Session 1: What’s New in Concrete
November 7th (Thursday) 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
In the five years, there have significant changes in concrete and concrete construction techniques around the world, and in the Philippines. In this interactive course, participants will learn several important technologies and approaches that will aid companies in improving their efficiencies and bottom line. The course will provide experiences of contractors to engage in iconic projects around the world.
Key learning objectives
- Learn how contractors are using IoT, machine learning, and artificial intelligence
- Learn how to increase your productivity using modular construction
- Identify admixtures that can make your concrete better
Session 2: Troubleshooting Before, During and After Concrete Placement
November 8th (Friday) 9:00 PM – 12:00NN
Attendees will learn how to troubleshoot their concrete projects on the day of the pour. The course will provide checklist approaches that engineers, superintendents, and inspectors can use to make sure each project is efficiently and safely accomplished. The course will include topics such as safety, ASTM C-94 requirements, and verification that everything is on target.
Key Learning Objectives
- List the 10 actions that must be accomplished on the day prior to the pour
- Identify when changes to mix designs are needed
- Resolving job actions when poor test results occur during the project.
Session 3: Developing a Quality Control Program that makes you money
November 8th (Friday) 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Quality Assurance is the key to profitability. Learn how to transform your attitude to quality from a necessary job into the driving force of your business.
- Identify the difference between quality control and quality assurance
- Quantify testing data into key action items to minimize future mistakes
- Using technology such as drones, artificial intelligence, and laser scanners to increase the quality
Session 4: Repairing Concrete Cracks: Evaluation and Selection of Repair Methods
November 9th (Saturday) 9:00 PM – 12:00NN
Repairing concrete structures, whether new or old, helps increase their service lives. This course will begin with the basic discussion of the mechanism that can cause concrete to crack and conclude with examples of outstanding repairs from job sites around the world.,
Key Learning objection
- Identify the reasons why concrete may crack
- Determine whether the crack requires engineering study or can be repaired using common techniques
- Review some of the recent innovations in equipment, materials, and safety that can insure an effective and long-lasting repair.
Rick Yelton | Editor-at-Large, World of Concrete USA
James Toscas | President, James Toscas Associations in Chicago, USA
Dean Frank, P.E. | Principal/Consultant, Dean Frank Associates, LLC, USA
Delegate Fees: P3,500.00 per session | P8,800.00 for all 4 sessions (transferrable)