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Dubai Hosts Fifth International Sustainable Building Materials Conference

UAE - December 11, 2017

Dubai Municipality will host the fifth International Sustainable Building Materials Conference. The conference will be organized by the Dubai Central Laboratory (DCL) from December 13th, until December 14th, 2017 at the Raffles Hotel, and will discuss sustainable applications and construction.

More than 300 scientists and researchers from around the world will attend the conference which will include five main sessions covering various issues related to sustainable buildings and roads and green and environmentally friendly technology.

Eng Adnan Al Marzouqi, head of building materials laboratories at DCL, said: “The most important topics to be discussed at the conference sessions are the sustainability applications and the construction of buildings using 3D technology, in addition to the means of increasing the resistance of materials to fire, especially the exterior cladding.”

Khaled Sharif Al Awadhi, assistant director general for Environment, Health and Safety Control Sector, said: “The conference is part of Dubai Municipality’s continuous efforts to consolidate the principles of sustainability and to share the results of research and studies between the DCL and various international research organizations, reflecting Dubai’s pioneering role in building a world-class modern, clean, pollution-free city with the luxury of living. There is a need to adhere to the approved technical regulations and international standards as they are the only way to improve the quality of the implementation of construction projects.”

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