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NZ Concrete Industry Conference 2004
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Queenstown 2004
Rydges Lakeland Resort, Queenstown
16 – 18 September 2004

Session 1: 
Chairman:  David Gray

1      'Concrete Fights Back – The UK Story'
        Ian Cox – The Concrete Centre, UK
2      'The Economy – Where is it at & Where is it Going?'
        Nick Tuffley – Westpac

Session 2:
Chairman:  Peter Watson

1      'Some Controversial Issues in the Seismic Design of Concrete Buildings'
        Bob Park – University of Canterbury

2      'Durability Prediction of NZ Marine Concretes: 5-Year Findings from Exposure Site & Laboratory Studies'
        Derek Chisholm / Neil Lee – BRANZ Ltd
        Sue Freitag – Opus International Consultants Ltd

3      'Hawera Water Tower Restoration'
        Craig Stevenson – South Taranaki District Council
        Hugo Jackson – Construction Techniques Ltd

Session 3:
Chairman:  Alan Steel

1      'Pentagon – Disaster Response & Reconstruction'
        Richard Stehly – American Concrete Institute

2      'The Use of High Performance Admixtures in Precast Concrete'
        Ray Hudd / Mike Edwards – Sika (NZ) Ltd

3      'Shake Table Testing of Post-Tensioned Concrete Masonry Walls'
        Gavin Wight / Jason Ingham – University of Auckland
        Mervyn Kowalsky – North Carolina State University, USA

4      'Investigating Temperature Matched Curing for NZ Conditions'
        Timothy Walker / Jason Ingham – University of Auckland
        Andrew Dallas – Allied Concrete

Session 4:
Chairman:  Andrew Dallas

1      'High Performance Concrete for Major Structures in Developing Countries'
        Ian Burnett – ANCON Beton, Australia

2      'Wellington Railway Station Refurbishment'
        Jason Milburn – Holmes Consulting Ltd
        David Sharp – Construction Techniques Group Ltd

3      'Bond Strength in Internal Beam-Column Joints Incorporating High Strength Reinforcement'
        Nicholas Brooke / Les Megget / Jason Ingham – University of Auckland
        Richard Fenwick – University of Canterbury

Session 5:
Chairman:  Warren South

1      'Cable-Stayed & Suspended Post-Tensioned Solutions for Precast Concrete Frames: The Brooklyn System'
        Stefano Pampanin – University of Canterbury
        Claudio Pagani / Sergio Zambelli – B.S. Italia Styl-Comp Group, Italy

2      'The Performance of Fabric Energy Storage (FES) Structures – A Case Study Based On the Maths & Computer Sciences Building, Canterbury University'
        Chris Munn – Cement & Concrete Association NZ
        Larry Bellamy – ENSYS Ltd

3      'Excellence in Concrete Slab Construction'
        Andrew Dallas – Allied Concrete

Session 6:
Chairman:  Chris Munn

1      'Highway Expansions in Highly Sensitive Environmental Areas'
        Carlos Lazaro – American Concrete Institute

2      'Concrete Spills, Concrete Kills'
        Steve Tyson – Auckland Regional Council

3      'Concrete a Threat to Our Urban Environment?  Challenge to Turn Threat into Opportunity'
        Jan Heijs – North Shore City Council

Session 7:
Chairman:  Derek Chisholm

1      'The Specification & Verification of the Engineering Properties & Durability of Concrete'
        Tony Fiorato – American Concrete Institute

2      'Structural Welded Wire Reinforcement (WWR) for Concrete Structures – Now & for the Future'
        Roy Reiterman – P.E. & Associates, USA

3      'Effective Rebar Anchorage in Concrete'
        Derek Lawley – Pryda Reid

4      'Drying Shrinkage Behaviour of Cements Prepared Using NZ Pozzolans'
        Warren South – Golden Bay Cement
        Ihor Hinczak – Cementech Pty Ltd, Australia
        Denis Montgomery – University of Wollongong, Australia

Session 8:
Chairman:  David Petersen

1      'Canterbury District Health Board Staff Carpark Building'
        Peter Johnstone – Romulus Consulting Engineers
        Graeme Earl – Mainzeal Property & Construction Ltd; John Marshall – Stresscrete

2      'Joint Free Slabs on Grade'
        Warwick Colefax – Colefax Consulting Engineers Pty Ltd, Australia

3      'Concrete Contributions to Architecture'
        Andrew Charleson –School of Architecture, Victoria University of Wellington

4      'Construction of Prestressed Concrete Penstocks at Benmore'
        David Brathwaite

DISCLAIMER:  Please note conference papers are checked by the Conference Organising Committee for overt commercialism only, the papers have not been peer reviewed. Technical accuracy is the responsibility of the authors involved.