Supporting study for the Fitness Check on the construction sector: EU internal market and energy efficiency legislation This study is intended to support the European Commission's Regulatory Fitness and Performance Programme (REFIT) Sectoral Fitness Check of the Construction Sector, expected to be published in the spring of 2017. The Sectoral Fitness Check aims at examining [...]
Unique concrete industry alliance to address responsible sourcing Geneva, December 7th Sourcing concrete with confidence The Concrete Sustainability Council (CSC), was officially launched in Geneva on 14 November 2016 Its members are representatives of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development/ Cement Sustainability Initiative and the aggregate, concrete and cement industry.Together, these stakeholders are committed [...]
ECLIPS is a multi-national project carried out by Arizona State University and University of California Los Angeles (in the US), Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science (Empa) in Switzerland, Technical University-Delft in Netherlands, and TECNALIA in Spain, funded through the Infravation grant of the European Union. EUPAVE (European Concrete Paving Association) and ACPA (American Concrete [...]
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 [...]
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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 [...]