Santo Domingo.- Dominican Republic’s cement makers(ADOCEM) on Tuesday hosted the conference-workshop "Positive Impact of Concrete Pavement on Sustainable Infrastructure," with the participation of Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Transport Infrastructure consultant Fernando Abraham.
Adocem, executive director Julissa Baez said the activity held at Blue Mall JW Marriott hotel aims to give professionals in construction and related areas a better understanding and awareness among.
"It’s essentially to spread and raise awareness among stakeholders and industry players on the progress and solutions reached in the design, construction and maintenance of concrete and cement structures, in the context of research in this field," Baez said.
She said the workshop program covers general concepts of Roller Compacted Concrete (RCC) and its application in infrastructure projects, technologies for rural roads, "UNICAPA" as well as the successful experiences of concrete pavements in Colombia and its economic benefits.
"And in our status as an integral link in the value chain of the construction industry, we are committed to providing solutions that result in significant improvements to infrastructure construction in concrete, and in turn, refine the methods of building and design in existing infrastructures," added the executive director of Adocem, which groups the companies, Cemex Dominicana. Argos, Cementos Cibao and Domicem.