Webinar: General Concrete Advice (Application & Use)

General Concrete Advice
27 July 2020
Est. Reading: 2 minutes

In collaboration with “Roadstone Learn” the South East Region are hosting a summer series of technical webinars. Following very well attended webinars on “SuDS”, “Quarry Operations and Material Standards” and “Masonry Essential Updates” the fourth in this series is “General Concrete Advice (Application & Use)” presented by Colin Heffernan, Roadstone’s Project Engineer for Readymix Concrete. The webinar takes place 16:00 Thursday, 30 July 2020.

General Concrete Advice Webinar Description

This presentation will cover the following learning objectives:

  • Concrete mix constituents
  • Readymix concrete plant set up
  • The specification of concrete in Ireland
  • Concrete durability (exposure classes)
  • Concrete testing
  • Concreting in cold and warm weather
  • Concrete finishes and concrete applications

This webinar is a must for any engineer involved in the specification or execution of concrete for use on Irish construction sites.

This webinar will be a live interactive presentation hosted on the Avaya Spaces platform enabling participants to ask questions in real time.

Colin Heffernan is a Project Engineer with Roadstone’s Concrete Technical Team. Colin began his career with Tarmac in the UK as a Readymix Concrete Technical Graduate and also worked as a Technical Supervisor. Colin returned to Ireland in 2016 and joined Roadstone. He has worked on major projects with Roadstone throughout the country including the award winning Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Bridge in New Ross, Co Wexford. In addition Colin works with Roadstone’s specialist Technical Department delivering accredited CPD to engineers, architects, construction teams and colleges nationally. Colin is a member of technical committees with the NSAI and represents Ireland on CEN committees. Colin is a member of Engineers Ireland holding an MSc in Concrete Engineering and Environmental Management from the University of Dundee.


Start Date & Time:
16:00 Thursday, 30 July 2020

End Date & Time:
17:00 Thursday, 30 July 2020

Online Classroom, Dublin, Ireland

Contact Details

Sinead Quinn-Phillips

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CPD Details

CPD Award Hours:

CPD Organisatiion:
Engineers Ireland South East region

CPD Type:
Prof Body Act

CPD Subtype:

CPD Competences:
C1. Knowledge and understanding
T4. Personal and professional responsibility

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