JCI-USM Joint Seminar on Practical Approaches towards Assessment, Repair and Strengthening of Crack Damaged Concrete Structures

The School of Civil Engineering, Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) in collaboration with the Japan Concrete Institute (JCI) will be organizing a joint seminar entitled “JCI-USM Joint Seminar on Practical Approaches towards Assessment, Repair and Strengthening of Crack Damaged Concrete Structures”. 

The seminar will take place as follows:
4th – 5th August 2015
Venue: Science and Engineering Research Centre (SERC)
Engineering Campus, Universiti Sains Malaysia

The speakers for the seminar consist of experts from JCI and USM, who have vast experiences in research and consultancy in the field of concrete. The focus of the seminar will be on the aspects of Assessment, Repair and Strengthening of Crack Damaged Concrete Structures. 

The seminar is very much relevant to all parties involved in the construction industry such as Consulting Engineers, Project Managers, Civil and Structural Engineers, Supervisors, Quantity Surveyors, Maintenance Personnel, Technicians, Technical Assistants, Contractors as well as Academicians.

Twelve (12) CPD hours have been approved by BEM, while appropriate CCD point is pending the approval of CIDB. The fee for the two-day seminar is RM600. The closing date for the registration will be on 30th July 2015.

Details of the seminar including the registration form are provided in the seminar’s brochure.

Brochure (pdf)

USM Won Third Place of Best Booth Award in the 3rd National Concrete Pontoon Competition 2015 (CPC2015)

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Anugerah Buku Negara 2014

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Tajuk Buku : Theory of Structures
Penulis : Taksiah A. Majid, Choong Kok Keong & Mustafasanie M. Yussof
Penerbit : Penerbit Universiti Sains Malaysia
ISBN : 978-983-861-567-9​
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The 4th RIVO-PPKA Precast Concrete Competition

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a. Date: 26 Nov 2014 (Wednesday)
b. Time: 2:30pm to 5:30pm
c. Venue: Auditorium 
 
This competition is made possible by sponsorship of RM5,000 by Rivo Precast Sdn
Bhd.   It was started in 2011.  This year will mark the fourth time such competition is held.

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