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  • ASTM International Concrete Committee Presents Richart Award to Dr. R. Douglas Hooton

    R. Douglas Hooton, Ph.D., a tenured professor in the Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Toronto, Ontario, has received the Frank E. Richart Award for his meritorious contributions to ASTM International Committee C09 on Concrete and Concrete Aggregates. Hooton has authored or...

  • Concrete Industry Management Program Seeks Donations for World of Concrete Auction

    The Concrete Industry Management (CIM) program is seeking donations for their ninth annual auction to be held at the World of Concrete. The auction is scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 22 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

  • ASTM Workshop Deciphers Sustainability: PCRs and EPDs

    In response to increased demand for more resilient structures, made with products produced by sustainable processes, the marketplace needs a standard method of comparing products and production processes. ASTM will host a workshop focusing on Product Category Rules (PCR), Environmental Product...

  • CIM MBA program develops future talent

    Luckily for the concrete industry, the pool of talented professionals is still growing, thanks in part to a succession plan producers set in motion during better times. More than 700 undergraduate students have graduated with Concrete Industry Management (CIM) degrees, and the first group of eight...

  • ACI Foundation seeks fellowship and scholarship applicants

    The ACI Foundation is offering eight fellowships and seven scholarships for undergraduate and graduate students who will be studying concrete in the 2014-2015 academic year. The application process is open through Oct. 15, 2013.

  • World of Concrete 2013 wrap-up

    With an attendance of 55,000 concrete industry professionals, World of Concrete 2013 continued an upward trend that was mirrored by the optimism of attendees. We review the show and highlight producer-related events and Web-exclusive photos and videos.

  • RCC Live! event at World of Concrete converts contractors to RCC proponents

    Despite heavy promotion for many years, producers and contractors are relatively unfamiliar with roller-compacted concrete. And those that have RCC construction experience have little paving history. To fill in this learning gap, The Concrete Producer and Concrete Construction magazines...

  • TCP supports industry efforts to produce high-quality concrete

    On a beautiful May afternoon in Chicago, BASF product manager Joe Daczko had the full attention of 85 concrete aficionados as he compared placing self-consolidating concrete (SCC) to serving an adult beverage. “You’re not pouring a glass of beer,” said Daczko, as the group watched the fluid...

  • University of Nevada, Reno concrete canoe team builds, paddles concrete canoe to victory

    After dominating the competition in five canoe races and winning two of three academic categories, the University of Nevada, Reno concrete canoe team took the overall win in the annual Mid-Pac Concrete Canoe Competition held April 19-20 in San Jose, Calif.

  • NJIT Architecture students go beyond classroom to develop hurricane-resistant precast structures

    A group of students and faculty from New Jersey Institute of Technology's College of Architecture and Design recently experienced some "Beyond the Classroom" events as part of the ongoing work of the PCI Foundation.