Sun, 28 Feb 2021 Today's Paper

Insee Cement highlights huge strides in sustainable construction through innovation

3 April 2017 10:22 am - 0     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

A A A

 

An unprecedented collaboration between Sri Lanka’s representation of the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH), with the CTBUH Chapter in India resulted in a very promising inaugural Regional Tall Building Forum 2017, which concluded at the Sri Lanka Exhibition and Convention Center (SLECC), Colombo recently.
Endorsing the event from the local construction industry, Insee Cement, Sri Lanka’s leading cement manufacturer joined in as platinum sponsor of the highly anticipated forum. 
The full day conference held in collaboration with the first Global Lift and Escalator Expo, attracted regional industry leaders across multiple disciplines related to tall building constructions; structural engineers, architects, urban planners, developers, contractors, academics and many more utilized the networking opportunity to gain knowledge from distinguished experts on tall building trends, discover new business opportunities and develop collaborative partnerships.
At the onset of the conference, the tall building landscape in Sri Lanka and India was discussed by both Chairmen of the respective CTBUH country chapters. “Our habitat is changing,” stated Girish Dravid, Chairman of CTBUH India and Director of Sterling Engineering Consultancy. “It’s happening at such a rapid pace when compared to Western countries.”
As a pioneer of change in the local construction industry, INSEE Cement, through a dedicated Innovation and Application (I&A) Center, has introduced innovative cement products and concrete solutions, addressing sustainability challenges by minimizing environmental damage. “One of our key sustainability aspects has always been to progressively reduce CO2 emissions across all our products as well as operations.” Sanka Seneviratne, Head of Industrial Sales at INSEE Cement shared with the audience. “With the focus shifting towards sustainable tall buildings as confirmed by the expert speakers here today, Insee is at the forefront of the paradigm shift, introducing new technologies andadaptive solutions. We offer services such as Thermal Modeling for constructions, optimized mixes and most importantly our latest initiative – a mobile laboratory equipped with the latest technology, so that our experts can visit clients onsite and carry out required tests and knowledge transfers. Sri Lanka is definitely headed in the right direction, and we are glad to be part of the revolution.”
TAK Mathews, Principal Consultant at TAK Consulting, India and expert on liftstook the stage to talk about the vertical transportation industry in his session, which was followed by the second panel discussion before the event concluded. 
The CTBUH, founded in 1969 is the world apex body for tall building professionals, supported by a global member network of more than 800,000 architects, civil and structural engineers, building services engineers, quantity surveyors, building planners, developers and other construction professionals, with around 6,000 offices worldwide. 

See Kapruka's top selling online shopping categories such as Toys, Grocery, Flowers, Birthday Cakes, Fruits, Chocolates, Clothing and Electronics. Also see Kapruka's unique online services such as Money Remittence,News, Courier/Delivery, Food Delivery and over 700 top brands. Also get products from Amazon & Ebay via Kapruka Gloabal Shop into Sri Lanka.

 

  Comments - 0

See Kapruka's top selling online shopping categories such as Toys, Grocery, Flowers, Birthday Cakes, Fruits, Chocolates, Clothing and Electronics. Also see Kapruka's unique online services such as Money Remittence,News, Courier/Delivery, Food Delivery and over 700 top brands. Also get products from Amazon & Ebay via Kapruka Gloabal Shop into Sri Lanka.

 

 

Add comment

Comments will be edited (grammar, spelling and slang) and authorized at the discretion of Daily Mirror online. The website also has the right not to publish selected comments.

Reply To:

Name - Reply Comment




The Man Behind Moves to Form the “BJP” in Sri Lanka

The flower bud is the accredited electoral symbol of the Sri Lanka Podujana P

Is it a giant leap backwards in the name of patriarchy?

154 years after the Sri Lanka Police was established, an Acting Woman Deputy

DIG Bimshani talks about patriarchal beliefs and perceptions towards women

On September 21, 2020 The National Police Commission granted approval to prom

Ecocide – Another pandemic in disguise

COVID-19 wasn’t the only pandemic that struck Sri Lanka in 2020. A mass sca

See Kapruka's top selling online shopping categories such as Toys, Grocery, Flowers, Birthday Cakes, Fruits, Chocolates, Clothing and Electronics. Also see Kapruka's unique online services such as Money Remittence,News, Courier/Delivery, Food Delivery and over 700 top brands. Also get products from Amazon & Ebay via Kapruka Gloabal Shop into Sri Lanka.