UCM members Wibke de Villiers and Riaan Combrinck presented and helped arrange a CPD short course on concrete as structural engineering material. The course was held at Stias in Stellenbosch on the 12th of May. Other presenters included George Evans from PPC as well as Gideon van Zijl and Tata van Rooyen also from Stellenbosch University. Topics included fresh concrete, concrete in practice, durability, sustainability, advanced materials and four existing concrete marvels from around the world. The course was attended by 38 people and received positive feedback from all attendees. The course will also be presented in Johannesburg on the 29th of August at the Aviator near OR Thambo International Airport. More information and registration can be found here: http://shortcourses.sun.ac.za/courses/c-7/2017-4737.html.