The fib (International Federation for Structural Concrete), formed by 43 national member groups and approximately 1,000 individual or corporate members, is a not-for-profit association committed to advancing the technical, economic, aesthetic and environmental performance of concrete structures worldwide.
2016 fib Award Winners
The fib has announced the recipients of its 2016 awards. Honorary Life Membership is given in recognition of significant personal contributions to the association, and the fib Medal of Merit recognises significant contributions to the field of structural concrete and to the fib. John Cairns of the UK was awarded Honorary Life Membership and Stuart Matthews of the UK and Michel Moussard of France were presented with the 2016 Medals of Merit. The fib is grateful to these extraordinary members for their long-standing commitment to the organisation.
High tech concrete: Where technology and engineering meet!
The next fib Symposium “High-tech concrete: Where technology and engineering meet!” will take place at the MECC in Maastricht, Netherlands from 12 June to 14 June 2017.
The event is being jointly organized by the Dutch Concrete Association (Betonvereniging) and the Belgian Concrete Association (Belgische Betongroepering). Germany is represented by Prof. Josef Hegger from Aachen University.
On this occasion, the award ceremony for the Achievement Award for Young Engineers in memory of A.S.G. Bruggeling will take place.
There is still time to apply for the International student competition for Sustainable COncreteCOnstruction DEsign until 15 February 2017. More information here.
Please note that the early-bird registration fees are available until 1 March 2017. Register now.
MC2010 videos on YouTube
As part of an ongoing strategy to disseminate knowledge about structural concrete and to promote the fib Model Code for Concrete Structures 2010 (MC2010), the fib has published ten lectures held during the fib MC2010 Workshop in Mumbai, India, from 13 to 14 February 2014, on YouTube. The videos can be accessed via links at the bottom of the Model Code page.
fib Model Code for Concrete Structures 2010
In October 2013, the hardcover and e-book editions of the fib Model Code for Concrete Structures 2010 (MC2010) were published by the Ernst & Sohn publishing house. This milestone publication presents new developments and ideas with regard to concrete structures, structural materials and will serve as a basis for future codes for concrete structures as well as an essential document for national and international code committees, practitioners and researchers.
Visit the Ernst & Sohn publishing house website to discover the hardcover and e-book editions.
Discounts on bulk purchases of the MC2010 book are granted to fib members on request. The final draft version of MC2010 (fib Bulletins 65 and 66) is available to all fib members for free downloading from the "members only" section of this website (log in under Members Area).