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Alternatives to natural sand for concrete and mortar
A.K. Mullick
Abrasion resistance and strength properties of concrete containing municipal solid waste ash
Manoj Sharma, Maneek Kumar and S.K. Sharma
Mechanical properties of binary blended standard concrete using ground granulated blast furnace slag and robo sand
M. Vijaya Sekhar Reddy, M.C. Nataraja, M. Seshalalitha and I.V. Ramana Reddy
Effect of cement on construction of biosand filters in remote communities around the world
Alexandra Deaconu and Rishi Gupta
Performance study of concrete containing stone dust and marble powder with silica fume and superplasticiser
Tanpreet Singh and Jaspal Singh
Influence of different mineral and chemical admixtures in OPC with river sand and comparison with standard sand on durability properties
J. Prabakar and Agadi Kishan and Leelavathi K.S.




POINT OF VIEW: Seismic retrofitting of operational nuclear facility with limited radioactive inventory
R. Sharma, S.K. Saini and N.S. Gabhane

DISCUSSION FORUM: Evaluation of stress block parameters for self compacting rubberised concrete composites

    PPPs in Roads, Highways

    UNECEP and CIDC will be organising six basic courses between April 2015 and August 2015 (based on UN recommended curriculum) at India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road, New Delhi.

    AKC’s APRIL 2015 Programs

    Seismic Design of Industrial Structures . . . . .

    The Indian Nuclear Society is organising a national workshop on ‘Seismic Design of Industrial Structures, Equipment and Piping Systems’ during April 13-17, 2015 at AERB Auditorium Niyamak Bhavan, Anushaktinagar, Mumbai.

    Next Generation Concretes

    A two-day professional development course on ‘Next Generation Concretes- Materials and Technology’ will be organised during April 17-18, 2015 at Nirma University campus, Ahmedabad, Gujarat.

    Construction Chemicals Conference-2015

    The "Construction Chemicals Conclave-2015" is being organized on May 8, 2015 at New Delhi.

    Indian Roads & Highways Summit

    The 4th Indian Roads and Highways Summit will be held on May 15, 2015 at Hotel Radisson Blu, Dwarka, New Delhi.

    Smart Cities India 2015

    An exhibition and conference on Smart Cities will be held during May 20-22, 2015 at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi. The sectors will include smart governance, smart energy, smart environment, smart transportations, smart IT and communications, smart health, smart education, smart buildings. The range of exhibitors would cover all sectors.

    e-Book by Dr. Nainan P. Kurian

    Dr. Nainan P. Kurian has brought out an e-book on ‘Concepts and Techniques in Geotechnical and Foundation Engineering’.

    Bicentennial Celebration : High Rise

    The Customer Support Department of Ambuja Cements Limited, Mumbai has held A one day conference as A Bicentennial Celebration on occasion of arranging successful completion of 200 Technical Events at Ambuja Knowledge Centre, Andheri, under Foundation – A Ambuja Knowledge Initiative. The venue and date was Grand Ballroom at Hotel The Leela, Mumbai, on Saturday, 14th March 2015

    India’s leading water positive Cement Company !

    Ambuja Cement is India’s leading water positive Cement Company, after obtaining a factor of being 4.03 times water positive, as per an assessment carried out by leading global certification body, DNV GL.

    Construction Equipment Procurement Summit 2015

    The Construction Equipment Procurement Summit 2015 will be held on May 14, 2015 at Hotel Crowne Plaza, Okhla New Delhi.

    Advances in Concrete Technology covering .......
    National Council for Cement and Building Materials’ (NCB's) Centre for Continuing Education Services (CCE) is organizing a three-day Training Programme on “Advances in Concrete Technology covering use of Admixture, Self Compacting Concrete and High Performance Concrete” at their Ballabgarh Unit commencing from 22-24 April 2015.

    Advanced Training Programme on Energy Efficiency

    The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) is organising an Advanced Training Programme on Energy Efficiency during 23 & 24 April 2015 at Delhi


    On behalf of the organizing committee, we are pleased to invite you to submit an abstract for the Fifth International Conference on Geotechnique, Construction Materials and Environment, GEOMATE 2015, that will be held in Osaka from 16 to 18 November 2015.

    BIS Standard for public comments
    As part of the ambitious project of continual development/revision of Indian Standards relating to Cement and Concrete, a draft Indian Standard on aggregate for concrete is hereby issued in Wide Circulation for eliciting public comments.

    Update on 4th Holcim Global Awards
    "India continues to be the most participative in Holcim Awards” – Edward Schwarz


    ICI-ACECON 2015

    The Indian Concrete Institute (ICI) will be holding the Fourth Asian Conference on Ecstasy in Concrete on October 8-10, 2015 at Kolkata, India.


    The National Council for Cement And Building Materials is organising an International on Cement and Building Materials during December 01 to 04, 2015 at Manekshaw Centre, Parade Road, Delhi Cantt., New Delhi.

    Concrete Show India 2015

    Concrete Show India, will be held during 7 – 9 May, 2015 at the Bombay Convention & Exhibition Centre, Mumbai. The event will showcase the best and newest technologies in machinery, equipment, commercial concrete products, services and systems from industry suppliers.

    Structural Engineers World Congress (SEWC)

    The fifth Structural Engineers World Congress (SEWC) will be held during October 19-22, 2015 at Singapore.