RILEM BITS&BOBS ON T&T  
 
 
DID YOU KNOW THAT...?
 

... the answer to the question “can an owner bring a claim against the contractor because the concrete structure he made exhibits cracks?”, as in many areas of the law, is “it depends…!”. Learn more about cracks and serviceability here!


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IN-HOUSE TALKS AND STATEMENTS
 

East African Student Seminar on Materials technologies for sustainable construction.
3-4 February 2020, University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
 
At this RILEM seminar, international experts in their fields will give detailed insight into materials backgrounds and technologies on nano and micro scale with relevance for the macro scale. The seminar is also thought to bring students from East African countries together to network among themselves and to have opportunities to get in direct contact with experts in the area. More info here.


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OUTSOURCED BUSINESS AND STORIES
 

Pålsbu Dam is the longest concrete plate dam in Norway at 632 metres
 
This station generates clean energy from an old dam, optimizing its output rather than expending time, energy, and materials constructing a new system. The concrete chamber is shaped to echo and enhance the existing qualities of the dam. More info here!


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UPCOMING RILEM EVENTS
 


 

 


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