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C&CI to present another globally recognised training course

The Cement & Concrete Institute (C&CI) has been sanctioned to present the first Institute of Concrete Technology (ICT) “Concrete Technology & Construction – Concrete Practice” course in South Africa.   The course (also known as ICT Stage 1) will be presented at the C&CI School of Concrete Technology in Midrand from December 3 to 5 […]

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Building on industry capacity with concrete

The Cement & Concrete Institute (C&CI) will be hosting an interactive workshop session at the annual Southern African Housing Foundation (SAHF) Conference in Cape Town on September 17 this year. In line with the overall theme of the conference, “Building capacity for delivery”, the central theme of the C&CI session, “Building upon industry capacity with […]

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New publication on sustainable concrete roads from C&CI

The Cement & Concrete Institute (C&CI) has produced a new publication, Concrete Roads – a Sustainable Solution, the third in a series of publications on the sustainable use of concrete.   Authored by Bryan Perrie, C&CI Managing Director and globally-respected authority on concrete pavements, the free publication covers the environmental, economic and social aspects of […]

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Concrete floors call for special measures and materials

Concrete used for the construction of industrial floors is unique and differs from that required for vertical structures, George Evans, concrete technologist at the Cement & Concrete Institute (C&CI), has stated. Evans was speaking on the proportioning and handling of concrete at FloorSem 2012 arranged by the Concrete Society of Southern Africa (CSSA). He told […]

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S.A. urgently needs more qualified concrete technologists

The biggest threat to the future economic growth of South Africa is the shortage of technical skills in engineering and technology, according to Bryan Perrie, managing director of the Cement & Concrete Institute (C&CI).   Speaking at a breakfast function in Midrand to mark the start of the C&CI School of Concrete Technology’s 2012 Advanced […]

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Updated ‘Fundamentals of Concrete’ now available from C&CI

The updated, second edition of the Cement & Concrete Institute’s acclaimed reference book, Fundamentals of Concrete, is now available from the Institute.   The book – first published in 1998 – is intended for students of engineering, building management, quantity surveying, architecture and other practitioners who require a working knowledge of the subject.     […]

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Prague acclaim for C&CI short film competition winners

Further info: Hanlie Turner, tel 011 315 0300 / www.cnci.org.za The prize-winning entries in the Cement & Concrete Institute’s annual short film competition for architectural students have received acclaim at the Prague Architectural Biennale.   Daniel van der Merwe, architect at the C&CI, recently received an enthusiastic letter from the organisers of the project, stating that […]

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C&CI MD keynote speaker at major Brazilian congress

Bryan Perrie, managing director of the Cement & Concrete Institute (C&CI), was invited to deliver the keynote address at IBRACON 2011, the 53rd Brazilian Concrete Congress held this year on the Brazilian island of Florianopolis from November 2 to 4.   The topic of Bryan’s address, “Concrete Construction for the FIFA Soccer World Cup 2010”, […]

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Increasing global exposure for C&CI film competition winners

Increasing global exposure for C&CI film competition winners   The prize-winning entries in the Cement & Concrete Institute’s Moving Space annual short film competition for students are enjoying increasing global exposure.   Locally, in September this year, the five prize-winning entries for the ‘Science Friction’-themed 2011 competition were screened at a film festival at the […]

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C&CI introduces ‘user-friendly’ changes to advanced concrete technology course

The Cement & Concrete Institute has announced changes in the format of its 2012/13 Advanced Concrete Technology (ACT) course – “the ultimate goal of all future concrete technologists”.   Petrus Jooste, C&CI Education & Training Manager, says the format of the internationally recognised diploma course has been locally modified after consultation with the SA construction […]

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