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1st “EcOffShorBE” Workshop

​The 1st Workshop of the “EcOffShorBE” group will be held in the Azurém Campus of the University of Minho .EcOffshorBE (Eco Offshore Built Environment) is formed by the CiviTest company (leading entity) and the University of Minho (represented by the Departments of Biology, Industrial Electronics, Polymer Engineering and Civil Engineering). This new collaborative structure aims to strengthen CiviTest’s and UMinho’s internal competencies in…

Participation in the “10th International Conference Fibre Concrete 2019”

CiviTest participated in the “10th International Conference Fibre Concrete 2019”, held in Prague, Czech Republic, between 18 and 20 September 2019, by presenting the paper: “Appraisal of MC2010 shear resistance approaches coupled with a residual flexural strength prediction model”. The authors of this paper are: Tiago Valente (oral speaker), Joaquim Barros, Bernardo Moraes-Neto and Youssef Moussa.  

PhD Viva of Tiago Valente

On the 5th of July, at 10:30 AM, the PhD student Tiago Daniel dos Santos Valente (staff member of CiviTest) will defend his thesis. Thesis title: “Advanced tools for design and analysis of fiber reinforced concrete structures”. Location: Sala de Atos – Campus de Azurém, Guimarães Supervisors: Joaquim António Oliveira de Barros; Lúcio Abel Pereira Lourenço More information available at: www.eng.uminho.pt/pt/divulgacaoinstitucional/provasacademicas

Development of innovative hybrid sandwich panel slabs

Development of innovative hybrid sandwich panel slabs: experimental results In this paper, a new generation of composite sandwich slab is proposed as a solution for the rehabilitation of slabs in old masonry buildings. An innovative solution was developed during this research formed by four components: a Deflection Hardening Cement Composite (DHCC) layer on the top compression skin, a glass fiber…

Ovar opens bridge only 4 cm thick

CiviTest participated in the construction of the meetings for the installation of a prefabricated pedestrian bridge over the Cáster river in Ovar. The pedestrian bridge is formed by a 40mm thick reinforced self-compacting concrete tray (BACRF), supported by pultruded profiles of glass matrix reinforced with glass fibers (GFRP), whose development was the scope of the Project QREN Pontalumis. CiviTest also…

CiviTest to attend ExpoMix2016 – Moscow

CiviTest will be present at the “Dry Mixtures, Concretes and Mortars – ExpoMix” held in Moscow (Russia) between November 30 and December 2, 2016. At the invitation of the organization will be given a public presentation on the LEGOUSE project, where Civitest was responsible for developing and characterizing fiber reinforced self-compacting concrete (BACRF). LEGOUSE is a modular construction consisting of…

CiviTest will be present at “Dry Mixtures, Concretes and Mortars

CiviTest will be present at the “Dry Mixtures, Concretes and Mortars – ExpoMix” held in Moscow (Russia) between November 30 and December 2, 2016. At the invitation of the organization will be given a public presentation on the LEGOUSE project, where CiviTest was responsible for developing and characterizing fiber reinforced self-compacting concrete (BACRF). LEGOUSE is a modular construction consisting of…

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