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Concrete In Australia : September 2008
President: Tony Kinlay Chief Executive Officer: Ian Booth Concrete Institute of Australia PO Box 3157 Rhodes NSW 2138 Tel: +61 2 9736 2955 Fax: +61 2 9736 2639 e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org web: www.concreteinstitute.com.au Concrete in Australia Concrete in Australia is the offi cial journal of the Concrete Institute of Australia, and is Australia’s leading magazine on concrete for the construction industry. Contributions are invited on current developments, construction projects and research. Letters to the Editor and news items are also welcome. Notes for authors are available. Concrete in Australia Editorial Committee Convenor – Stephen Evans (email@example.com) Co-convenors – Fred Andrews-Phaedonos (Fred.Andrews-Phaedonos@roads.vic.gov.au) Assoc Prof Rob Wheen (R.Wheen@civil.usyd.edu.au) James Trezona (TrezonaJ@conwag.com) Hugh Winslow (hugh.winslow@the precasters.com.au) Prof Andrew Deeks (firstname.lastname@example.org) ISSN 1440-656X, VOL 34 No 3 EDITOR: Bob Jackson MANAGING EDITOR: Dietrich Georg ADVERTISING: NSW: Maria Mamone and Leanne Ralph phone 02 9438 1533 fax 02 9438 5934 Vic & Tas: Wyeth Media Services Pty Ltd 10 Keysborough Close, Keysborough Vic 3173. (PO Box 161 Dingley Vic 3172) phone 03 9701 8844, fax 03 9701 8877 Concrete in Australia is produced for the Concrete Institute of Australia by Engineers Media phone 02 9438 1533 fax 02 9438 5934 email email@example.com The statements made or opinions expressed in this magazine do not necessarily refl ect the views of the Concrete Institute of Australia nor of Engineers Media. VOLUME 34 ISSUE 3 Contents 4 President’s report 6 Chief executive 7 News 16 Update on Concrete Institute Technical Projects 17 Letters 20 Perspective: Lessons for a young engineer on bridge failure 21 Conferences: Corrosion conference to target asset management PROJECTS New Zealand’s largest post-tensioned slab Concrete icon at Western Australia’s Shark Bay Detailed report on Adelaide’s Bakewell Underpass INDUSTRY STUDY Report on WA offshore concrete oil and gas platforms TECHNICAL PAPER Galvanic corrosion protection at Cape Canaveral wharves ALSO IN THIS ISSUE Pipeline 26 National Precaster Post-tensioning Institute of Australia New technology: Structural lightweight concrete Concrete Masonry Association of Australia Steel Reinforcement Institute of Australia Australian Concrete Repair Association CCAA Library New members 27 33 48 54 56 57 59 60 The Bakewell Underpass was completed earlier this year at Mile End, near the edge of Adelaide’s CBD. A comprehensive review of this project is featured on pages 49 to 53 of this issue. 22 23 49 37 44 2291 1 October 2007 to 31st March 2008 SEPTEMBER 2008 Concrete in Australia Vol 34 No 3 3