January 23, 2015 – Dubai, UAE: BRC Arabia LLC (formerly BRC Arabia FZC), a leading producer / supplier of reinforcing steel products in the UAE and GCC market since 1996 and a member of The Kanoo Group, participated in the 2nd PCI International Symposium on Precast Concrete which was held at the Dubai World Trade Centre on 19th – 22nd January 2015.
Building on the great success of the 1st Symposium, BRC Arabia joined the recent edition as a Silver Sponsor. Mr. Assaad Mawad, Mr. Tennyson Jebaraj, Mr. Omar Saifan, Mr. Samuiel Malak, Mr. William Rebello and Mr. Nasser Awan of BRC Arabia took part in the seminars which covered topics related to the advancement of precast usage, research and applications in various construction sectors.
The international symposium was hosted by Precast and Pre-stressed Concrete Institute (PCI), a premiere US organisation and the world leader in plant produced precast concrete products and structural systems and e.Construct, a Dubai-based value Engineering Consultancy. The seminars featured world-renowned speakers to encourage the sharing of best practices in the use of precast and pre-stressed concrete. It discussed topics such as sustainability, high performance self-leveling concrete, architectural façade treatments, and accelerated bridge construction - which are highly relevant to Pre-cast concrete companies and industry professionals who have the opportunity to gain a wealth of knowledge.
Members of BRC Arabia also displayed products highlights in their dedicated exhibition stand which drew a lot of attention and interest to both visitors and other participants, and one of the few sponsor stands that was visited by His Excellency Hussain Nasser Lootah, Director General of Dubai Municipality. BRC Arabia presented their specialized (flat and bended) Welded Wire Mesh that gives flexibility to the Reinforcement solution for Precast Industries, saving time and cost. It was generally a phenomenal success.
All participants in the event were also awarded with certificates of attendance by the PCI and at the same time provided with relevant PCI publications.