Building a concrete future: designing and specifying sustainable concrete structures
Concrete provides long-term durable, efficient and resilient structures. Yet, the benefits to wider sustainability provided by concrete construction must be balanced against the necessity to reduce associated environmental impacts. This requires consideration of how concrete can be used in sustainable design, starting with initial discussions with clients, through to methods of specification and choice of […]
39th Annual Awards Winners
The winners of the 39th Annual Awards were announced at the Annual Awards and Dinner Evening held in the Clayton Hotel Burlington Road, Dublin on 26th March 2022.
Elemental and Overall Winner: Skate Bowl and Plaza at Le Fanu, Ballyfermot
Infrastructural Winner: Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Bridge
Building: UCC Student Hub
9th International Award: Paul Marshall […]
39th Annual Dinner and Awards Evening
The evening will commence with a drinks reception and exhibition of entries at 7.30pm, followed by dinner at 8.30pm. During the evening the main category award winners will be announced and presented, along with the winner of the Sean de Courcy Student Award and the winner of the 9th International Award.
eTickets have […]
Getting the Quality you Need: A professionals guide to on site concrete quality control – testing and interpretation of results
Date: Postponed | Venue: Online Event
While many factors can disrupt construction schedules, few are more frustrating than questions concerning in-situ concrete quality. In many cases unnecessary delay and cost is caused by poor site testing practices rather than substandard construction.
In this seminar, we will discuss quality testing that occurs before a product arrives […]
39th Awards Evening Nominated Charity
The Irish Concrete Society are pleased to announce that it has chosen the Irish Hospice Foundation as its nominated charity for the 39th Annual Awards Evening.
Please join us in supporting the work of this is incredible organisation.
ICS/ICT Advanced Concrete Technology Lecture
An Advanced Concrete Technology lecture will take place online at 1pm on 22nd February 2022. This free event is jointly organised by the Irish Concrete Society and the Institute of Concrete Technology.
Delivered by Paul O’Hanlon of the Holcim Innovation Center, France, this lecture will provide an insight into new digital technologies that are helping to […]
Date: 27th January | Venue: Online Event
Every professional involved in concrete construction has specific responsibilities to ensure the quality of the finished structure. However, achieving successful concrete projects also requires collective responsibility. SPECIFYINGCONCRETE.ie was developed to assist all concrete industry professionals in identifying and understanding both their individual responsibilities and provide an insight into the […]
Ar mian leat Nollaig Shona agus Athbhliain faoi mhaise daoibh go léir.
Wishing you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from all the team at the Irish Concrete Society.
Our office is closed from Wednesday 22nd December 2021 until Tuesday 4th January 2022.
39th Annual Awards
Due to the ongoing extraordinary circumstances being experienced by the construction sector, the Irish Concrete Society has amended the rules of the 39th Annual Award competition. This change will allow for nominations of completed work, located in Ireland, which commenced during 2016. As a result of this decision, the closing date for submission […]
Concrete and Sustainability – an update on ongoing efforts in Europe
The European Concrete Society Network is hosting a free half day webinar ‘Concrete and Sustainability – an update on ongoing efforts in Europe‘ on 25th November, starting at 11.30 am (IST).
For full information on talks and for registration details, see here.