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CECAR7 Call for abstracts
On behalf of the Engineers Australia Civil College Board, I am pleased to draw your attention to 7th Civil Engineering Conference in the Asian Region – CECAR 7 – in Hawaii from 30th August to 2nd September 2016. The theme of CECAR 7 is Building a Sustainable Infrastructure in the Asia Pacific Region and will be hosted by the American Society of Civil Engineers – ASCE.
Engineers Australia representative wanted
The committee is being reactivated as the following revisions have just been approved by Standards Australia:
- AS 3582.1-1998, Supplementary cementitious materials for use with Portland and blended cement – Fly ash;
- AS 3582.2-2001, Supplementary cementitious materials for use with Portland cement – Slag – Ground granulated iron blast-furnace;
AS/NZS 3582.3-2002, Supplementary cementitious materials for use with Portland and blended cement – Amorphous silica.
Standards Australia would be pleased to welcome an Engineers Australia representative in this committee.
EA now has the option to nominate a contact who will be representing EA in a technical capacity (please refer to Section 7.2 of SG-004 Roles and Responsibilities in Standardisation).
If so have someone who is interested, can you please confirm by COB 30 May 2014.
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