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  • Self-Consolidating Concrete Today Presentation & Forum

    During Self-Consolidating Concrete Today, case studies on several recent SCC projects will be presented and their innovative solutions will be recognized.

  • Precision in Concrete Paving

    To ensure a high load-bearing capacity and long service life together with perfect surface evenness and skid resistance of the road surface in the expansion of a German motorway, the contractor elected to make use of the advantages of concrete surfacing.

  • 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.