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Effect of column cross section geometry on response modification factors
Shivam Mishra, Vimala Anthugari and R. Pradeep Kumar
Quadruple blend (cement, fly ash, slag and ultra-fine slag) for mass concrete for high-rise construction buildings
Manish Wani and Debabrata Chakraborty
Dynamic response of reinforced concrete wall under blast loading
Shashank Jain, Rohit Tiwari, Tanusree Chakraborty and Vasant Matsagar
Benefits and challenges of using carbon nanotubes and carbon nanofibres in cement-based composites
Yuyan Sun, Zhiwu Yu, Guangcheng Long and Ziguo Wang
Studies on energy absorption capacity of two way slabs with blended pozzlonic concretes subjected to flexure
GVV Satyanarayana, N.R. Dakshina Murthy and M.V. Seshagiri Rao
Quantification of hydration products in reactive powder concrete
Santosh M. Muranal and R. B. Khadiranaikar






DISCUSSION FORUM: Are specifications impeding sustainability of concrete?


POINT OF VIEW: Case study of strength evaluation of structural concrete using rebound hammer test

Pardeep K. Gupta, Niharika Gupta and Amandeep Singh

    AKC’s August 2015 Programs


    EXCON 2015

    The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) is organising EXCON 2015 during 25th - 29th November 2015 at BIEC, Bengaluru , Karnataka.

    Holcim and Lafarge merger

    Holcim Ltd and Lafarge S.A. completed their global merger and have launched LafargeHolcim, a world leader in the building materials industry.

    R. Sundaram re-elected President of SEWC

    Concrete mix design and acceptance criteria ......

    National Council for Cement and Building Materials’ (NCB’s) Centre for Continuing Education Services (CCE) is organising a three-day Training Programme on "Concrete Mix Design and Acceptance Criteria of Concrete for Different Types of Mixes" at their Ballabgarh Unit during 5-7 August 2015.


    The Civil Engineering Department of University College of Engineering (A), Osmania University is conducting a Three-Day International Conference on Innovations in Structural Engineering (IC-ISE-2015) during 14-16 December 2015 at Hyderabad Campus.

    THE BIG 5 Kuwait 2015

    The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) with the support of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry are organising an "India Pavilion" at THE BIG 5 Kuwait, an international construction technology & building materials trade exhibition from 14-16 September 2015, at Kuwait.

    Competition for best ferrocement structure

    Awards for Design Excellence 2015

    The Foundation for Design Excellence in collaboration with Festival of Architecture and Interior Designing 2015 is organising the CP Kukreja Awards for Design Excellence 2015 during September 25, 2015.

    Constro 2016

    The Pune Construction Engineering Research Foundation (PCERF) is organising Constro 2016 during January 14 - 17, 2016 at Agriculture College Ground, Pune, Maharashtra.

    Advances in Science and Technology of Concrete
    The second R.N. Raikar Memorial International Conference and the ‘Banthia – Basheer International Symposium’ on Advances in Science and Technology of Concrete, will be held during December 18-19, 2015 at Hotel The Lalit, Mumbai.

    Construction Chemicals Industry of India

    The Construction Chemicals Manufacturers Association (CCMA) is organising an international conference on Suppliers to Construction Chemicals Industry of India during September 25-26, 2015 at Hotel The Lalit, Mumbai.


    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.

    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.

    Our World in Concrete Structures

    The 40th conference on ‘Our World in Concrete & Structures’ will be held during 26-28 August 2015 at Singapore.

    IABSE Geneva 2015

    The International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering (IABSE) is organising the IABSE structural engineering Geneva conference during September 23 to 25, 2015 at International Conference Centre, Geneva, Switzerland.

    UKIERI Concrete Congress 2015

    Bauma Conexpo Africa

    The International Trade Fair for Construction Machinery, Building Material Machines, Mining Machines and Construction Vehicles titled ‘Bauma Conexpo Africa’ will be held next year during September 15 - 18, 2015 at Johannesburg, South Africa.