REPORT ON INTERNATIONAL SEMINAR ON “Industrial Wastes and By- Products: An Emerging Green and Sustainable Construction Material”

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 05/04/2019
10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Location
MBA Conference Hall,

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In the era towards sustainability, huge demand has been observed to accommodate industrial by products into useful construction materials in the form of structural members and panels. In order to create awareness on effective utilization of industrial wastes an international seminar on “Industrial Wastes and By-Products: An Emerging Green and Sustainable Construction Material” is organized by the Department of Civil Engineering, Sona College of Technology on 5.4.2019 at MBA Conference Hall.

Prof. Khalifa Al-Jabri, Professor, SultanQaboos University, Oman was invited as the resource person for the seminar. Dr.S.R.R. Senthil Kumar, Principal, Sona College of Technology gave the welcome address and introduced the resource person.  He explicated about the Hierarchy of waste management and explained the need of incorporation of industrial wastes in Oman Countries as most of the byproducts are produced from oil factories. He also discussed about the current scenario of other waste products like copper slag, Spent Catalyst and Ferrochrome Slag from various industries and their effective utilization in construction materials. Experiments conducted on development of nano materials from wastes in Sultan Qaboos University was also discussed with brief data base. Dr.Malathy, HoD/Civil proposed vote of thanks wherein she emphasized the importance of such waste material in India in order to achieve the goal of sustainability.

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