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

...Kolawole Adisa Olonade, RILEM member since 2013 and winner of the German-African Innovation Incentive Award in 2017, pioneers the use of cassava peel ash as supplementary cementitious materials? Dr Olonade is also member of TC 281-CCC "Carbonation of concrete with supplementary cementitious materials" and TC AMC "Use of Agro-based materials as cementitious additions in concrete and cement-based materials".

 
 
 
IN-HOUSE TALKS AND STATEMENTS
 

NEW ASSOCIATE EDITOR for RILEM Technical Letters
 
The editorial board of RILEMTechLett got strengthened with a new associate editor – Prof. Jean-Paul Balayssac, Laboratoire Matériaux et Durabilité des Constructions, Paul Sabatier University – Institut National des Sciences Appliquées de Toulouse, France.
 
Prof Balayssac is not new to RILEM as he was Deputy-chair of the recently closed TC 249-ISC “Non destructive in situ strength assessment of concrete” and he authored several RILEM publications.
 
More info available here!

 
 
 
OUTSOURCED BUSINESS AND STORIES
 

TIMBER BANNED FROM THE EXTERIOR OF RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS
 
The controversial debate about concrete vs. timber, sustainable vs. unsustainable, has reached "The Guardian" with this article about the consequences of the Grenfell tragedy.

 
 
 
UPCOMING RILEM EVENTS
 


In view of the current Corona Virus situation, many events might have been postponed or will be soon postponed. We kindly invite you to check with the event organisers the most updated schedule of the event, Thank you!