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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

    Outstanding Structures Around You
    Epicons is proposing to conduct a workshop scheduled on 13th September, 2014 (Saturday) at Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute (VJTI college), Matunga (E), Mumbai from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

    Waterproofing- Myths, Reality ......
    Two day Professional Development Course on “Waterproofing- Myths, Reality and Strategic Approach” will be organized on September 19-20, 2014 Friday and Saturday at Nirma University campus, Ahmedabad, Gujarat.

    Deep Foundation Technologies

    Deep Foundations Institute (DFI) of India along with Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi, Indian Geotechnical Society (IGS) Delhi Chapter and Construction Industry Development Council (CIDC) will host a two-day conference on Deep Foundation Technologies for Infrastructure Development in India at IIT Delhi during September 19-20, 2014.

    AKC’s September 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’.

    FIDIC Construction workshop 2014

    UBM India will be organising the FIDIC Construction workshop 2014 to be held during September 29-30, 2014 at Mumbai. This workshop will be addressed by international FIDIC expert (Kelvin Hughes) along with Indian expert giving practical case studies from the Indian market. This two day conference will focus on the importance of FIDIC in Indian infrastructure, EPC agreement, FIDIC Design built, NSC, claims and dispute resolution and strategies to create synergy between employer and contractor.

    Pre-cast Concrete Technology

    The Association of Consulting Civil Engineers (ACCE) India – Bangalore Centre is organising an International Seminar and Exhibition on Recent Developments in Design and Construction for Pre-cast Concrete Technology – ‘Paper to Practice’ to be held during 9th-13th November, 2014 at NIMHANS Convention Centre, Bengaluru, India.

    Emerging trends in Sustainable Habitat and integra

    The 12th international conference and exhibition on emerging trends in sustainable habitat and integrated cities will be held during November 13-15, 2014 at Mahatma Mandir, Gandhinagar, Gujarat.

    bC India 2014

    Messe München International, Germany is organising the BAUMA CONEXPO SHOW – bC India 2014 during December 15-18, 2014 at India Expo Centre, Greater Noida / Delhi.

    Concrete Show India 2015

    Concrete Show India 2015 will be held during 7 – 9 May, 2015 at the Bombay Convention & Exhibition Centre, Mumbai.


    The Fifth International Workshop on Performance, Protection & Strengthening of Structures under Extreme Loading - PROTECT2015 will be held during June 28-30, 2015 at Michigan State University in East Lansing, MI, USA

    REPORT – Construction Industry Database
    The first Task Force meeting for CIDC - Construction industry database was held on 25th July 2014 at the India International Centre, New Delhi.

    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.

    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.

    Competition for Best Ferrocement Structure