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    Making ACI 306 a tool, rather than a rule. It covers the entire spectrum of applications for cold weather concreting.

  • New Association Forms to Promote ICFs

    The mission of the Council of ICF Industries is to promote and enhance the social, environmental, and economic value of ICFs in North America.

  • Casting Trends: Precast Pervious Concrete

    Percoa USA LLC has developed and patented precast pervious concrete plus a look at ICON-Xchange and The Precast Show.

  • Precast Pervious Concrete

    Percoa USA LLC has developed and patented precast pervious concrete.

  • 2014 Influencer: Richard Szecsy

    Drawing on his industry expertise and Ph.D. in civil engineering, Richard Szecsy has helped develop and update the concrete industry's standards.

  • 2014 Influencer: Mark Perniconi

    Mark Perniconi carries out the Charles Pankow Foundation’s mission to advance market-driven innovation with an approach befitting a civil engineer with an MBA from Purdue University.

  • ACI 318-14 Gets Overhaul

    ACI 318-14, Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete, was completely overhauled. The committee responsible for the new document reorganized the code's greater ease of use.

  • CTLGroup Elects Cohrs as new Chairman

    The CTLGroup elected Cary Cohrs as chairman during the organization’s recent fall board meeting. Cohrs is the president of American Cement Co. a joint venture of CRH’s Oldcastle Materials and Trap Rock Industries.

  • Carbon Dioxide Reverses Roles

    Research may switch the role of carbon dioxide from industry foe to key partner.

  • CTLGroup adds Jennings as Consultant

    Hamlin Jennings has joined CTLGroup as an affiliated consultant. He will consult on cement chemistry, cementitious composite microstructural characterization, concrete durability, and mechanisms of creep and shrinkage.