More stories about Concrete

  • Testing Strategies for Concrete Pavement Mixes

    Thermal profile testing can greatly reduce the time needed to optimize a mix.

  • New ACI Fellowship Announced

    The Barbara S. and W. Calvin McCall Fellowship has been created by the ACI Carolinas Chapter with the aim of improving the chapter and increasing the number of student chapters in the Carolinas.

  • Enrollment Now Open for Concrete MBA

    Thinking about furthering your career with an advanced degree?

  • NRMCA Publishes Concrete in Support of LEED v4

    The National Ready Mixed Concrete Association (NRMCA) announced at Greenbuild 2014 held this week in New Orleans that it has published a comprehensive set of industry average environmental impacts for concrete to help its members address the movement toward product transparency in LEED v4.

  • NRMCA Publishes Concrete in Support of LEED v4

    Concrete Group Publishes Environmental Impacts of Concrete in Support of LEED v4.

  • Meet with us in DC

    Next week ACI will be holding its fall convention at Washington Hilton, Washington, D.C. For many producers this sounds as exciting as chipping out a full drum of hardened concrete. After all, isn’t ACI just a group of engineers and researchers?

  • Precast Concrete: The Secret to More Wind Power?

    An Iowa State University engineer says wind turbines can be built taller by switching to precast concrete for wind turbine towers.

  • How Climate Change Could Shorten Concrete's Lifespan

    New research concludes that in Boston, 60% of concrete buildings could face structural deterioration by 2050 – much sooner than anticipated – due to climate change.

  • U.S. Concrete is Now Bigger In Texas, NY

    Two recent acquisitions have expanded the company's presence in three major Texas cities and in aggregate distribution and volumetric ready-mixed concrete offerings.

  • Transparency in Environmental Product Declarations

    NSF Sustainability is dedicated to greater transparency in product environmental reporting and has been a leading force in North America for development of multiattribute national product sustainability standards, product category rules and verification of environmental product declarations.