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

October 13th, 2016|Categories: ERMCO Congress 2018|

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 [...]

HUGE CO2 SAVINGS  BY MAINTAINING AND UPGRADING ROADS

October 13th, 2016|Categories: ERMCO Congress 2018|

" 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 [...]

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

October 11th, 2016|Categories: ERMCO Congress 2018|

The Italian newspaper "La Stampa" reports about  to the recent disaster in Haiti, where  80% of buildings collapsed during a terrific storm lasting 12 hours.  As a local aid worker declares: "the only standing houses are those made of reinforced concrete". LINK

European Ready Mixed Concrete Industry Statistics Year 2015

October 5th, 2016|Categories: ERMCO Congress 2018|

European Ready Mixed Concrete Industry Statistics based on the Y2015 production data. Starting from this year, the ERMCO Statistics are available to the public as a digital download, available for purchase at our store.

RECYCLING AGGREGATES FROM C&DW

October 4th, 2016|Categories: ERMCO Congress 2018|

Two interesting videos on different techniques to recover aggregates for concrete from construction and demolition waste Link n. 1 Link n. 2    

A new President for the European Ready-Mixed Concrete Organization

September 28th, 2016|Categories: ERMCO Congress 2018|

We are pleased to announce that on September 8 in Berlin, the 24 th ERMCO Board elected by the Meeting of ERMCO Representatives appointed Mr. Yavuz IŞIK from Turkey as the new ERMCO President. Read more

Sacramento Kings boast world’s first LEED Platinum indoor sports arena

September 28th, 2016|Categories: ERMCO Congress 2018|

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Delightful concrete ‘treehouse’ seems to defy gravity

September 13th, 2016|Categories: ERMCO Congress 2018|

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GIC

September 12th, 2016|Categories: ERMCO Congress 2018|

GIC click here

“Concrete can be beautiful: readers’ modernist American architecture photos”

September 6th, 2016|Categories: ERMCO Congress 2018|

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