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Cold Weather Concreting

Posted: 11/01/2022

The negative effects of placing concrete in cold weather are well established. Concrete can be damaged to such an extent that it is unfit for use, has lower strength development or reduced durability. Therefore, it is important that precautions are taken to ensure that the performance of the Concrete is not unduly affected.

In this […]

40th Annual Awards Nominations

Posted: 10/14/2022

All Categories for the 40th Annual Awards are now open!

Building Infrastructure Elemental International Student Sculpture

Entry forms and information on the competition are available here.

Prof Roger West appointed Fellow of The Institute of Concrete Technology

Posted: 10/10/2022

Our Chair, Prof. Roger West of Trinity College Dublin, was appointed a Fellow of The Institute of Concrete Technology at the recent ICT 50th Anniversary event in Dublin. Presented by the President of the Institute, Prof. Muhammed Basheer, this honour is awarded to those that possess outstanding expertise and have made significant contributions to concrete […]

Floor Screeds: An essential update for professionals

Posted: 10/06/2022

Venue: Online Event

Screeds can often be viewed as non-structural, straightforward elements which do not require consideration, leading to avoidable problems.

There are a variety of screed materials now available that require very specific types of installation. A lack of knowledge by professionals can lead to issues such as: screeds being specified that are not adequate […]

Posted: 09/30/2022

Nominations for the 40th Annual Awards Main Categories, Sean de Courcy Student Award and the Sculpture Award are now open!

Entry forms and information on the competition are available here.

Annual Joint Weekend with Concrete Society Northern Ireland Region

Posted: 08/19/2022

We are delighted to announce the return of the annual meeting of members and their partners with our colleagues in the Northern Ireland Region of The Concrete Society.

Hosted by the Irish Concrete Society, the event will be based at the Ferrycarrig Hotel, and include a technical visit to the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Bridge, the […]

Fundamentals of Concrete Technology

Posted: 07/28/2022

Starting 14th September 2022

Covering essential information, this three half-day hybrid course suitable for all those involved in the production, design, and supervision of concrete will cover essential information to enable better understanding and knowledge of  the most used construction material in the world.

Laboratory Session: 14th September 2022, 10am to 6pm*, TCD Lab

*90 min […]

40th Annual Awards

Posted: 07/06/2022

Nominations for the 40th Annual Awards Main Categories are now open!

Entry forms and information on the competition are available here.

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 […]

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