19 February 2016
124 codes of practice were developed and updated during the first half year of the reform program implementation with regard to the technical regulation system in construction, 22 of which were approved in 2015. This was the topic of the roundtable discussion “Interim Results and Future Prospects of Handling the Technical Regulation Challenges in Construction, and Challenges Related to Harmonization of the Technical Guidance Documents in Construction”. The event took place as part of the Russian Investment and Construction Forum on February 17.
5 February 2016
The Ministry of Construction and Housing of the Russian Federation held a meeting of the Work Group “Construction, Housing and Territorial Development” as part of the Russian-French Council on Economic, Financial, Industrial and Commercial Matters (CEFIC).
15 January 2016
On December 29, 2015, the Committee on Defense of Candidate of Sciences and Higher Doctorate Theses D 303.020.02 on the basis of Joint-Stock Company Research Center of Construction defended the Candidate of Science (Engineering) Thesis of Natalia Alexandrovna Uspenskaya in scientific area of expertise: 05.23.01 – “Building Constructions, Buildings and Structures” on the subject of: “Improvement of Control System of Adhesion Strength of Wooden Building Constructions”.
One of business areas of Research Center of Construction is development and introduction of innovative products. By 2015 Center has 92 patents, 46 inventions, 29 utility models and 5 trademarks. Among patented inventions of Research Center of Construction are:
- Aggregate for very light aggregate concrete «Termogran»
- Continuous flight augering compensation pile
- Geotechnical barrier in vertical and inclined plane using compensation grouting technique
- Coating neutralizing ammonia emission
- Combined piled-raft foundation
- Test procedure of large-diameter bored pipes
- 1,5-2,0-fold heavy-duty piles (preferred bored and cement soil)
- Self-stressing concrete
- Soil compaction technique by use of special facilities