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Building a concrete future: designing and specifying sustainable concrete structures

Posted: 04/08/2022

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

Posted: 03/28/2022

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

Posted: 03/24/2022

Event

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.

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Getting the Quality you Need: A professionals guide to on site concrete quality control – testing and interpretation of results

Posted: 03/07/2022

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

Posted: 02/28/2022

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

Posted: 02/01/2022

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 […]

SPECIFYINGCONCRETE.ie

Posted: 01/05/2022

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 […]

Christmas 2021

Posted: 12/22/2021

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

Posted: 11/16/2021

Important Anouncement

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

Posted: 11/05/2021

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.

 

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