Int’l conference on sustainable concrete to open in Hanoi hinh anh 1The 7th Asian Concrete Forum (ACF) 2016 will be held from October 30 to November 2. (Photo:

Hanoi (VNA) – The 7th Asian Concrete Forum (ACF) 2016 will be held by the Asian Concrete Federation and the Vietnam Concrete Association from October 30 to November 2. 

Themed “Sustainable concrete for now and the future”, ACF 2016 is expected to draw the participation of 400 experts from 250 domestic and international organisations. 

Concrete has been the most used building material over the world with increasing production. It is estimated that 35 billion tonnes of concrete are produced worldwide annually. 

Therefore, the conference is a platform for participants to share experience and develop sustainable concrete solutions. 

Presentations delivered at ACF 2016 will focus on research outcomes, practical solutions and academic exchange of social issues, which were selected and approved by 20 science councils in the world.

Within the framework of the conference, participants will pay field trips to major infrastructure works and new urban areas in Hanoi.-VNA