SARMA’s game-changing readymix concrete conference takes place at Misty Hills Conference Centre, Mulderdrift on 25-26 August
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Whether you are a concrete technologist, a readymix plant owner or high flying construction executive it pays to attend this year’s instalment of the Readymix Conference by Sarma and be part of the change that is shaping a new and improved concrete industry.
For the first time the conference will include participation of all other bodies affiliated with concrete in South Africa, including the Concrete Manufacturers Association, The Concrete Institute, Concrete Society, Association of Cementitious Material Producers and the Aggregate and Sand Producers Association of Southern Africa. Along with speakers and exhibitors from within the cement and concrete industries, the conference list will effectively read like the “Who’s Who” of concrete in the country.
“Why it is so important to attend, is so that everyone can gain an understanding of the way the concrete industry is evolving and how partnerships with materials suppliers are going to become key to doing successful business in future. We live in a changed world and it is important that companies, Government and parastatals understand how new technologies and techniques can improve service delivery and the quality of construction in South Africa,” says Johan van Wyk, general manager of Sarma.
The high-powered line-up of speakers includes an in-depth panel discussion between the concrete organisations that will outline the future of concrete in South Africa, as well as comment from cement suppliers and other key contributors to the concrete industry. There will also be talks by respected concrete experts including Bryan Perrie of The Concrete Institute, who will discuss specifications in relation to concrete, Amit Dawneerangen of Afrisam will outline an interesting case study, as well as the evergreen concrete expert Jacques Smith, who will give case studies of concrete in mining applications.
Companies with technical speakers will include Chryso with an in depth technical discussions on getting best out of concrete, Oxyfibre will discuss the possibilities available through the use of structural fibre reinforced concrete, as well as an in-depth technical discussion delivered by the team responsible for concrete work on the impressive PWC Tower that is currently under construction in Midrand. Readymix case studies and projects will also be delivered on behalf of the readymix industry by Johan himself.
Hard-hitting business related topics will include talks by renowned economist, Dr Roelof Botha, analyst Dr Piet Croucamp, futurist Raymond de Villiers, motivator Ian Thomas and a business opportunity discussion will be delivered by Eskom’s Nico Singh, among others. Exhibits and networking opportunities will provide delegates with an opportunity to foster new relationships and nurture new business opportunities.
To Register now click here or contact the office on (011) 791 3327.