Current Issue


Studies on changes in microstructure and thermal conductivity of cement mortar blended with refractory chemical at elevated temperature
Uma Suresh, R. Jeyalakshmi and N. Suresh
Compressive strength development of blended cement concretes containing portland cement, fly ash and metakaolin
Folagbade S. Olufemi and Moray Newlands
Comparative studies on mechanical properties in high performance concrete
Karthikeyan Jayakumar and K. Shaheer Ali
A proposed revision in national standards for limits on deleterious material (clay lumps) in fine and coarse aggregate
R.S.Londhe and Chinmay V. Naik
Analytical modeling of damping
Muthukumar G and Manoj Kumar





POINT OF VIEW: Effect of excessive cement in prestressed concrete girder
C.V. Kand, T.P. Thite and S.M. Litake

POINT OF VIEW: Earthquake safety of houses in India : Understanding the bottlenecks in implementation
Ramancharla Pradeep Kumar and C.V. R. Murty

    Ground improvement and sustainability

    The Geotechnical Engineering Laboratory, EERC, IIIT Hyderabad in association with Association of Consulting Civil  Engineers, Hyderabad Chapter and ASCE India-Southern Region is organizing a  technical lecture on 'Challenges involved in ground improvement and sustainability of civil structures' by Dr. Anand Puppala,Professor,  College of Engineering, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Texas (UTA) on 18th August 2014, Room No 119, Nilgiri Bhavan, IIIT Hyderabad, Gachibowli,  Hyderabad.

    Cost of Accident and Safety Budget
    IIT Delhi & CIDC is organising a One day Brainstorming Workshop on Estimation of Cost of Accident and Safety Budget in Construction Project on August 13, 2014 at Faridabad. 

    Quality Control and Quality Assurance .. .. ..

    The National Council for Cement and Building Materials’ (NCB’s) Centre for Continuing Education Services (CCE) is organising a five-day training programme on Quality Control and Quality Assurance in Concrete Construction including Extreme Weather Concreting at their Ballabgarh Unit, during 15-19 September 2014.

    AKC’s August 2014 Programs

    Precast Concrete Technology

    The Indian Concrete Institute is organising a one-day national seminar on Precast Concrete Technology on September 27, 2014 at Veer Savarkar Hall, Shivaji Park, Dadar, Mumbai. The theme is ‘Challenges, Methods and Practices’.


    The Department of Applied Mechanics and Hydraulics, NITK, Surathkal, is organising an international conference on Water Resources, Coastal and Ocean Engineering (ICWRCOE’15) during 12th–14th  March, 2015.


    The Ferrocement Society Pune is organising the third national convention on ferrocement during May 22-23, 2015 at Pune.

    ACCE(I) AWARDS 2014

    The Association of Consulting Civil Engineers (India) has been conferring yearly awards for outstanding work of persons / organisation / firms, for excellent / innovative design, excellence in the field of construction, significant contributions to civil engineering consultancy, best software package in civil engineering, best publication in civil engineering, etc.

    BIS – Construction Project Management: Project For

    As part of the ambitious project of development of Indian Standards in the field of Construction Project Management, a draft of Indian Standard has been prepared and is issued in wide circulation for eliciting public comments.

    BAU 2015

    BAU 2015 – The World’s Leading Trade Fair for Architecture, Materials, Systems will be taking place from 19 – 24 January 2015 at Messe München, Munich’s Trade Fair Centre, Germany.


    The 2014 International Conference on Civil, Urban and Environmental Engineering (CUEE2014) which will be held on August 19-20, 2014 Beijing, China.

    Concrete Mix Design
    The National Council for Cement and Building Materials (NCB) will be organising a 3-day training programme on ‘Concrete Mix Design and Acceptance Criteria of Concrete for different types of Mixes’ during August 20-22, 2014 at Ballabgarh Unit of NCB.

    Competition for Best Ferrocement Structure

    CORCON 2014
    NACE International Gateway, India Section, is organising  CORCON 2014 during 12th to 15th November 2014 at  Mumbai.

    Structural Engineering Convention 2014
    IIT Delhi is organising the Structural Engineering Convention 2014 (SEC2014) during December 22-24, 2014.  SEC2014 will be held for its ninth time since its beginning in 1997 with the pioneering efforts made by CSIR-Structural Engineering Research Centre (CSIR-SERC), Chennai and Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras.

    Multipurpose high-rise towers and tall buildings
    Cracow University of Technology, Poland and the International Federation of High-rise Structures are organising the 10th international conference on ‘Multipurpose high-rise towers and tall buildings’ during June 22-25, 2015 at Cracow, Poland.

    Big 5 Construct India 2014

    The Big 5 Construct India 2014 will be held during September 11-13, 2014 at Bombay Exhibition Centre, Mumbai

    ACETECH 2014

    The Economic Times will be organising ACETECH 2014 during November 6 to 9, 2014 at Bombay Exhibition Centre, Mumbai.

    Arab International Cement Conference and Exhibitio

    The Nineteenth Arab International Cement Conference and Exhibition will be held during November 11-13, 2014 at Le Centre International de Conférences de la Palmeraie, Marrakech, Morocco.

    IABSE Conference Nara 2015

    The IABSE Conference ‘Elegance in Structures’ will be held from May 13 -15, 2015 in Nara, Japan.