Author Archives: Sarah Zgheib
NRMCA and Grey Matters hosted the 9th International Concrete Technology Forum in the Middle East at Roda Al Bustan Hotel in Dubai, UAE on the 5th â€“ 6th of December 2017. The conference was a big success being sponsored by 15 companies where 200 personnel attended. For the second year in a row, Dubai Municipality was the strategic partner of the event knowing that this conference took place for the first time in 2010 and since then it has been organized on yearly basis.
NRMCA and Grey Matters hosted the 9th International Concrete Technology Forum in the Middle East at Ritz Carlton Hotel in Doha, Qatar on the 3rd of December 2017. The conference was a big success being sponsored by 11 companies where 155 personnel attended. For the second year in a row, â€śAl Khalij Cement Companyâ€ť was the partner of the event. Qatar Construction Specification endorsed the event. The International Concrete Technology Forum was also endorsed by the â€śConcrete Sustainability Councilâ€ť. The platinum sponsors were â€śQatar Betonâ€ť, â€śChrysoâ€ť and â€śDokaâ€ť; the gold sponsors were â€śUnited Readymixâ€ť, â€śHydronixâ€ť and â€śSimatecâ€ť; the silver sponsors were â€śCortecâ€ť, â€śKrytonâ€ť and â€śCiko Middle Eastâ€ť.
Did you know that concrete is the most used material in the world in terms of volume, where about 6 billion cubic meters of concrete is made each year, which equals one cubic meter for every person on Earth? Having said that, it is noticeable that concrete is exclusive among the major construction materials as it is flexible, durable and economical.