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NZ Concrete Industry Conference 2005
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Auckland 2005
SKYCITY Convention Centre, Auckland
22 – 24 September 2005

Session 1:
Chairman:  Andrew Dallas

1      ‘Concrete Structures are Facing a Shift in Design Paradigm
        Steen Rostam – Chairman, fib Commission 5 ‘Structural Service Life Aspects’

2      ‘Function & Future Directions – the Department of Building & Housing’
        Katrina Bach – Department of Building & Housing

Session 2:
Chairman:  Alex Gray

1      ‘Christchurch Womens Hospital – Base Isolation for Protection Against the “Big Shake”
        Clive Smith – Hawkins Construction; Gary Haverland – Holmes Consulting Group

2      ‘The Many Designs of Otanerua Eco-Viaduct
        Peter Lipscombe – Northern Gateway Alliance

3      ‘Concrete Slabs on Ground – Two Recently Introduced Methods of Construction
        Lindsay Mayo – Lesa Systems Ltd

Session 3:
Chairman:  Murray Ford

1      ‘The 46 Storey Borgata Casino & Hotel Complex in Atlantic City
        Jim Cagley – President, American Concrete Institute

2      ‘Durability of Concrete in Waste Water Reticulation & Treatment Facilities – A Case Study
        Sheldon Bruce / Sue Freitag – Opus International Consultants Ltd

3      ‘Rehabilitation of the Eastern Interceptor – Repairs to a Live & Critical Auckland Sewer using High Performance Calcium Aluminate Concrete
        Mark Kurtovich – BBR Contech
        Jonathon Graham – WaterCare Services Ltd

4      ‘The Influence of Axial Compression on the Elongation of Plastic Hinges in Reinforced Concrete Beams
        Martin Cooper / Barry Davidson / Jason Ingham – University of Auckland

Session 4: 
Chairman:  Chris Munn

1      ‘Design & Construction of the First Ductal Bridge in NZ
        Mark Rebentrost / Brian Cavill – VSL Australia

2      ‘Influences of the Addition of Steel Fibres on the Spacing of Beams Transversal Reinforcement
        Lusa Tuleasca / Paul Kite - UNITEC

3      ‘Durability & the Impact of the Execution Process on the Useful Service Life of Concrete Structures
        Steen Rostam – Chairman, fib Commission 5 ‘Structural Service Life Aspects’

4      ‘Influences of Local Produced & Imported Reinforcing Steel on the Behaviour of Reinforced Concrete Members
        Chris Allington – Holmes Solutions
        Des Bull – Holmes Consulting Group

Session 5:
Chairman:  Paul Wymer

1      ‘Construction of a Precast Concrete Building at Clandeboye
        Mark Hedley / Mark Gerrand – Works Infrastructure

2      ‘Controversial Aspects in Seismic Assessment & Retrofit of Structures in Modern Times: Understanding & Implementing Lessons from Ancient Heritage
        Stefano Pampanin – University of Canterbury

3      ‘Walking the Walk
        John McDonald – H W Richardson Group Limited

Session 6: 
Chairman:  Warren South

1      ‘Concrete Construction in Vietnam: Case Study of the Manor Project HCMC
        Anthony Dowden – Tse Group

2      ‘Extension of the Queens Wharf, Lautoka, Fiji
        Mike Edwards / Michael Buckland / Ray Hudd – Sika (NZ) Ltd

3      ‘Moving Towards Sustainable Construction in NZ – Opportunities for Industry
        Chris Purchas – Ministry for the Environment

Session 7:
Chairman:  Jason Ingham

1      ‘Hillary Field Centre Construction Project - Scott Base, Antarctica
        Anthony Leighs – Leighs Construction Limited

2      ‘Solutions for the Construction of Precast Segmental Bridges – Review of Sydney’s M7 Project & Other Regional Applications
        David Trayner / Brad Hannan – VSL Australia

3      ‘Predicting the In-Plane Rocking Behaviour of Post-Tensioned Concrete Walls subjected to Earthquake Excitations
        Quincy Ma / Gavin Wight / John Butterworth / Jason Ingham – University of Auckland

4      ‘Experimental Investigation of Rigid Body Rocking
        Mohamed ElGawady / Quincy Ma / Jason Ingham / John Butterworth – University of Auckland

5      ‘The Increased Sustainability of Australian Premixed Concretes
        Robert Munn – University of New South Wales

Session 8: 
Chairman:  David Peterson

1      ‘Load Capacity of Fibre Reinforced Concrete Slabs
        Stefan Bernard – Tse Sydney

2      ‘Raising the Tangiwai Bridge
        Graeme Jamieson / Tony Mans – Bloxam Burnett & Olliver Ltd
        Alan Irving – Smithbridge

3      ‘Cementing NZ's Position as Innovators in Concrete Construction
        Paul Wymer – BBR Contech

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.