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Achieving Durable Concrete

  • Date(s)
    Tuesday, 11 February 2020
  • Time(s)
    9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Venue
    Engineers Ireland, 22 Clyde Road, Ballsbridge, D04 R3N2, Dublin 4, Ireland
  • Fee

    Early Bird Member (ICS & Engineers Ireland): €195
    Early Bird Non-Member: €275

    Member (ICS & Engineers Ireland): €245
    Non-Member: €325

    Early Bird rate available until 24 January

    NOTE: You can only book online using credit or debit card details.  If your preferred method of payment is by invoice / purchase order / bank transfer / other, please contact the CPD Training Team on 01-6651305, or email to secure a place.


  • CPD Credit
    7 hours   C1


A joint Engineers Ireland and Irish Concrete Society one day technical seminar

A technical update for Engineers who design or construct reinforced concrete

Seminar Overview

Specifying the right concrete for each concrete element of a project is a critical part of achieving durable sustainable structures that meet client expectations.
In this day-long seminar we look at aspects of design which enable Engineers to achieve durable reinforced concrete.
From understanding the processes of possible deterioration to guidance on selecting exposure classes and using IS EN206. There will be plenty of opportunities to ask questions and network during this day long technical seminar
Seminar Programme
  • Codes and Standards - Jim Mansfield, Kavanagh Mansfield
  • Constituents - Éanna Nolan, Irish Cement
  • Processes of Deterioration - Ciaran McNally, UCD
  • Exposure Classes and trade-offs - Prof. Roger West, TCD
  • Specifying Concrete website - Richard Bradley, Irish Cement
  • Using I.S. EN 206 - Brian O’Rourke, Cork IT
  • Concrete in aggressive ground - Cathal Quinn, ARUP
  • Thermal considerations - Salam Al-Sabah and Jeremy Chipperfield, ARUP                                                       
  • Communication of requirements - Keith Goodwin, Kilsaran
  • Control of concrete quality onsite - Barry Gilroy, Mattest
Who should attend
This seminar will be of interest to all those who are involved in the design, specification and construction of concrete. Consulting Engineers, Site Engineers, Main Contractors, Specialist Sub-Contractors and Ready-Mixed Concrete Producers.

Make a Booking

11 February 2020




Confirmation is subject to event fee being finalised. Cancellation fees calculated at 50% of the estimated total bill will be charge for confirmed bookings cancelled less than 5 working days prior to the date of the planned event. A replacement person can attend instead. Cancellations made the day prior to an event will be charged 75% of the total estimated bill. No-shows will be charged the full fee. All cancellations must be confirmed in writing by email. Engineers Ireland will not be liable for any costs in the event of a course being re-scheduled.  This applies, but is not limited, to any travelling, subsistence or consequential expenses incurred by delegates.