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NZ Concrete Society Conference 1993
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Auckland 1993
Waipuna Lodge, Mt Wellington, Auckland
8 – 10 October 1993

Session 1: Creating Structures in Masonry and Concrete
Chairman:  E P Sansom

1a    Keynote: ‘Masonry Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow

1b    Keynote: ‘Whoops! Sorry about those Goofs
      Jim Amrhein – Executive Director, Masonry Institute of America

2     ‘Summary of Masonry Design Codes
       Tanya Wylie – Firth Industries

3     ‘Impact of Recent Bracing Tests
       S F George – Wass Buller & Assocs


Session 2: Design and Construction
Chairman: D Aitken

1     Keynote:  ‘Non Poured Concrete in Domestic Construction
       R Walker – Roger Walker Architects

2     ‘Acoustics and Passive Solar Energy
       D P Barnard – Cement & Concrete Association of NZ

3     ‘Architectural Details and Waterproofing
       E P Sansom – Sansom Contract Services

4     ‘Concrete Floors and Site Problems
       D Morrison – Firth Industries Ltd

Session 3: Industrial Structural Systems
Chairman:  D P Barnard

1     ‘The Hurricane Iniki
       J Amrhein

2     ‘Tilt-Up Concrete – A Designer’s Perspective
       G N Banks – Alan Reay Consultants

3     ‘Review of Tilt-Up Construction Details
       J I Restrepo and R Park – University of Canterbury

Session 4:  Recent and Current Innovative Concrete Construction
Chairman:  L G Cormack

1     ‘Chaffers Marina Breakwater, Wellington
       A Collow – Beca Consultants / B E Habershon – Downer & Co

2     ‘The Use of Cement Stabilised Marine Mud in Breastworks for the Ports of Auckland
       S J Priestley – Beca Consultants

3     ‘The Restoration of the Historic Fairfield Bridge, Hamilton
       L Leach – Hamilton City Council / R Robinson – Contech Group

Session 5: Concrete Research
Chairman:  G H Rowe

1     ‘Support of Hollow-Core Precast Concrete Floors
       J C Mejia and R Park – University of Canterbury

2     ‘Elongation in Frame Structures
       R Fenwick, B Davidson and K Douglas – University of Auckland

3     ‘The Cyclic Load Performance of a High Strength Concrete Beam-Column Joint
       G J Beattie – Central Laboratories, Works Consultancy Services

4     ‘The Analysis of Hardened Concrete
       D A St John – Industrial Research                  

Session 6: Technical Advancements
Chairman:  R W Irwin

1     ‘Recent Developments in the Application of Cathodic Protection to Reinforced Concrete Structures
       M Z Lourenco – Monash University, Melbourne

2     ‘Development of a High Performance Concrete Topping for a Refuse Transfer Station
       J Plutecki – Hamilton City Council / D Chisholm – C&CA NZ


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