Codes and Standards

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Curing of Cylinders

Frank Kozeliski discusses the research he’s performed on properly cured concrete... More

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Let's not Give Up on Concrete 2029

Where’s the executive leadership of the concrete industry coming from? More

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The Concrete 2029 Initiative

Bill Palmer, Concrete Construction’s editor in chief, discusses the Concrete 2029... More

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Stephen Szoke will Join ACI Staff

Industry veteran to expand American Concrete Institute's codes and standards efforts. More

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Magid Releases New Guide ANSI Cut Levels

This new infographic from Magid explains ANSI's updated cut resistance standards. More

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New ASTM Standard Evaluates Hydration Differences in Cement Mixtures

A new ASTM International standard will help manufacturers and suppliers of concrete and cement mixtures evaluate relative differences in early hydration of paste, mortar, and other mixtures. More

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Edgewater Fire Sends Clear Message: Strengthen Building Codes

PCA advocates for New Jersey to move forward to enacting stronger construction standards More

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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. More

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Dropping LEED

Baltimore, one of the first U.S. cities to mandate LEED, has switched to the International Green Construction Code 2012 as an overlay to the city's building, fire, and related codes. More

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Back to Basics but in a Different Way

ACI 318-14 will help increase concrete’s use in the future More

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