Jamie North combines the co/by products of industry and native Australian flora species to create sculptural installations that explore the simultaneous concurrence and conflict between man-made architectural structures and the biological world.
The forum addresses a range of topics relating to the design, specification, construction and maintenance of concrete pavements. There will be a report on the trial of the use of recycled concrete in the select material zone and heavily bound sub-base on an upcoming project to reconstruct and widen a section of the M1 Motorway.
Concrete 2017 will be the 28th Biennial National Conference of the Concrete Institute of Australia and will be held in the beautiful city of Adelaide, South Australia.
This is the first Australian Society for Concrete Pavements event for 2016, where length of concrete path will be constructed by slipforming. There will be the opportunity to view the placing process, and then the jointing of the path later that day. Presentations on the successful construction of concrete pavements will be presented. The making and delivering of good concrete will be discussed, including guidelines for how slump may be adjusted if required.
The Concrete Institute of Australia conducts regular seminars, technical evenings and site visits around Australia each year. 2016 will be no exception with more than 70 events being delivered through both National and State Branch programs. Keeping abreast of the latest issues and developments occurring within the dynamic field of concrete is crucial.
The Construction Materials Industry Conference will return to Melbourne in 2016. Celebrating CMIC's 10th anniversary, CMIC16 has a re-energised format that will attract more than 600 Australian and international delegates and guests from the heavy construction materials industry, suppliers and government.
The Concrete Institute of Australia is kicking its 2016 workshop program on High Performance Concrete Floors and Pavements between March and April, Want to be part of it?
The annual participants forum was held Thursday, 26 November 2015 – Friday, 27 November 2015 at the Australian Maritime Museum. A full report from Executive - Craig Heidrich will be featured in the upcoming March Edition of Connections.
"Methods for sampling and testing aggregates-Coarse aggregate quality by visual comparison" AS 1141.30.1-2009 Amd 1 draft is open for public comment, and is due to close in four days. If you wish to make a comment, click on the link below for more information.
Concrete 2015 was held at the Pullman Hotel, Albert Park, Melbourne from 30th August to 2nd September 2015. More than four hundred (600) delegates attended the Conference, exceeding the Concrete Institutes of Australia’s expectations.
From the 14th to the 15th of September 2015, the INTERCEM Cementitious Materials Forum will gather cement producers and traders from around the world to share their real-life case-study experiences and look in detail not just at the benefits of using SCMs but also at challenges they have faced! Click below to fine out more!
The theme for Concrete 2015 is ‘Research into Practice.’ This event will allow industry-leading stakeholders to share their innovative research in areas including materials, construction and design. The Association will be a sponsor and exhibitor, so make sure you visit our stand.
Want to submit your nomination for the 2015 Awards? Nominations for the 2015 Global Slag Awards are already open, you can nominate your preference online!
This exhibition of six large sculptural columns by Sydney-based artist Jamie North features plant life growing from concrete pylons in an apparent state of erosion. Each column, ascending from a solid base to a condition of lesser materiality, will be slowly overrun by creeping vines (Pandorea pandorana) that reflect the artist’s lifelong engagement with the observance and cultivation of plants. The exhibition is being held at NGV International bewteen 25 March to 12 July 2015. Open 10am–5pm, closed Tuesday. Free entry
The 8th EUROSlag Conference will be held in Linz, Austria, from 21-23 October 2015! With the global slag market estimated to be worth $28 billion by 2020, The EUROSlag Conference continues to grow and bring together leading international companies concerned with ferrous slag products.