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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 […]

Lunchtime Seminar Series

Posted: 09/17/2020

Introduction

Ultra High Performance Concrete (UHPC) is a relatively new form of concrete that exhibits enhanced strength and durability properties in comparison to conventional concretes. However, associated higher binder contents and significantly higher initial costs requires improved material sustainability performance. Conducted in Sligo Institute of Technology, this research examined the development of new UHPC mixes […]

New Lunchtime Seminar Series

Posted: 09/07/2020

Introduction

A research team from Trinity College has finished a very extensive in-field and laboratory investigation into how the known fact that high percentage GGBS mixes normally have slower hydration rates might be overcome in precast works. Normally GGBS’s inclusion is less suited to the  very early age stress-transfer and/or striking times so paramount for […]

Annual General Meeting

Posted: 08/06/2020

The 2020 Annual General Meeting of The Irish Concrete Society will be held online on Tuesday September 8th 2020 at 5.00 p.m. Full details will be issued to members in the coming days.

Executive Officer Appointment

Posted: 08/05/2020

Executive Officer Appointment

The Irish Concrete Society would like to announce that Dr. Rosemary Byrne has been appointed as the new Executive Officer of the Society.    Rosemary is re-joining the concrete industry after a period in academia, having previously worked at a senior level in Irish concrete production.

 

 

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