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Rotorua 2011
 
Energy Events Centre, Rotorua
8 August 2011


Session 1:
Chairman:  Jeff Matthews


1       ‘The Performance of Concrete Structures in the Canterbury Earthquakes: Lessons to Be Learned and the Future of Concrete Buildings
         Des Bull – Holmes Consulting Group Ltd

Session 2A:
Chairman: Rob Gaimster


1       ‘Expectation Meets Reality: Seismic Performance of Post-Tensioned Precast Concrete Building Southern Cross Endoscopy Building During the 22nd Feb 2011 Christchurch Earthquake
         Stefano Pampanin / Weng Yuen Kam – University of Canterbury; Gary Haverland / Sean Gardiner – Structex Metro Ltd

2       ‘Construction of 12 Bridges as Part of the SH20 Manukau Motorway Extension
         Harald Jacob – Downer NZ Ltd

3       ‘GBC Portland Wharf & Jetty: Condition Inspection, Analysis & Structural Repair
         Neil Lee – Opus Central Laboratories; Ashley Cooper – Brian Perry Civil; Petar Misic – Golden Bay Cement

4       ‘Protecting Concrete Bridge Columns During an Earthquake - A Proposed Design Procedure for Seismic Isolation
         Moustafa Al-Ani / Jason Ingham – University of Auckland

Session 2B:  Concurrent NZRMCA Session
Chairman: Bob Officer


1       ‘The Use of Recycled Materials as Aggregate in Ready-Mixed Concrete
         Derek Chisholm – Solid Concrete Solutions

2       ‘Steel Fibre Concrete – Opportunity & Risk
         Andrew Dallas – Conslab Ltd

3       ‘An Update on Cement to be Produced to the Revised NZS 3122’
         Shane Coutts – Golden Bay Cement; Greg Slaughter – Holcim (NZ) Ltd

4       ‘Making Everyday Concrete in Asia Pacific Extraordinary – Low Fines Self Compacting Concrete (SCC)
         Nilotpol Kar – BASF Australia Ltd; Quiling Feng – BASF Construction Chemicals Asia Pacific

Session 3A:
Chairman: Andrew Sinclair


1       ‘The Design and Construction of Britomart Oriental – One of New Zealand’s Largest Suspended Post-Tensioned Floor Buildings
         Jeff Matthews – Holmes Consulting Group

2       ‘The Challenges of Browns Rd Bridge
         Paul Kite – Fulton Hogan Civil; Peter Wiles – Opus International Consultants

3       ‘Preliminary Observations of Multi-Storey RC Building Foundation Performance in Christchurch Following the 22nd February 2011 Earthquake
         Simona Giorgini / Merrick Taylor / Misko Cubrinovski / Stefano Pampanin – University of Canterbury

4       ‘Accelerated Bridge Construction (ABC) In Earthquake Prone Areas: International Trends and New Zealand Needs
         Alessandro Palermo / Mustafa Mashal – University of Canterbury

Session 4:
Chairman:  Jason Ingham


1       ‘Five Star Learning Environment for Auckland University Biological Sciences Department
         Campbell Robertson – Holcim New Zealand Ltd

2       ‘The Construction of Retaining Walls alongside Auckland’s Southern Motorway
         Mark Hedley – Downer NZ Ltd

3       ‘Waterproofing and Protection of Concrete from Chemical Attack at the Gisborne Wastewater Treatment Plant Project
         Sheridan Fathers – HEB Construction Ltd

4       ‘Construction of the Victoria Park Tunnel
         Bryce Irving / Kirsty McVicar – Victoria Park Alliance     

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.