CIMGlobal Successfully managed CONCRETE 2017 – Conference and Exhibition on Underground Structures held during July 14th & 15th, 2017 at Hotel the Royal Plaza, New Delhi.
“CONCRETE 2017” is the second edition flagship event which was organized by Indian Concrete Institute, New Delhi Centre. Indian Concrete Institute (ICI) is the premier professional body for concrete technology with above 12,000 members with 38 centers spread across India. It has on its fold the captains of Construction Industry, Building Material manufacturers, Leading Consultants & Civil Engineers, Contractors, Academicians, and Educational Institutions. ICI was founded in 1982 with its headquarter at Chennai. The objectives of ICI are to promote growth of concrete construction and its sub-specializations, disseminate knowledge and to train personnel, collaborate with national and International agencies in creating better understanding of concrete construction technology, to identify R&D issues, encourage outstanding achievements in concrete construction technology through its institutional awards etc.
Underground structures pose varied challenges to the planners, designers, and constructors. An underground structure must be located in a way to keep away from existing as well as future underground structures and utilities. Stabilizing the substrata, dealing with varying rock conditions & etc. pose different levels of design challenges.
2-day event attracted the industry’s leading professionals and key decision makers, whose innovation and expertise are shaping the future of Concrete & Structures Industry. The conference provided a platform to around 200 Professionals, Scientists, Young Engineers, Govt. Officials & Researchers for exchanging innovative thoughts and development in the field. The inaugural ceremony was graced by Er. Abhai Sinha, Director General, CPWD, Govt. of India.
This conference was supported by esteemed organization like BMTPC, PWD, IAStructE, IGS. Various prestigious bodies sponsored the conference – Pidilite, Gammon India, Penetron, Bridgecon, MAPEI, Hilti India, Tata Projects Ltd, Hindcon Chemical Ltd. etc.
Underground Structures 2017 successfully concluded with each attendee carrying home the knowledge and best practices shared during the two-day deliberation.