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Election of New Chairperson

Posted: 06/11/2021

The Irish Concrete Society is pleased to announce that Prof Roger West was elected Chairperson at the AGM on 9th June 2021.

Prof West is an Associate Professor in the Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering department at Trinity College Dublin where he is also a Fellow and former Head of Department. He has been involved […]

Concrete Ticket Online

Posted: 06/04/2021

The Concrete Ticket course is now available online and on-demand.

See Course Information for details or email ticket@concrete.ie

Lunchtime Seminar

Posted: 05/20/2021

This free one-hour technical seminar will focus on:

What is Roller Compacted Concrete What is used for Why it’s better than traditional blacktop/vibrated concrete pavement Mix design and laying including suitable machinery Potential market growth

Since 1969, Rapid has pioneered game changing mixing technology. Recognised as one of the world’s leading manufacturers of equipment for […]

39th Annual Awards

Posted: 05/07/2021

Due to the continuing uncertainty surrounding the holding of large indoor events this year, and the impacts of the recent lockdown on construction activity, the Irish Concrete Society is postponing the 39th Annual Awards Evening previously scheduled for 30th October.

The Society’s 39th Annual Awards Evening will now take place at the Clayton Hotel, Burlington […]

Annual General Meeting

Posted: 05/04/2021

The 2021 Annual General Meeting of The Irish Concrete Society will be held online on Wednesday 9th June 2021 at 4.00 p.m. Full details and papers will be issued to members by post.

For enquires please contact office@concrete.ie

Lunchtime Seminar

Posted: 03/11/2021

Introduction EN 206:2013+A1-2016 is the current European standard for the specification and production of concrete. However, many conformity and compliance aspects are specified in accompanying national provisions. On the island of Ireland, two such national provisions apply, with Irish National Annex I.S. EN 206:2013/NA: 2015 in the Republic of Ireland and BS 8500-1:2015+A2:2019 and BS […]

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 […]

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