The Concrete Association has been distributing student prizes for the sixth year already. Beneficiaries of prizes and acknowledgments will be selected from the graduations of the Estonian higher education institutions. For the first time the prize was awarded to the student at the University of Tartu.
Kaido Kaarna - Master's thesis "Building Materials for Fireproofing of Concrete Bricks" at the Faculty of Civil Engineering, Tallinn University of Technology, specializing in Industrial and Civil Engineering.
Supervisor: Director of the Institute for Building Design at the Faculty of Civil Engineering, Tallinn Technical University.
Diana Tiidema - Master's degree in Environmental Technology, Faculty of Science and Technology of the University of Tartu, "Physical-Mechanical Characteristics of Crushed Tire and Modified Concrete".
Supervisor: Professor Jaak Kikas, Professor of Physics at the University of Tartu.
According to Vaido Leosk, Chairman of the Board of the Estonian Concrete Association, both rewarded works are topical and have so far been poorly explored in Estonia.
The prizes are designed to promote and make study of concrete construction more effective.
At the end of the student works competition, the Estonian Concrete Association changed the rules for the issue of student prizes. The graduation thesis of all Estonian higher education students can now take part.
The festive presentation of the Estonian Concrete Association Student Awards was held at the graduation ceremonies of higher education institutions. At the University of Tartu, a member of the Board of Management Board of the Estonian Building Materials Manufacturers Association, member of the Board of AS TMB Vallot Mangus and member of the Board of the Estonian Concrete Association Heiki Meos
Estonian Concrete Association 2011 student prizes won:
Ksenia Kaevu from Tallinn University of Technology and Renno Reitsnik from the Estonian University of Life Sciences.
The Estonian Concrete Association (established in 2004) is a company promoting concrete as a domestic building material, which includes 48 companies, organizations and private individuals.