Current Issue


Material and structural implications of using ferrocement as permanent formwork
A. Spanos, R. Sri Ravindrarajah and R.N. Swamy
Effect on structural design due to loss of sign in response spectrum analysis
O.R. Jaiswal, Sachin Narsude and Nilesh Mate
Pounding between adjacent buildings: Comparison of codal provisions
Chenna Rajaram and Ramancharla Pradeep Kumar




TECHNICAL NOTE: Manufactured sand
Suhas S. Dhuri

PEOPLE: Bishwajit Bhattacharjee

POINT OF VIEW: Fly ash fineness – Comparing residue on 45 micron sieve with Blaine’s surface area
S.S. Bagchi, S.V. Ghule and R.T. Jadhav

FERROCEMENT: Warehousing structures – An optimal approach
A.K. Jain and K.K. Shukla



    Advance Concrete Technology

    A one-day workshop on ‘Advance Concrete Technology’ is being organised on 11th August 2012 at Jubilee Hall, CIRCOT, Matunga, Mumbai.

    Affordable Housing

    The 3rd Annual Innovations in Affordable Housing India 2012 will be held during August 28-31, 2012 at Holiday Inn, Mumbai.

    Modern equipment for concrete construction

    The Indian Concrete Institute and Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai are organising a two day national seminar on 'Modern equipment for concrete construction' during September 20-21, 2012 at ICSR Complex, IIT Madras, Chennai.

    Conferences by CI-Premier

    Blast resistant design

    Protection of structures against hazards

    Emerging trends in transportation structures

    The Indian Institution of Bridge Engineers are organising an international seminar on "Emerging trends in transportation structures" during November 24-25, 2012 at Institution of Engineers (India), Haji Ali Park, Mahalaxmi, Mumbai.

    Design of RCC / steel girders, their launching

    The National Bridges Research and Development Centre is organising an international conference on "Design of RCC / steel girders, their launching and allied subjects" during December 14-16, 2012 at Hyderabad.

    UHPFRC 2013 : Call for papers

    The second International Symposium on Ultra-High Performance Fibre-Reinforced Concrete (UHPFRC) on the theme 'Designing and Building with UHPFRC: From innovation to large scale realizations' will be held during September 30 to October 2, 2013, at Marseille (France).

    Sky City: China plans world's tallest building

    A Hunan-based construction company aims to build an 838-m skyscraper in just three months

    ICI Annual Awards 2012

    The Indian Concrete Institute will be presenting the ICI Annual Awards 2012 on 22nd September, 2012 at Chennai.

    Applied sciences and engineering technology
    The Basha Research Centre, Singapore along with Cafet-Innova Technical Society, Hyderabad is organising a world conference on Applied Sciences and Engineering Technology (WCSET-2012) during 17-19, August 2012 at Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, INDIA.

    Innovations in concrete for meeting infrastructure

    The Indian Concrete Institute (ICI) is organising an international conference titled  ‘Innovative World of Concrete’ (IWC) on the theme  of “lnnovations in Concrete for Meeting Infrastructure Challenges” Concrete to be held during December 12-15, 2013 in Hyderabad.

    2013 fib Symposium

    The 2013 fib Symposium with the theme, "Engineering a Concrete Future: Technology, Modelling and Construction", will be held during April 22-24, 2013 at Tel-Aviv, Israel.

    Sustainable Construction Materials and Technologie

    The Third International Conference on Sustainable Construction Materials and Technologies (SCMT3) will be held during August 18-22, 2013 at Kyoto, Japan.

    Concrete Sustainability
    The International Conference on Concrete Sustainability ICCS13 to be held during at Tokyo, Japan, from May 27 to 29, 2013, is organized by the Japan Concrete Institute (JCI) and jointly organized by fib, ACI, and RILEM, and will be the first international conference co-organized by the world’s leading academic concrete societies in which there are active committees on the sustainability of concrete.

    Conference on Cement and Concrete Science

    The 32nd annual conference on Cement and Concrete Science is being hosted by Queen’s University Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK on 17th and 18th of September 2012 in Belfast.

    International Conference on the Durability .......

    The third International conference on the Durability of Concrete Structures (ICDCS-2012) is being hosted by Queen’s University Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK from 17-19 September 2012 in Belfast.

    Structural health monitoring and rehabilitation

    The Department of Civil Engineering, Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, Rajasthan organising a workshop on structural health monitoring and rehabilitation September 19th – 20th, 2012 at campus

    Ferrocement: a suitable and sustainable technology

    The National Union of Architects and Construction Engineers of Cuba (UNAICC in Spanish) is organising the 10th international symposium on ferrocement and thin reinforced cement composites at Havana International Conference Center, Cuba during October 15th to 17th, 2012. The theme of the event is " Ferrocement: a suitable and sustainable technology"

    Women in Science and Engineering

    WISE INDIA (Women in Science and Engineering) in association with INWES (International Network of Women Engineers and Scientists) is organising a regional conference during October 12-13, 2012 at New Delhi.

    Conferences by CI-Premier
    Fuzhou University, China along with CI-Premier Conference Organization, Singapore is organising the twin international conferences of "New dimensions in bridges" and "Inspection, appraisal, repairs and maintenance of structures" during 27-29 July, 2012 at WuYiSan, China.