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PORIIAND CEMENT INSTITUTE (PCI) PO Box 168 1685 Hallway House CONTACT: S. W. Norton, Executive Director MISSION: To provide improved technology on the properties and applications of cement and concrete. PRIMARY WORK: Performs services in disseminating technical information, technical advisory service. materials testing, and training. SOURCE OF FINANCES: Cement producers. PUBLICATIONS: Research reports, list of publications, and specialty publications. SPAIN AGROMAN EMPRESA CONSTRUCTORS S.A., DIVISION OF RESEARCH AND METHODS Raimundo Fernandez Villaverde 43 Madrid 28003 CONTACT: Jose MarisAguirre,Chairman MISSION: To provide technology for improved civil and industrial construction. PRIMARY WORK: Performs research on construction development, materials and machines, and construction methods. SOURCE OF FINANCES: Agroman Empresa Constructora Ski. PUBLICATIONS: Research review and annual almanac. INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY OF THE CONSTRUCTION OF CATALUNA Bon Pastor 5 08021 Barcelona 21 CONTACT: Josep Maria Valeri, Director MISSION: To provide technology to improve building and civil engineering practices. PRIMARY WORK: Performs work in development and adaption of building and civil engineering technology, training, documentation services, construction, economics, construction quality, regulations, construction data base, and applications programs. 178

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SOURCE OF FINANCES: Government, fees for services, sales of publications, and dictionaries. PUBLICATIONS: Quarterly journal, technical standards, research recommendations, and research reports. CANTABRIA UNIVERSITY, SCHOOL OF CIVIL ENGINEERING Av de los Castros s/n Santander CONTACT: Federico Gutierrez-Solana Salcedo, Director MISSION: To provide education and technical training to improve building practices. PRIMARY WORK: Performs research on geotechnical engineering, materials, concrete, energy conservation, statistics, economics, hydraulics, structures design, and mechanics. SOURCE OF FINANCES: Government. PUBLICATIONS: Research reports. BUILDING AND CEMENT INSTITUTE EDUARDO TORROJA Serrano Galvache s/PO Box 19.002-28080 Madrid CONTACT: Juan Murcia,Director MISSION: To provide new knowledge in materials and structures. PRIMARY WORK: Performs research on cement manufactunug, energy conservation, concrete durability, additives, industrialization techniques, and prestressed concrete. SOURCE OF FINANCES: Grants. PUBLICATIONS: Journals, monographs, and handbooks. TECHNICAL INSTITUTE OF MATERIALS AND CONSTRUCTIONS (INTEMAC) Monte Esqu~nza 30 28010 Madrid CONTACT: Jose Calavera, General Director MISSION: To provide methods to improve the quality control of construction materials. 179