthquake described as Dante's Inferno kills dozens" CBS NEWS

We are looking for you!

August 24th, 2016|Categories: News|

ERMCO is looking for a concrete consultant. Click HERE to read the job description. If you are interested, send your curriculum vitae by e-mail only to Mr Francesco Biasioli ERMCO Secretary General e-mail: fb@ermco.eu Deadline for the application is September, 10, 2016.

Occupational H&S in Turkey: THBB Blue Helmet Awards

June 4th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |

Winners of the 3rd Blue Helmet Occupational Health and Safety Awards were announced. The contest was organised by ERMCO Member THBB, the Turkish Ready Mixed Concrete Association, in order to inform, raise awareness, encourage and improve the safety of facilities that operate in the ready-mixed concrete sector. […]

Wind turbine towers? Better with concrete!

May 12th, 2016|Categories: Concrete World|Tags: |

An article published this week on Windpower Engineering Development illustrates an innovative construction method combining precast concrete elements and ready-mixed concrete, developed to build towers for wind turbines in a faster and more cost-effective way. Source: windpowerengineering.com  

Turkish Ready Mixed Concrete Association Gathers the Sector in Ankara

January 14th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

THBB, the Turkish Ready Mixed Concrete Association, brings together the ready mixed concrete industry, one of the major branches of the construction sector being the leading industry of the Turkey’s economy, and its related sectors under the same roof. The major players of the Europe, Asia, Africa and Middle East will meet in Congresium, Ankara between 18th and 20th of February. […]

Multiplier Effect of the Cement and Concrete Industry

November 20th, 2015|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

1=2.8 Starting with this original equation Arbataz Shams, manager of consultants Le BIPE presented an independent study conducted for EuroConstruct on the multiplier effect of an investment in concrete for the whole economy, focusing on the benefits of a local supply chain. The report’s findings were revealed at the conference “Citizens at the heart of the sustainably-built environment” hosted by The Concrete Initiative in Brussels on 19 November 2015. […]

ERMCO Congress

September 17th, 2015|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |

In June, the Turkish Association, THBB, hosted the 23rd ERMCO Congress, which was a great success.  Several hundred people attended the meetings in the historic Istanbul Military Museum and the gala dinner, held on a spectacular island in the Bosphorus. The highlight of the technical sessions was the keynote speech on Advances in Concrete Science [...]

New structure for ERMCO activities

September 17th, 2015|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Because of the increasing importance of sustainability issues in ERMCO’s activities, the Board has decided to split the current EcoTec Committee and to establish separate Technical and Sustainability Committees, to be chaired by Olaf Assbrock and Jean-Marc Potier respectively. Olaf Aßbrock Jean-Marc Potier A  meeting will be held next month to discuss [...]

SNBPE Environmental Awards

September 17th, 2015|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

After a gap of fourteen years the French Association has revived its awards.  Recognising particularly the improvements in landscaping, the Association gave awards in six categories: Architectural Innovation, Urban Integration, Rural Integration, Recycling, Materials Management, and Innovative Design.  If you can read French, click here to read the article in SNBPE magazine; and even if [...]

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