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THE EFCA MODEL FOR ENVIRONMENTAL PRODUCT DECLARATIONS

In 2006 EFCA ( European Federation of Concrete Admixtures Associations ) published generic EPD for ...

THE CONCRETE INITIATIVE : ENERGY STORAGE IN BUILDINGS – THE POTENTIAL IN THE ENERGY PACKAGE

Increasing renewable energy uptake will bring the need for greater energy flexibility and storage in order to ...

Approx. 27.5 million tonnes of cement were used in Germany in 2016. This figure is roughly 3.2 per cent higher than in the previous year.

Approx. 27.5 million tonnes of cement were used in Germany in 2016. This figure is ...

ERMCO President Yavuz Işık participated in the live broadcast of Bloomberg HT

Yavuz Işık, President of European Ready Mixed Concrete Organization (ERMCO) and Turkish Ready Mixed Concrete ...

Commission urged to increase fire safety requirements in buildings

Pressure is building from both advocacy organization Fire Safe Europe and MEPs for the European Commission ...

Around 43% of the co2 released in cement production is reabsorbed by carbonation

A recent study, presented by prof. Carmen Andrade at the “Future of Cement Symposium” held ...

The Norway “FOLLO LINE” Tunnel

The largest infrastructure project in Norway is becoming reality with the construction of the longest ...

The Italian association FEDERBETON has joined CSC as Regional System Operator

Federbeton will contribute to certify the sustainability of construction. The Confindustria Federation, which includes cement ...

Urgent recommendations for EU policy changes following Grenfell Tower fir

Fire Safe Europe offers its sincere condolences to the families of victims and conveys its ...

EC 2 – Updated Commentary and Worked Examples

Thanks to eng. J. F. DENOËL of FEBELCEM, Brussels, the updated versions of the Commentary and Worked ...

APEB- Portuguese Ready Mixed Concrete Association

CONCRETE DAY, JUNE 1st 2017  Innovation, technology and networking Programa Dia do Betão 2017 DIA DO ...

READY MIXED CONCRETE, CEMENT, AGGREGATE, AND CONSTRUCTION SECTORS TO MEET AT BETON 2017   Organized ...

New Research Project – Germany Enhancement of Fresh Concrete Recycling in the Ready-Mixed Concrete Industry

It is a usual procedure in Germany to separate fresh concrete waste into reclaimed washed ...

2017 Public Webinar Schedule

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Concrete Sustainability HUB, a center supported by the US ...

DDR EXPO 2017 – Demolition, Decontamination and Recycling

DDR Expo 2017 is the very first European trade fair specialized in demolition, decontamination and ...

Industry launches responsibly sourced concrete certification

Initiated by the Cement Sustainability Initiative (CSI) - operating under the umbrella of the World Business ...

EUPAVE Workshop

3rd workshop on Best Practices in Concrete Paving with theme “The right concrete mix for ...

EU internal market and energy efficiency legislation

Supporting study for the Fitness Check on the construction sector: EU internal market and energy ...

The Concrete Initiative: SMARTER SOLUTIONS

A very good article by Construction Europe, covering the Concrete Dialogue conference. SMARTER SOLUTIONS

9th International Conference FIBRE CONCRETE 2017

http://concrete.fsv.cvut.cz/fc2017/  

The Concrete Sustainability Council (CSC), was officially launched in Geneva on 14 November 2016

Unique concrete industry alliance to address responsible sourcing  Geneva, December 7th Sourcing concrete with confidence  ...

ECLIPS Workshop:  Innovative Sustainable Concrete Pavements

ECLIPS is a multi-national project carried out by Arizona State University and University of California ...

fib Symposium 2017

The Dutch Concrete Association (Betonvereniging) and the Belgian Concrete Association (Belgische Betongroepering) will jointly organise ...

Great success for the first edition of GIC – Italian Concrete Days

The first edition of GIC - Italian Concrete Days closed on Saturday November 12 th ...

Fire Safety EUrope: The Case for a Fire Safety Strategy

An interest Video made by Fire Safety Europe CLICK HERE : Would you manage to ...

The Finalists of the Turkish Ready Mixed Concrete Association 2016 Architecture Awards announced

The finalists of the Architecture Awards organized quadrennially by Turkish Ready Mixed Concrete Association (THBB) ...

EUPAVE Research Project: ECLIPS

Enhancing Concrete Life in Infrastructure through Phase Change Systems (ECLIPS)   ECLIPS is a multi-national ...

BETON 2017 READY MIXED CONCRETE CONGRESS IN TURKEY

Organized by Turkish Ready Mixed Concrete Association (TRMCA), “Beton 2017 Ready Mixed Concrete Congress” will ...

RMCMA INITIATIVES

Ready Mixed Concrete Manufacturers’ Association (RMCMA) has established a new initiative to promote safety in ...

FEBELCEM : JOURNEE INFRASTRUCTURE

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When it comes to tsunami, r.c. structures and not wood ones are safe

New national construction standards will — for the first time ever in the U.S. — consider the ...

HUGE CO2 SAVINGS  BY MAINTAINING AND UPGRADING ROADS

" Road transport contributes to about a fifth of the EU’s total emissions of CO2. ...

Haiti : “the only standing houses are made of reinforced concrete”

The Italian newspaper "La Stampa" reports about  to the recent disaster in Haiti, where  80% ...

European Ready Mixed Concrete Industry Statistics Year 2015

European Ready Mixed Concrete Industry Statistics based on the Y2015 production data. Starting from this ...

RECYCLING AGGREGATES FROM C&DW

Two interesting videos on different techniques to recover aggregates for concrete from construction and demolition ...

A new President for the European Ready-Mixed Concrete Organization

We are pleased to announce that on September 8 in Berlin, the 24 th ERMCO ...

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FIHP NEWS

14° Iberoamerican Ready Mixed Concrete Congress, 7° Concrete Pavements Congress & 2016 Annual Meeting of ...

Women in Concrete Alliance WICA

September 20, 2016, Cartagena de Indias, Colombia Attend the third annual gender equality conference, held ...

Waffle slabs

"A form of construction that used to be popular but has fallen out of flavor ...

6.2 magnitude earthquake crumbles central Italy

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

Wind turbine towers? Better with concrete!

An article published this week on Windpower Engineering Development illustrates an innovative construction method combining precast ...

Istanbul, home of the 23rd ERMCO Congress hosted by THBB

ERMCO Congress

In June, the Turkish Association, THBB, hosted the 23rd ERMCO Congress, which was a great ...

Permeable concrete

In the United States, permeable concrete is seen as one of the great marketing opportunities ...

European Ready Mixed Concrete Industry Statistics Year 2014

European Ready Mixed Concrete Industry Statistics based on the Y2014 production data. Starting from this ...

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