Singapore Concrete Institute


SCI Gala Dinner 2014
Posted on Sunday 17 August 2014 - 03:00:00 by admin  
Dear Members,

The Next SCI Gala dinner will be on 14th November 2014 and we are looking forward to your continuous support.

You can download the media kit here:

SCI Media Kit 2014


If you have any question, Please feel free to contact us.

Thanks and Regards,
Dr. Sabet Divsholi Bahador, 2nd Vice President

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Is Nuclear an Attractive Clean Energy Option for Singapore?
Posted on Wednesday 20 December 2017 - 02:49:16 by admin  
Dear Members:

Society of Floating Solutions (Singapore)

The Society of Floating Solutions (Singapore) is pleased to present a public education lecture by
renowned nuclear engineering Professor Jacopo Buongiorno of the Massachusetts Institute of
Technology and Director of the Centre for Advanced Nuclear Energy Systems titled "Is Nuclear an Attractive Clean Energy Option for Singapore?"

You can download the flyer from here: MIT_Lecture_flyer.pdf

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Posted on Tuesday 19 December 2017 - 14:02:23 by admin  

It is with great sadness that we need to announce the passing of our much loved colleague and friend Er. Vickneson Ulaganathan. Vickneson tirelessly served the SCI in a number of roles and most recently as Honourary Secretary. As an active participant to the wider concrete industry in Singapore he will be sorely missed by all and we would like to pass our deepest condolences to his wife, Kishanda Vickneson and the rest of his family who we are sure are missing him greatly at this time.

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SCI Networking Night 18 Sept 2014
Posted on Wednesday 03 September 2014 - 13:41:24 by admin  

SCI Social Networking Night
at NUSS, Suntec City Guild House, 3 Temasek Boulevard,
2nd Level, Suntec City Mall (near Esplanade MRT)
on 18th September 2014 (Thursday)
6.30pm onwards

Dear Members and Friends of SCI

Once again, you are cordially invited to the Singapore Concrete Institute’s Social Networking Night at Suntec City Guild House, 3 Temasek Boulevard from 6.30pm onwards.

There will be FREE BEER as well as FINGER FOOD for Members (first come first serve basis) which is made possible by the generosity of



Please download registration form SCI Networking night 18 Sept 2014

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Recycled and Secondary Aggregates and their Use in Construction
Posted on Sunday 24 August 2014 - 13:20:48 by admin  
Recycled and Secondary Aggregates and their Use in Construction


Over 30 billion tonnes of non-renewal resource in the form of aggregates are used per annum worldwide in the construction sector. A significant amount of this can potentially be replaced by recycled and secondary aggregates (RSAs). Funded jointly by BCA’s Sustainable Construction Capability Development Fund and the Singapore construction industry, a state of art review of global knowledge from over 4000 publications on RSAs and their use in construction, undertaken by Prof R K Dhir OBE and his team over 2½ years, has recently been concluded. In this workshop, he will discuss the salient aspects of this review relating to potential use of recycled aggregates (RA), glass cullet (GC) and sewage sludge incinerated bottom ash (SIBA) in concrete, geotechnical, road pavement and other applications.
The workshop aims to provide understanding of:
• The state of the art review of global research covering major RSA waste streams.
• Characteristics of the selected RSA materials and discovering their potential for use.
• What has been achieved globally and can be used and potential for further applications.
• Dismantling barriers to the use of RSA in construction.
• Environmental Issues and the status and role of the related standards and specifications.
• Case studies to demonstrate potential for use of RA, GC and SIBA materials.
• Potential for developing innovative and sustainable further use of RSA materials.

Please download the flyer from here Recycled and Secondary Aggregates and their Use in Construction

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High-performance cooling tower formed at the double
Posted on Sunday 27 April 2014 - 13:28:10 by admin  
Dear Members,

Following article from Doka is very interesting!

High-performance cooling tower formed at the double

The population in Krishnapatnam, the port city in Andhra Pradesh, India, has a high population density of 500 persons per km², and rising. In order to meet these increasing energy needs, a new coal-fired power plant is currently being built by Andhra Pradesh Power Development Company Ltd. (APPDCL) with a capacity of 2 x 800 MW. Construction company Tata Projects Ltd. received the megawatt order and entrusted the formwork construction of the cooling tower to Doka with its decades of international experience. The high-performing self-climbing Doka cooling tower formwork SK175 represents the ideal solution for such large-scale projects.

You can download and read full article here doka_2014_04_cooling_tower_india_en.pdf

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Build Eco Xpo (BEX) Asia 2014
Posted on Sunday 20 April 2014 - 13:03:27 by admin  
Build Eco Xpo (BEX) Asia is Southeast Asia’s premier business platform for the green building and construction industry. It is an all-in-one showcase for state-of-the-art green building solutions, where international brands feature their latest technologies and sustainable designs of building products & services. The event congregates global green building solution providers & leading industry players for the Southeast Asian community of architects, engineers, contractors, developers, building owners and consultants. BEX Asia is typically scheduled over the course of 3 business working days, held in conjunction with the International Green Building Conference (IGBC) organised by the Building & Construction Authority, during the Singapore Green Building Week (SGBW).

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Fundamentals of Corrosion Mechanism and Protection in Wastewater Infrastructure
Posted on Friday 23 August 2013 - 06:00:57 by admin  
Title: Fundamentals of Corrosion Mechanism and Protection in Wastewater Infrastructure
Date: Thursday, 5 September

Time: 9:00am - 1:00pm
Venue: Connect@WaterHub
Free admission

- Overview of Wastewater Infrastructure in Singapore
Mr Tan Chee Hoon, Senior Principle Engineer, PUB, Singapore’s National Water Agency
- Corrosion Protection in Wastewater Infrastructure
Dr Hu Chong, Global Technical Manager for Wastewater and Technical Concretes, Kerneos Aluminate Technologies
- Development of CAC concrete jacking pipe for sewer application in Singapore
Dr Tam Chat Tim, Associate Professorial Fellow, National University of Singapore


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35th Anniversary Gala Dinner on 15 Nov 2013 (Fri) at Swissotel Merchant Court
Posted on Wednesday 14 August 2013 - 02:33:17 by admin  
35th Anniversary Gala Dinner on 15 Nov 2013 (Fri) at Swissotel Merchant Court

Dear Members

Please be informed that Singapore Concrete Institute (SCI) will be celebrating our 35th Anniversary Gala Dinner on 15 Nov 2013 (Fri) at Swissotel Merchant Court. On the same day, our 6th Issue of SCI CONCRETUS will also be published.

On this note, the success of the event is credited largely to our sponsors and individuals like yourself who lend their names and financial support. Funds raised each year goes to SCI's continuous effect in promoting concrete construction quality, productivity, to serve the concrete industry and to support education in related fields.

We look forward to your support by participating as a sponsor/individual, which you will benefit from the extended exposure of our event with friends, colleagues, acquaintances of the industry.

Please refer to the attachment for the various levels of sponsorship packages as detailed in the Media Kit and Contract Form. Indeed, we are counting on your support and kindly email your sponsorship commitment to our Secretariat's email at @

May I take this opportunity to thank you for your willingness to support the efforts of SCI and make a difference in our community.

Thanks & Best Regards
Koh Beng Thong
Singapore Concrete Institute (SCI)


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Posted on Wednesday 14 August 2013 - 02:18:32 by admin  

The Singapore Concrete Institute’s SCI Excellence Awards, in its 3rd year, continues to recognize the contribution of individuals and companies towards improvement of productivity in their building or civil engineering projects.

The Award aims to:
1. Encourage designers to introduce labour-efficient idea, material and design
2. Encourage project team to adopt labour-saving construction methods through introduction of alternative material, formwork system, precast technology, project planning, etc.
3. Recognize individuals and project team for the effort towards enhancing productivity through project planning and coordination, construction technology and project management

Awards will be given out to the following categories:-
1. Builders – contractors in both building and civil engineering works, M&E contractors, specialist like piling, precast, etc.
2. Professionals – all discipline including specialist consultants
3. Innovators – product and technology developers and suppliers,

Nominations are welcome from all players of the building and construction industry including academia, developers, consultants, contractors, specialist contractors, suppliers (material, technology, services, etc), plant & equipment suppliers.


Fill the attached form and returned not later than 26 October 2013 to:

Singapore Concrete Institute
Attn: Edina Koh


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