The 2012 Pyrite Symposium

Pyrite Conference

On April 20th 2012, Trinity College Dublin (Ireland) hosted a one-day research conference considering engineering problems related to the use of pyritiferous fill as under-floor aggregate. The conference was organised by Dr. Brian Hawkins.

Pyrite Symposium Flyer

The original flyer from the 2012 Pyrite Symposium

The Pyrite Symposium aimed to aid and inform all involved with pyrite problems by reviewing and discussing the issues associated with pyrite heave, as well as the causes, assessment and solutions, in the context of current research and case studies.

The conference included eight presentations by engineers and academics and ended with a panel discussion considering current standards and guidance pertaining to aggregates.

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