DURA Bridge Technology Presented at American Segmental Bridge Institute Annual Conventional 2016, Long Beach, California
Dr. Ir. Voo Yen Lei attended the 4th International Symposium dealing with the topic of Ultra-High Performance Concrete (UHPC) and High Performance Construction Materials, HiperMat 4. This is the 4th international symposium on UHPC and it was held at University of Kassel, Germany from 9 to 11 March 2016. The symposium is held once in every four years. More than 200 scientists, engineers, researcher/academics, users and commercial exhibitors from all over the world met to exchange ideas in regards to UHPC in construction engineering and to present the latest research results.
During the 3 day symposium more than 100 papers/presentations were given. Dr. Ir. Voo shared his experience on application and research findings on the following topics:
- Design and Construction of the 100 metre Span UHPC Batu 6 Segmental Box Girder Bridge
- Experimental Study on Radiation Attenuation Coefficient (µ) of Steel Fibre Reinforced Ultra-High Performance Concrete (UHPC) produced with Silica Sand and Amang
DURA Invited to Present at 2016 PCI Convention & National Bridge Conference in United State of America
DURA CEO Adj. A/Prof. Ir. Dr. Voo Yen Lei presented at the Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute PCI Convention & National Bridge Conference which was held on March 1 – 5, 2016, in Nashville, Tennessee, USA. The event, which is the largest tradeshow in North America dedicated to precast concrete, was hosted by both PCI together with The Precast Show.
DURA Technology was invited to be part of The Precast Show and Dr Voo was given 1.5 hours to deliver a lecture for the National Bridge Conference (NBC) Education Sessions, where more than 200 attendees including industry experts, stakeholders especially the FHWA, and professionals in the precast construction industry attended. It included over 35 education sessions on topics such as research, marketing, business, productivity, and technical transportation. During the talk, Dr Voo has demonstrated some of the successful stories on the application of UHPC bridges in Malaysia and he has also shown how UHPC technology can be a cost saving and sustainable technology solution for bridge construction. The lecture summarised the following results: