XVII Congresso ERMCO
After the successful congress held in 1995, the XVIIth ERMCO Congress will be organized once more in Istanbul in Turkey on June 4-5, 2015, in cooperation with the Turkish Ready-mixed Concrete Association (THBB). After 20 years the ERMCO family will come together in Turkey again, to take stock of the increasing
importance of concrete in the development of Turkish society.
The Congress will be structured in four sessions dealing with: sustainability of concrete solutions; contribution of concrete to society; advances in concrete production and use; marketing and management.
Simultaneously with the congress an exhibition will take place presenting materials, products and equipment for the production and testing of concrete.
The Congress language will be English, presentations will be in English or in Turkish with translation into English.
1. Sustainability of concrete solutions
Concrete life cycle assessment
Specification of concrete durability by performance
Responsible sourcing of concrete
Concrete contribution to energy efficiency
Climate change challenges and concrete
Environmental product declarations for concrete
2. Contribution of concrete to our society
Concrete - building the wonders of the world
Concrete roads and pavements
Architectural use of concrete
Concrete art – the most flexible material
3. Advances in concrete production and use
Changes in Concrete Standard: EN 206 -2013
Quality control of concrete
Health and Safety in Concrete Plants
Special Concretes :
(lightweight concrete, self-compacting concrete etc.)
4. Marketing and management
Concrete company management
Turhan Y. Erdogan
M. Hulusi Özkul
Mehmet Ali Tasdemir
Ismail Özgür Yaman