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 [...]
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 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.
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