Concrete Essentials - Session Three

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For details on upcoming Concrete Institute of Australia events, please see the CIA website:  or contact Sonya Watts at the WA Branch office on (08) 9389-4447 or [email protected].


Thursday, 20 September 2018
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM


Curtin University, Tim Winton Lecture Theatre
Building 213, Theatre 101 Kent Street, Bentley WA 6102


A must attend event for all junior engineers and construction professionals working in the West Australian concrete industry. This event will be held over 3 consecutive Thursday evenings. Each session is designed as a stand alone so you can take one or take all!


CIA Members - 20th September only $50.00 CIA Student/Retired Members - 20th September only $20.00 Non-Members - 20th September only $65.00


Martyn Compton
Customer Technical Support Manager WA/NT - Cockburn Cement

Vinod Rajayogan
Technical Manager - WA - Holcim

Julio Pieraldi
Projects Engineer WA - ramset reid

Reuben Barnes
Managing Director - PCTE

Anup Chakrabortty
Engineer - BG&E


The course covers challenges confronted by designers, contractors, subcontractors, suppliers and site supervisors when designing, supplying and utilising concrete. While the course is primarily aimed at graduates and engineers with less than 4 years industry experience, more experienced engineers may also benefit from a refresher on the basics of this critical construction material.

The guest lecturers, who present the course, are some of the most experienced  and qualified people in the concrete industry in Western Australia. They have a huge collective practical concrete experience between them. The course provides the basic information on concrete technology needed by engineers to design, specify and ensure quality concrete. 
The course will be split into three session with ample time allowed for questions and networking at the end of each session.
Session One - 6th September 2018:
Aggregates , cementitious materials and admixtures.

Session Two - 13th September 2018:
Concrete mix design, manufacture and supply and quality control and testing.

Session Three - 20th September2018:
Concrete pumping and placement, concrete finishing and curing, and concrete problems.



5.45 pm Registrations open
6.00 pm Speaker Presentations
8.00 pm Seminar closes 

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