More stories about Structure

  • US Demand for Bricks, Blocks, Pavers On the Rise

    A new report forecasts the market will approach $9 Billion in 2018.

  • 2014 Infuencer: Robert Finfrock

    Robert Finfrock is setting a high-tech pace for precast producers.

  • 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.

  • Wells Concrete Acquires Hanson Structural Precast

    The Minnesota-based company acquires Hanson’s Maple Grove facilities.

  • 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?

  • Concrete Aids Resilient Design

    Producers can raise awareness of the importance of resilient design and promote using concrete structures and products.

  • Interlock Couplers

    Use Lenton Interlok precast construction on structures requiring moment-resisting connections.

  • Precast Piles Extend Bridge Life

    A new technology promises to dramatically extend the service life of precast concrete bridge piles by dramatically improving their corrosion resistance through carbon fiber reinforced polymer grid .

  • Producer Solves Bottleneck with Silo Cleaning Service

    A ready-mixed concrete plant in the Midwestern United States has resolved material build-up issues in three storage silos where accumulation had slowed production and increased internal pressures, eventually damaging the vessel walls and forcing a shutdown.

  • Chatting up the Codes

    For more than ten years, members of ACI 318’s technical committee have revising the stoic code. Their goal was to transform this important information from a 1980’s document to a modern source of information. This ambitious effort is an attempt to encourage greater concrete use on structural...