CIRCULARITY

The importance of a circular economy in construction, and particular in cement and concrete, cannot be over-emphasised to ensure that concrete retains its position as the most widely used construction material.

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INNOVATION

Additive manufacturing, AI, automation, BIM, data management, optimisation or regulation related to concrete materials or concrete incorporating structures.
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MATERIALS

Cement-based materials, alternative binders, waste materials, recycled aggregate, environmentally adaptable materials, green composites, intelligent materials, selfhealing, self-sensing materials and materials suitable for additive manufacturing.
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DESIGN

Sustainable renovation or repurposing of concrete structures, especially incorporating life cycle analysis and design for deconstruction, thermal comfort and near-zero energy buildings, carbon neutral concrete structures.
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ANALYSIS

Structural analysis of various structural elements or structures, especially ones designed for deconstruction, that consist of or incorporate concrete.
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DURABILITY

Durability aspects of concrete in a variety of structures (including buildings, highway infrastructure, dams and energy harvesting structures) and harsh environments, maintenance and management of civil infrastructure and sustainable repair, rehabilitation, retrofitting and reuse.
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