Modern solutions for repairing, strengthening and waterproofing concrete
Date & Time

6 September 2022
09:00 - 14:00 BST

Location

The Institution of Structural Engineers
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Price
Free
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Modern solutions for repairing, strengthening and waterproofing concrete

Course
Date & Time

6 September 2022
09:00 - 14:00 BST

Location

The Institution of Structural Engineers
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Price
Free

This sponsored seminar by Mapei will focus on the principles and practices of Structural Below Ground Waterproofing, and it will cover many aspects of waterproofing, including best practices for good QA and monitoring of workmanship on site.

The seminar will include presentations on: 

  • Methodology TYPES to waterproof structures

  • Latest revisions within BS 8102:2022

  • Basic principles of the repair of concrete, including reasons for deterioration of steel

  • Methods of structural strengthening using fibres and HPC (High-performance concrete)

  • Sustainability and carbon footprints of various types of materials and systems, within the Mapei range of products

Reasons to attend

  • Gain an understanding of the principles of structural below-ground waterproofing

  • Learn about the changes within the recently revised BS 8102:2022 code of practice for the protection of below-ground structures against water ingress

  • Gain confidence in providing waterproofing guidance

  • Understand how a successful concrete repair can be carried out using various methods

  • Discover the types of different systems involved to strengthen structures and gain confidence in which one to choose

Intended for

Anyone directly or indirectly involved in providing advice or detailing the waterproofing of existing or new build below-ground structures, or those involved in the strengthening or repair of concrete.

Speakers

Bob Orishaguna, Category Manager, Waterproofing, Mapei UK Speaker

As Mapei’s Category Manager for Waterproofing, Bob provides technical support and specification advice for the complete range of waterproofing solutions, from below-ground to waterproofing of roofs and balconies. With over 30 years of experience, Bob offers a vast amount of knowledge and expertise from within the sector and can provide sage advice for all-manner queries relating to products and processes associated with waterproofing

Calwyn DeCoster, Specification Manager, Waterproofing, Mapei UK Speaker

Calwyn DeCoster is Waterproofing Specification Manager for London and the South. With over 15 years of experience in the building construction sector, his expertise is in the field of Structural Below-Ground Waterproofing. Calwyn is a CSSW - Certified Surveyor in Structural Waterproofing. He is also an AMICT – Associate Member of the Institute of Concrete Technology.

Paul Russell, Category Manager, Concrete Repair and Strengthening, Mapei UK Speaker

Paul has worked at Mapei for the past 11 years, previously working for 23 years at BASF. He has been involved with concrete repair for the past 42 years and composites for the past 22 years. Paul was on the original working party for the Concrete Society’s TR55, “Design guidance for strengthening concrete structures using FRP’s”. Paul also sits on 2 of the Concrete Society’s regional groups in the Northwest and the Midlands, as well as being a member and executive of the Structural Concrete Alliance and Concrete Repair Association.

Tim Boarer, Specification Manager, Mapei UK Chair

Tim Boarer is Specification Manager for Mapei in the London and Southeast Region. Tim’s areas of expertise are concrete, concrete repair, waterproofing, and related construction materials. He gained his expertise by working on specifications for materials manufacturers over the last 10 years. Tim holds a diploma and degree in Concrete Technology and is a Certified Surveyor in Structural Waterproofing.

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Mapei is a leading company in the field of adhesives, sealants and chemical products for building. Founded in 1937 in Milan, Italy, Mapei has over 80 years of excellence in manufacturing chemical products for the building industry.

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