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NZ Concrete Industry Conference 2013
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Queenstown 2013
Millennium Hotel, Queenstown
3 – 5 October 2013

Session 1:
Chairman:  Carl Ashby

         ‘Concrete in Form and Structure: Landmark Case Studies in Design and Construction’
         Holger Schulze-Ehring – Simpson Gumpertz & Heger, USA

         ‘Aspects of the Seismic Performance of Concrete Buildings
         Richard Fenwick

Session 2:
Chairman: Rod Fulford

1       ‘Three Rail Bridges, Constructed in 3 Days: Rangiriri, Waikato
         John McNeil / Ben Ryder – Aurecon NZ Ltd; Rudolf Joubert – HEB Construction; Robin Scott – KiwiRail

2       ‘Experimental Testing of Innovative Connections for Accelerated Bridge Construction in Seismic Areas
         Mustafa Mashal / Sam White / Alessandro Palermo – University of Canterbury

3       ‘Some Concrete Topics Being Addressed in NZTA Bridge Manual Revisions'
         Donald Kirkcaldie – Opus International Consultants; Nigel Lloyd – New Zealand Transport Agency

4       ‘Assessment of Shear Stress Limits on High-Strength, Prestressed Concrete Bridge Beams
         Moustafa Al-Ani / Jason Ingham – University of Auckland; Peter Wiles – Opus International Consultants

Session 2A: 
Chairman: Jeff Burgess

1       ‘Plant Audit Scheme – Where Is It At and Where Is It Going?
         David Barnard – NZRMCA Plant Audit Scheme

Session 3:
Chairman:  Rob Gaimster

1     ‘Re-Construction of Infrastructure Following the Canterbury Earthquakes
       Mark Hedley / Anthony Burgess / Chris Gareze - Downer

2     ‘An Overview of Education and Research Programmes at CCANZ
       Joe Gamman – CCANZ

3     ‘The Role of Corrosion Inhibitors in Maintaining Concrete Durability: 15 Years’ Experience in New Zealand and Around the World
       Paul Tanner – Sika (NZ) Ltd; James Mackechnie – Allied Concrete; Allan Scott – University of Canterbury

4     ‘Durability Planning and Concrete Technology for Major Australian Infrastructure Projects
       Graeme Hastie – Construction Materials Technology Pty Ltd

5     ‘Innovative Residential Flooring Solution for the TC3 Foundation Category
       Jon Hambling – Firth Industries; Dene Cook – Fletcher Building Concrete Division

Session 4:
Chairman:  Shane Coutts

1     ‘Detailed Seismic Assessment of a Hawke’s Bay Art Deco Case Study Building
       Kevin Walsh / Jason Ingham / Dmytro Dizhur – University of Auckland; Peter Liu – EQ Struc Ltd

2     ‘The Importance of Specification and Quality Assurance for Injection, Repair and Protection of Concrete
       Steve Gerrard / George Roberts – The Connect Group

3     ‘Experimental Investigations on Cyclic Bond-Slip Behaviour of Reinforced Concrete Members
       Mohammad Soleymani Ashtiani / Rajesh Dhakal / Allan Scott / Des Bull – University of Canterbury

4     ‘Circular and Square Tanks – A Study of Efficiency
       Chris Lenssen – Holmes Consulting Group

5     ‘Experimental Testing Self-Centering Concrete Walls and Wall-to-Floor Connections
       Jonathan Watkins / Kimberley Twigden / Richard Henry / Quincy Ma – University of Auckland; Sri Sritharan / Zhao Cheng – Iowa State University

Session 4A:  
Chairman:  Scott Williams

1     ‘Manufactured Sand for Tomorrow
       Andi Lusty – Kayasand Ltd

2     ‘Admixture Development for the Optimisation of Manufactured Sands in Concrete for our Future
       Damian Lusty / Nilotpol Kar / Craig Hogan / Takumi Sugamata – BASF

3     ‘Specifications, Quality Assurance and Performance of Concrete in New Zealand
       James Mackechnie – Allied Concrete; Rob Gaimster – CCANZ; Daksh Baweja – University of Technology Sydney; Dene Cook – Fletcher Building Infrastructure Products

4a    ‘Redevelopment of the Wilson Cement Works Ruins at Warkworth
      Jeremy Wymer – University of Auckland

4b    ‘Memorial to the Shaky Isles: A Design Proposal for a ‘National Earthquake Museum’ Exploring Concrete as Chief Tectonic and Evocative Material
      Ben Allnatt – Victoria University of Wellington

5     ‘Steel Fibres Combined With Mesh – Restrained Joint Free Floors
       Alan Ross - BOSFA

Session 5: 
Chairman:  Jeff Matthews

1     ‘The Clarendon Tower Deconstruction: Lessons Learnt on 1980’s Building Performance
       Alistair Cattanach – Dunning Thornton Consultants; Josiah Thompson – Opus International Consultants Ltd

2     ‘Post-Earthquake Performance of Clarendon Tower Sub-Assemblies
       Nicholas Brooke / Barry Davidson – Compusoft Engineering Ltd

3     ‘Experimental Test Program and Modelling to Address the Performance of RC Walls During the Canterbury Earthquakes
       Richard Henry / Yiqiu Lu / Jason Ingham – University of Auckland
4     ‘Strain Hardening of Reinforcement in Concrete Buildings During Earthquakes
       Alistair Russell – CCANZ

Session 5A: 
Chairman:  Brian Godfrey

1     ‘Pervious Concrete Trials in New Zealand
       Steve Crossland – Firth Industries

2     ‘Concrete Slab On Grade: Failure By Design
       Andrew Dallas – Conslab Ltd

3     ‘Pozzolans and Admixtures – How Can We Use These To Our Best Advantage?
       Andrew Durant / Carl Bigley / Neil Milestone – Callaghan Innovation

4     ‘Current Trends in the Australian Concrete Industry in 2013 – Is Concrete a Fully Mature Product Offering?
       David Hocking – Boral Australia

Session 6:
Chairman:  Jason Ingham

1     ‘Adobe Corporate Campus Utah, USA – Structure Becomes the Architecture
       Geoff Sharp – Holmes Consulting Group

2     ‘Concrete’s Place in Modern Apartment Design
       Ralf Kessel – CCANZ

3     ‘Buildings Incorporating Tilt-Up Construction and Their Performance in the Canterbury Earthquakes
       Chris Urmson / Alan Reay / Sam Toulmin – Alan Reay Consultants Ltd

4     ‘Plastic Concrete Used in the Tekapo Canal Remediation Project
       James Mackechnie – Allied Concrete

5     ‘Newmarket Viaduct Replacement Project – End of an Era
       Ted Polley – Beca Infrastructure Ltd; Peter Elcock – URS New Zealand Ltd       

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.