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Sep 1,2018

ACI Certification program “Concrete Strength Testing Technician  at CORENTHI Laboratories . 
Date: 09/01/2018 


 Many participants from leading Jordanian Contracting company  and recognized engineering laboratories attended the certification program organized by JCA.

During this course, a theoretical explanation and practical application of the ASTM standards were conducted according to the requirements of the American Concrete Institute. Participants who pass the requirements of success will receive a certified certificate issued by the Institute and recognized internationally. 

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Apr 29,2018

 Jordan Concrete Association held  its second ACI “Concrete Field Testing Technician - Grade I “ Certification program .
Date: 12/23/2017 

 Jordan Concrete Association held  its second ACI “Concrete Field Testing Technician - Grade I “ Certification program on 29th April 2018.
Many participants from leading Jordanian companies in the field of ready mix concrete and recognized engineering laboratories attended the certification sessions organized by JCA.
During the sessions, a theoretical explanation and practical demonstration of the ASTM standards were conducted .Participants who pass the requirements of success will receive a certificate issued by the Institute, and recognized internationally.”​​​​​​​​​​ 

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Mar 18,2018

Jordan Concrete Association, in collaboration with the American Concrete Institute, organized a seminar on the Concrete Repair Code ACI 562 issued by the American Concrete Institute at the Royal Scientific Society 
​ Date: 03/18/2018 

 

Jordan Concrete Association, in collaboration with the American Concrete Institute, organized a seminar on the Concrete Repair Code ACI 562 issued by the American Concrete Institute at the Royal Scientific Society on Sunday, 18 March, 2018.

The seminar, was held under the patronage of HRH Princess Sumaya Bint Al Hassan, President of the Royal Scientific Society, and the Minister of Public Works and Housing, Eng. Sami Halassa, her delegate, in order to review the latest developments in the field of concrete evaluation, assessment and repair.

In a speech during the opening ceremony, Minister Halassa said that the Jordanian engineer's knowledge of the contents of the national building codes ,prepared and developed by the Royal Scientific Society in favor of the National Construction Council, and his knowledge of the latest international codes, such as the concrete repair code recently issued by the American Concrete Institute, are considered as important elements of raising the quality of the construction product and the progress of the construction industry in the Kingdom.

He said that the engineering sector is one of the most important technical and economic sectors , because it has an active role in the development process at the local and global levels, pointing out that Jordan is full of national engineering talents who have not spared no effort in raising the level of the engineering profession locally,

In his turn, the President of Jordanian Concrete Association, Engineer Nizar Qaqish said that this seminar comes within the methodology of the association aimed at updating the engineers about everything new in the field of engineering, especially the concrete sector, pointing out that the American Institute authorized the Jordan Concrete Association of to hold special courses for engineers and technicians in the field of tests testing

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Dec 23,2017

The Jordanian Concrete Society Course and the American Concrete Institute Certificate

​ Date: 12/23/2017


 ACI Certification program “Concrete Field Testing Technician - Grade I “ was held on 23 -24 December 2017 at Lafarge Jordan Central laboratories according to the technical cooperation agreement between Jordan Concrete Association and Lafarge.

Many participants from leading Jordanian companies in the field of ready mix concrete and recognized engineering laboratories attended the certification program organized by JCA.

During this course, a theoretical explanation and practical application of the ASTM standards were conducted according to the requirements of the American Concrete Institute. Participants who pass the requirements of success will receive a certified certificate issued by the Institute and recognized internationally. 

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​​​​​​Jul 24,2017

JCA recently formalized cooperation Agreement with Al-Zahrawi Encyclopedia of Arab Engineers –KSA

 Date: 07/24/2017


​​​​​​The Jordan Concrete Association and Al-Zahrawi Encyclopedia of Arab Engineers signed on Monday, 24 -July-2017 A cooperation agreement concerning concrete scientific research, training, seminars and conferences .


 The agreement was signed by Eng.Nizar Qaqish the Precedent of JCA  & His Excellency Sheikh Abdullah Mohammed Al-Qarni the founder of Abdullah Mohammed Al-Qarni company , the marketing representative of AL-Zahrawi Encyclopedia in the Gulf States ,and the consultant Engineer , Basem Alzahrawi as president of the Encyclopedia.

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May 15,2017​

JCA participated in the ACI round table and Future Concrete 2017 in Doha Qatar

Date: 15/06/2017


Jordan Engineers Association participated in the ACI round table and Future Concrete 2017 in Doha Qatar from 15 – 16, May 2017. This meeting provided a great opportunity to interact with other Chapter officers from Europe, Middle East, and Asia. 

The participants introduced new initiative to engage students, student chapters, and universities from around the world.

In this meeting JCA starts it negotiations with ACI top management in order to be considers as Sponsoring group for Jordan. 

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Feb 20,2017

JCA Seminar entitled "The sustainability of the business in the concrete and cement industry by the implementation QHSE systems​"


 Date: 02/20/2017

Seminar objectives:

  • ​​​​​​​Overview on SGS services (Certification, inspection, Verification and testing).
  • Valuable clients in Cement and Concrete industry.
  • Quality management principles.
  • Overview on business continuity and continual improvement.
  • Context of the organization (Interested parties and their requirements analysis).
  • SWOT and PESTEL analysis.
  • PDCA implementation.
  • Risk management (Quality and Safety).
  • Environmental aspects and impact analysis.
  • Leadership.
  • Construction and projects supervision.
  • Impact of QHSE standards implementation in cement and concrete industries (Internal and external advantages).Successful experiences.​

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​Feb 2,2017

 International Partner Ship Agreement Singed Between JCA & ACI

Date: 2/2/2017

​​​​International Partner Agreement between the Jordanian Concrete Association and the American. Concrete Institute (ACI) had been signed on 02/02/2017, as this agreement aims to enhancing cooperation and coordination between the two parties in order to develop concrete industry by taking advantage of the possibilities of each party, including the exchange of technical expertise 

​and Resources.


​​​​​​Where the terms of the Agreement will grant a discount of 20% of the published price for non-members for all its publications, and there is the possibility to publish conferences convened by the Jordanian Association of concrete within the international publications of the American Concrete Institute .​​

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Oct 26,2016

 Scientific Visit to Qatrana Cement Company Plants

 Date: 10/26/2017


​​​​​​Jordan Concrete Association and Jordan Engineers Association coordinated a technical visit Qatrana Cement Company plant which is located 80 Km south Amman. The visit included an introduction about the company and a tour in the factory to identify the process of manufacturing the cement and recognizing the latest technology and quality assurance used by the QCC. 

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