Past Issue


A study on the factors influencing the load transfer efficiency in concrete block pavements
Salah Sober Thameel, D.S.N.V Amar Kumar and P.Rathish Kumar
Pull-out tests for bond strengths of geopolymer concretes
N.P. Rajamane M.C. Nataraja, N. Lakshmanan and J.K. Dattatreya




PEOPLE: Professor B. Vijaya Rangan

THIN WHITE TOPPING: Experiences from thin white topping projects in Thane, Maharashtra
K.D. Lalla and Suhas N. Mehta

PRECAST CONCRETE: A qualitative study of precast plants in Malaysia M.N.A. Azman, M.S.S. Ahamad, T.A. Majid and M.H. Hanafi

    Ecobuild India 2013

    Ecobuild in UK commands the leading and most influential position as the world’s largest expo dedicated to sustainable building designs and eco-friendly construction. Building on the success, UBM Built Environment is delighted to launch Ecobuild India from 16-18 April 2013 at Bombay Exhibition Centre (BEC), Mumbai.

    Conferences by IIT Madras

    Rehabilitation and restoration of structures, February 13-16, 2013.

    Advances in building sciences, February 13-16, 2013.

    International Conference & Exhibition

    The Construction Industry Development Council (CIDC) is organising an International Conference and Exhibition scheduled to be held on January 30 to February 1, 2013 at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi.

    Steel Space & Composite Structures SS12

    The Shandong University of Science and Technology, Qingdao, China is organising the 11th International Conference on "Steel Space & Composite Structures" during 12-14 December 2012 at Harvest Hotel - Qingdao, China.

    Durability of Concrete

    A forum on ‘Durability of Concrete’ will be held on October 12, 2012 at Hotel Mirador, Mumbai

    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.

    Sky City: China plans world's tallest building

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

    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.

    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.

    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.

    Call for Papers: 2nd UKIERI Concrete Congress

    Whilst the response to the Congress to date has been excellent, the Congress Organising Committee would be pleased to further receive offers of original papers by the closing date of 31 March 2012 and would like to hear from potential authors with 250 words abstracts of their proposed papers in any of the six conferences of the Congress listed below together with their subject themes. In submitting abstracts, the authors are requested to indicate the Conference and the Theme under which they would like their papers to be considered. 

    Multi-purpose high-rise towers and tall buildings

    International Federation of High-rise Structures (IFHS) is organising the 10th International Conference on Multipurpose High-rise Towers and Tall buildings on Extreme Engineering during November 5 - 6, 2012 at Dubai, UAE.

    Engineering a concrete future

    The International Federation for Structural Concrete (fib) will be organising an fib symposium on the theme 'Engineering a concrete future: Technology, modelling and construction', during April 22 to 24, 2013 at Tel-Aviv, Israel.