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Construction professionals are trained in the rehabilitation of reinforced concrete structures

The Directorate of Permanent Education of the INTEC initiated a diploma on the approach of failures in the structures of reinforced concrete and its prevention

Construction professionals are trained in the rehabilitation of reinforced concrete structures

SANTO DOMINGO. The Directorate of Permanent Education of Instituto Tecnológico de Santo Domingo (INTEC) initiated the diploma in Damage Prevention and Rehabilitation of Reinforced Concrete Structures, with a large group of construction professionals representing State institutions and private companies.

The opening of the training, which takes place in the halls of the Plaza Naco hotel, was attended by the engineer Rafael Corominas Pepín, former Rector of INTEC, who explained the content of the program to the participants and the educational materials that would be used.

The purpose of the Diploma is to provide specific complementary training to train participants in the process of dealing with cases of reinforced concrete structures with failures caused by different causes, and their prevention from the conceptualization phase of the work with a Control of Basic quality


It is aimed at the staff of construction companies and supervisors, concrete mixers, companies supplying chemical additives and quality control laboratories, civil engineers, architects, term students, and other professionals linked to the sector.

The program is coordinated by engineer Máximo Corominas and has the participation of Dr. María Ysabel Dikdan and engineer Humberto Bolognini, from Venezuela, as facilitators; and of the country with the engineers José Toirac, Manuel Puello, and Nelson Morrison.

Some of the companies and institutions that have sent their professionals to train are the Ministry of Education, Ministry of Public Works and Communications (MOPC), DALSAN, SA and AXIAL, who will learn about Diagnostic Methodologies, testing of the evaluation of reinforced concrete, materials and procedures for the repair of reinforced concrete elements, durability of reinforced concrete works, among other contents.


Those interested in obtaining more information can contact Permanent Education on the phone 809-567-9271 Ext 214, 215 and 216; to the address and to the electronic mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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