Issue BFT International 08/2017

Content

EDITORIAL

Well invested

With investments in research and development of US $450 billion (equivalent to €390 billion), the USA leads the world, followed by China (US $333 billion and/or €288 billion), Japan (US $160 billion...

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NEWS | NACHRICHTEN

IAB Weimar

New technical center on the 25th birthday

The Weimar Institute of Applied Construction Research (IAB - Institut für Angewandte Bauforschung Weimar gGmbH) had not just one but two reasons to celebrate on June 12, 2017: On the 25th anniversary...

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TOPWERK GROUP

Save the Date: 2017 ­in-house exhibition

Topwerk Group presents itself to the professional world at this year’s in-house exhibition on 27 and 28 September 2017 in the German city of Burbach-Wahlbach. A selection of the comprehensive product...

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ANCHORING AND REINFORCEMENT TECHNOLOGY | BEFESTIGUNGS- UND BEWEHRUNGSTECHNIK

PRECAST ELEMENT PRODUCTION | FERTIGTEILHERSTELLUNG

EVENTS | VERANSTALTUNGEN

MESSE MUENCHEN/IMAG

CTT 2017: Showing one’s colors regardless

The good news is that Russian manufacturers of precast elements and concrete products appear to have largely come to terms with current exchange rates. The unfavorable ruble vs. US dollar (1:56.6 as...

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SERVICE | SERVICE

TU Kaiserslautern/DAfStb

DAfStb annual conference with several symposia

This year, DAfStb invites the expert audience to the fifth annual conference which will be held under the motto “Concrete – thinking ahead ...” at TU Kaiserslautern on September 20 and 21. By the...

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Segmental bridge

(10) DE 10 2016 121 713 Al(22) 14.11.2016(43) 18.05.2017(57) Die Erfindung betrifft eine Segmentbrücke (1) mit mehreren in Längsrichtung der Segment­brücke (1) dicht aneinandergesetzten Segmenten (3,...

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Pump sump as precast concrete construction

(10) DE 20 2015 009 253 U1 (22) 23.02.2017(45) 11.05.2017(57) Ein aus Beton und in Fertigteilbauwei­se hergestellter Pumpensumpf zur Hebung von Wasser/Ab­wasser, dadurch gekennzeichnet, dass der...

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VBF Nord

VBF Nord continues to sail in safe waters

VBF Nord held its 83rd ordinary general meeting on 23 June in Bremen, Germany. Its President, Dr. Eike Bielak, and its Managing Director, Dr. Jens Uwe Pott, welcomed the participants and guests on...

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Patents | Patente