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  • Position Statement on Floor Flatness Tolerances

    Three additional national associations, the International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers, the Tile Contractors Association of America, and the International Masonry Institute, have endorsed a Position Statement on floor flatness tolerances written by the American Society of Concrete...

  • ACI Updates Corporate Image

    The American Concrete Institute (ACI) (Booth S10339a) will unveil a new logo and tagline—‘Always advancing’ —that reflect the 110-year-old organization’s continuing evolution as a global authority on designing, building, maintaining, and repairing concrete structures.

  • Density is our Destiny

    Traditionally, pervious concrete has been promoted to be a mix with 15 percent to 25 percent void structure. Our industry has accepted these values due to the balance of hydrological and engineering properties.

  • Coming Up Short

    QUESTION: We have a project where the contractor is constantly complaining we are shorting them on concrete. We have checked yield several times during placements and came up with good results. What should we do next?

  • All in a Night's Work

  • World of Concrete 2010

  • Biting the Dust

  • Surface Crazing

  • Modern Moisture Testing

    Changes have occurred in testing floor dryness.

  • Decorative Slab Core Samples

    We are involved in a dispute on the quality of a decorative slab for which we supplied concrete last fall. The project appears to be fine, but one set of test cylinders failed to meet compressive strength requirements.