The International Federation for Structural Concrete 5th International fib Congress

Better - Smarter - Stronger

7 – 11 October 2018


Back to Basics II – ‘The Concrete Journey’ – Managing plastic concrete to improve hardened concrete performance
September 25 2018Brisbane, Australia

In May our seminar explored “Back to Basics – Raw Materials impact on Concrete Performance.” In addition to the Raw Material impacts, there are various other factors that can influence the behaviour and performance of concrete. This Seminar, “Back to Basics II – The Concrete Journey”, will take us through some of the key milestones in its journey to the job site.
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Back to Basics – How raw material properties can impact concrete performance
September 27 2018 – Gold Coast, Australia

The seminar will have a strong focus on technology and will aim to provide the audience with an opportunity to go “back to basics” in terms of concrete technology and will be of benefit to both seasoned practitioners as well as newcomers to the world of concrete technology who want to understand the root causes of why concrete behaves the way it does.
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Precast – Offsite construction, anchoring and rapid construction
October 23 2018 – Brisbane, Australia

The four presentation in this seminar emphasise the advantages, developments and challenges of construction with precast concrete. Topics include the latest advances in precast flooring systems and new technologies that facilitate rapid and accurate assembly on-site, Finer points and avoidance of pitfalls of design of anchoring systems are discussed. The seminar concludes with a review of construction with very large precast elements requiring very high lifting at the multi-billion dollar Second Range Crossing at Toowomba.
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Post Tensioning
November 20 2018 – Brisbane, Australia

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7-11 October 2018