Approved: First Standard for Precast Segmental Box Culverts
The use of segmental box sections is now covered in an ASTM standard, ASTM C1786, Specification for Segmental Precast Reinforced Concrete Box Sections for Culverts, Storm Drains and Sewers Designed According to AASHTO LRFD.
Winner: Pena Boulevard, Denver
A high level of collaboration and expertise was critical for the Pena Boulevard...
2014 Influencer: Richard Szecsy
Drawing on his industry expertise and Ph.D. in civil engineering, Richard Szecsy...
Proposed ASTM Standard for Metal Access Hatches
A proposed new ASTM specification will help minimize maintenance expense and improve public safety by providing a definitive standard for one essential infrastructure component, fabricated metal access hatches.
Testing Strategies for Concrete Pavement Mixes
Thermal profile testing can greatly reduce the time needed to optimize a mix.
SCC J-Ring Test Updated
C1621/C1621M - Standard Test Method for Passing Ability of Self-Consolidating Concrete by J-Ring has been revised to C1621/C1621M-14 developed by Committee C09.47, ASTM BOS Volume 04.02.
ASTM Publishes New Product Category Rules for Cement
ASTM International has partnered with the Slag Cement Association to develop new Product Category Rules for slag cement.
The Advantages of Portland-Limestone Cement
Portland-limestone cement may significantly improve concrete's sustainable...
Reinforcing Steel Technology
MMFX2 has been independently proven to be five times more corrosion-resistant and...
Obit: Richard D. Gaynor
Richard D. Gaynor, a leading figure in the ready-mixed concrete industry, died...