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Design and Installation of Anchors

Posted: 01/20/2021

Concrete anchors, when used, are typically a critical design component. While often contributing to the stability and robustness of a structure, anchors can be overlooked as a secondary design element. Errors in design and installation can significantly reduce anchor capacity with the potential to result in catastrophic failure. In this half day online seminar we […]

Christmas 2020

Posted: 12/22/2020

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 will be closed from Wednesday 23rd December 2020 until Monday 4th January 2021.

Cold Weather Concreting

Posted: 12/11/2020

12th January 2021 10am to 1pm

In this seminar we will deal with both the practical aspects of successfully placing concrete during cold weather and look at the damage caused by freezing temperatures to fresh concrete.

Who Should Attend Local Authority Engineers Consulting Engineers Producers Main Contractors Specialist Sub-Contractors Site Supervisory Personnel Agenda

10.00 Welcome

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Concrete Fundamentals Course

Posted: 11/03/2020

17th and 25th November 2020 10am to 1pm

Covering essential information, this two half-day online course will help all those attending better understand the most used construction material in the world.

Morning Session 1 Concrete Constituents Concrete Mix Design Specifying, Ordering, Delivery and Acceptance Fresh Concrete Properties Virtual Laboratory Session: Cube and Slump Testing Morning […]

The Concrete Society NI Region

Posted: 10/28/2020

The Concrete Society NI Region are holding a joint even with ICE and IStructE on 2nd November 2020. This talk details the five story basement built beneath Claridge’s Hotel in London, carried out with disrupting the hotel operations. Location: On-line Speakers: Jim Mackey (McGee), Andy Pye and Alice Blair (Arup) Time: 18:15 – 19:30 (UK […]

38th Annual Awards Results

Posted: 10/23/2020

The winners of the 38th Annual Awards have been announced!

See our awards page for further information: https://concrete.ie/our-awards/

38th Annual Awards

Posted: 10/22/2020

The winners of the 38th Irish Concrete Society Awards will be announced on 23rd October 2020 at 2pm. In anticipation of this announcement, details of all of this year’s competition entries can be viewed here: ICS 38th Annual Awards Entrants Brochure

Lunchtime Seminar Series

Posted: 10/19/2020

Introduction

This Horizon 2020 project aimed to develop (a) an Ultra High Durability Concrete (UHDC) and (b) a Durability Assessment-based Design (DAD) methodology to improve the durability and predict the long-term performance of structures in Extremely Aggressive Exposure (EAE) conditions. The driving principle of this project is that the long-term behaviour of such structures can […]

The Institute of Concrete Technology

Posted: 10/06/2020

The Institute of Concrete Technology is hosting a webinar entitled Concrete: Getting More from Less via In-Transit Management Systems on 13th October 2020 at 12.30pm

For further information see: Webinar GCP Helen Frape Final (2)

38th Annual Awards Update

Posted: 10/01/2020

In keeping with on-going public health guidance, the Irish Concrete Society regrets that the 38th Annual Awards Dinner will not be held this year.

As the awards had been scheduled to take place on the 24th October, we will instead announce the winners of this year’s competition on that date.

We would like to take […]

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