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Lembaga Lebuhraya Malaysia (LLM) visit Dura Factory

IPOH, 14 DECEMBER 2018: The department from Design Management and also  Specialist Services & Technical Cooperation from Lembaga Lebuhraya Malaysia (LLM) were attend thetechnical visit in our factory and also site visit at Manong Bridge, Perak. The purpose of this visit is to show them the products  in our factory and also doing inspection . They were given a short presentation on Dura products by Prof Ir. Dr. Voo Yen Lei about Ultra-High-Performance Fiber Reinforced Concrete to educate about UHFPRC and to create an understanding on it’s applications as to how it can be more sustainable compared to current technology and also introduction of Dura company. Following that, the guests and other participants were impressed by the possibility and the capability of the product during demonstration of casting and also testing of cube compressive strength test.

After short presentation, the guests were taken to Wilson Hall to show our products material and the process of making UHPFRC to know what high strength concrete can do.  They have been showed the design of the UBG 3000 for Manong Bridge girders for them to see our production applications. 

After the factory visit , they are going to site visit which located at Manong that is still on-going project. During the site visit, the honourable guest and participants were impressed by the possibilities and capability of this material.  

Presentation on UHPFRC technologies to the guest
Briefing by Dr. Voo about Dura UBG 3000 design of bridge girders
Briefing by Dr. Voo about Dura UBG 3000 design of bridge girders
Introduction the materials
Flexural and tensile tests
Flexural and tensile tests
Group session photo with all the distinguished guest of LLM and Dr Voo Yen Lei
Presentation on UHPFRC technologies to the guest
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Faculty of Civil Engineering (UITM) Visit Dura Factory

Faculty of Civil Engineering from Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) students and their lecturer, Prof. Dr. Azmi Ibrahim had recently made an educational visit to our Dura Technology factory in Chemor on 29th November.
The purpose of the visit was to provide an opportunity for students to observe the products and materials used and the technologies used for the process of precast beams to shows that how it can be more sustainable and durable. Before the students going to the factory, introduction about Dura will presented by one of our engineer, Dr. Milad Hafezolghorani Esfahani. 

Following that, it was an interesting experience as they have their opportunity to learned the demonstration on mixing of DURA material using small pan mixer, demonstration of cube compressive test, flexural and tensile test to show them the capabilities of the UHPFRC. Students managed to obtain in-depth information concerning the different material of the steel fibre which is hooked and straight.

In addition, the students were exposed to safety and health practices in our construction factory. The Dura factory is furnished with proper safety instructions and notices, which can be found all over the premises and have to be adhered to by all workers and visitors.Overall, the students gained a better understanding of the topics discussed in the classroom.

UiTM recognises the importance of providing students with more knowledge and experience in their field of studies. Similar workshops will be conducted in the future.
The total of UITM students that come in DURA office (30112018)
Short presentation on DURA products and profile
Explain the different type of steel fibre , hooked and straight
Demonstration on mixing of DURA material using small pan mixer
Flow test 210mm
The demostration of Cube Compressive Test
Flexural and tensile tests
Dr. Milad, representative from DURA received the gifts from UITM Faculty of Civil Engineering
Group photo session with UITM Faculty of Civil Engineering students and lecturer
Photo session with Prof. Dr. Azmi Ibrahim
The total of UITM students that come in DURA office (30112018)
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The 2nd International Conference on UHPC Materials and Structure

Fuzhou, November 08, 2018
- The CEO of DURA Technology Sdn Bhd, Adj. A/Prof. Ir. Dr. Voo Yen Lei has been invited to shared his knowledge by delivered a thirty minutes lecture on Ultra-High Performance Concrete (UHPC): Technology for Present and Future during the conference that starts at 8.30 AM.

The conference that was held at Crown Ballroom, Crown Plaza, China aims to covers challenges on the production control, innovative ways to improve concrete construction productivity as well as green concrete for sustainable construction. Upon the discussion of the current practices of concrete construction, there were 6 guests from local and overseas speakers comprising industry experts, academics, and private practitioners that present papers of various topics in this field.

The conference topic cover the following topics:

1. Performance of Fiber Reinforced Material: From Macro to Nanofibers ( Surendra Shah, University of Northwestern, USA)

2. New Advance Admixtures for UHPC ( Johann Plank, Technische University München, Germany)

3. Research and Applications of Ultra-High Performance Concrete ( Jiaping Liu, Southeast University, China)

4. Application of Ultra-High Performance Fiber Reinforced Concrete Technology for Present and Future ( Yen Lei Voo,Dura Technology Sdn Bhd, Malaysia)

5. Study on UHPC and Some Application Results in Vietnam (Tran Ba Viet , Vietnam Concrete Association, Vietnam)

6. Experimental Study on a Full-Scale 30m Span UHPC Box Girder ( Baochun Chen, Fuzhou University, China)
Opening Ceremony for UHPC2018-China
Opening ceremony speech before presetantion starts by Baochun Chen
First speakers by Mr. Surendra Shah
Presetation by Dr. Voo Yen Lei as 4th speaker
Explanation on The Application of UHPC for Present and Future
Opening Ceremony for UHPC2018-China
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