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20 Feb 2018
The Concrete Quarterly team have reviewed Geraint Franklin and Elain Harwood’s new book, Post-Modern Buildings in Britain, and reflects on just how wide-ranging the movement was.
08 Dec 2017
The British Ready-Mixed Concrete Association (BRMCA) have published a new practical site guide for site based employees and contractors.
24 Oct 2017
The Concrete Centre is looking for a Structural Engineer to join our multi-discipline team.
With offices in London and Leicester, the role is based from the London office, or working from home within a commutable distance from London.
The applicant must be a chartered structural engineer with experience of design and construction with concrete and other materials, with a minimum of 10 years' experience in the UK construction industry. The candidate would ideally be active within the IStructE, have experience in presenting technical presentations to large audiences of construction industry professionals and be able to represent the concrete sector on national and international committees.
The role is a unique experience to contribute to the development of best practice guidance for structural engineers and make a difference to the UK construction industry.
13 Sep 2017
The Concrete Centre’s annual student competition, in partnership with Laing O’Rourke has been won by a team from Imperial College. The 2017 competition brief for teams of engineering students was to design a theatre in the round around a number of difficult design constraints.
20 Jul 2017
The Grenfell tragedy is rightly making all parties involved in design, construction management and fire safety of the built environment reflect and consider what needs to be changed. We will be making our fire expertise available to the public inquiry, all professional bodies and regulators to help reduce risks from fire.
21 Jun 2017
The Concrete Centre and Modern Masonry Alliance will be exhibiting at this year's Housing Services Conference in Salford on the 13 July. The event boasts a variety of outstanding speakers from local Government and housing associations. For more information including the full agenda and booking, visit the University of Salford website www.salford.ac.uk/onecpd/courses/housing-services-conference
02 Jun 2017
The 2017 Offsite Awards are to be held on Tuesday 13th June 2017 in London
15 May 2017
The Concrete Centre Roadshows provide best practice guidance for the design and construction of Concrete and Masonry. The full-day events are delivered in partnership with product and project specialists, who will also be a part of an exhibition.
14 Feb 2017
The Concrete Centre are pleased to annouce The Concrete and Masonry Pavilion will return to Ecobuild 2017. Coming together with manufacturers, solution providers and industry bodies, the Pavilion will offer a wealth of expert advice, seminars and practical demonstrations showing the many ways in which designers can use concrete and masonry construction to achieve true sustainability, long term performance and aesthetic goals.
21 Nov 2016
For the love of concrete, I spent the night of my thirty-second birthday on the floor of an Inverness youth hostel day-room