Events ( April 2013)

Events ( April 2013)


Indian Cement Conference
23rd April, 2013.

The Indian Cement Conference being organised by ASAPP Media will muster the leaders from industry - buildings and construction companies, cement manufacturers, EPC Companies, cement plant machinery and equipment companies, logistics and packaging companies - provides an opportunity to discuss collectively to find solutions for to stiff challenge faced by the Industry. This a knowledge sharing platform and networking opportunity with the peers from the cement industry.The participation for this conference is on a first come first serve basis.

Tel: 91 22 2419 3000

Concrete Pipes & Pipeline Design Workshop
6th May 2013
Hotel Grand Chancellor, Melbourne

This session deals with the materials that make up reinforced concrete pipes. Cement types include GP, SL and HE cement as well as SCM's (supplementary cementitious materials) such as flyash. The reason why some concrete pipes use elliptical steel reinforcement instead of circular steel reinforcement is outlined. Concrete pipe load class is explained and the requirements of crack control for testing in accordance with AS/NZS 4058-2007 are also outlined. Other tests that are expanded upon include hydrostatic testing, absorption testing and durability requirements e.g. impermeability limits, chloride and sulphate concentration limits.

Concrete Repair & Maintenance Course
7th May 2013
Mercure Hotel, Brisbane

This session looks at the most commonly used materials for repairing damaged concrete namely epoxies and polymer modified cement based materials. This session will discuss the principles behind how these products work, including correct mixing of product and hardener (in the case of epoxies), crack injection, low viscosity v/s high viscosity products, self-levelling compounds etc. The session will be capped off by a practical demonstration of their usage in the seminar room.

Concrete Conference at Missouri S&T
23rd-24th April, 2013 Havener Center Rolla, MO USA

Missouri University of Science and Technology will host the annual Missouri Concrete Conference and the registration fees are 130 $ per person.Conference presentations will include Type I-L cement, unusual concrete mixtures, recycled concrete aggregate for structures and pavements, alkali-silica reaction (ASR) mitigation and testing, petrography, laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy, problems and solutions with box beams, joints and girders, full depth reclamation, airfield aggregate-related failures, modular slab joint repair systems, building slab moisture remedies, roller compacted concrete residential projects, basics of quality, World Trade Center concrete, and St. Louis County specification changes.For additional information log on to

Phone: 573-341-4200

ACI Spring 2013 Convention
14th -18th April, 2013.
Hilton and Minneapolis Convention Center Minneapolis, MN, USA.

On behalf of the ACI Twin Cities Chapter Convention Committee, ACI conducts ACI 2013. At the convention the attendees will have the opportunity to participate in the development of industry codes and standards; network with many of the world's leading concrete professionals; and learn about the latest in concrete technology while fulfilling your continuing education requirements. Having created an educational and technical program, the convention will cover several angles of the convention theme, "Responsibility in Concrete Construction." Convention Highlights include the Student Competition; technical tours of Shoreview, 35 W Bridge, and Gerdau.

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