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(1) Self Compacting Concrete

(2) ASTM Standard on Limestone Blended Cement

(3) Concrete to Prevent Floor Covering Failures

(4) A Lesson for Structural Engineers

(5) Holcim Patent: Using Waste Heat from Clinker Cooler

(6) Pervious Concrete

(7) Bandra-Worli Sea Link (India)

(8) Roller Compacted Concrete (RCC): Pavements

(9) Self-Cleaning Concrete

(10) Bacterial Concrete

(11) Energy Efficient Buildings

(12) Pulverized Fuel Ash (PFA) or Fly Ash (FA) for Durable Concrete

(13) Guidelines to Select Cement for Concrete

(14) Construction Chemicals for Concrete Durability

(15) Using Recycled Concrete in Construction

(16) Shrinkage Compensating Concrete

(17) Testing Concrete for Corrosion Resistance

(18) Slag Cement for Durable Structures

(19) Blended Cement with Blast Furnace Slag

(20) Case for Greater Utilisation of Fly Ash in Cement and Concrete

(21) EPA Regulation on Mercury and other Harmful Pollutants

(22) What Consumers should Know about Cement

(23) Cement Grinding Aids

(24) Relevance of Rice Husk Ash for the Sustainability of Construction Industry

(25) Sustainable Construction through Application of Pulverized Fuel Ash (PFA) or Fly Ash (FA) in Concrete

(26) Energy Efficiency in Buildings and Cities

(27) Characteristics of Sustainable Construction

(28) Reducing Carbon Footprint of Concrete

(29) Green Buildings LEED Certification

(30) Communicating about Formwork

(31) Transparent Concrete

(32) Using Building Code to Improve Construction Quality

(33) Maturity Method to Monitor the Strength Development of Concrete

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(a) Cement Industry in India –Moving Towards Sustainable Growth: Article by Dr J D Bapat Download article.

(b) Petcoke as Fuel for Cement Production: Benefits & Challenges. View ppt.

(c) Techno Marketing of Cement, Admixtures and Equipment. View ppt.

(d) Importance of Continuing Education for Professionals Working in Cement, Concrete and Construction: View publication and comment.

(e) Workshop on "Excellence at Work & Relationships": View Details.

(f) Durability of Concrete.PPT: View

(g) Concrete with Blended Cement.PPT: View

(h) Low Carbon Technologies for Cement Production.PPT: View

(i) Futuristic Trends in Indian Cement Industry.PPT: View

(j) Opportunities for Research in Cement and Building Materials.PPT: View

(k) New Blended Cements.PPT: View

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(m) Technical Article: Author: Dr J D Bapat: Making of Sustainable Cement and Concrete: Download Article