ACI announces recipients of ACI Certification Award and ACI Construction Award

ACI announces recipients of ACI Certification Award and ACI Construction Award

January 20th, 2017 by

The American Concrete Institute (ACI) announced the recipients of the ACI Certification Award and the ACI Construction Award at a press conference during World of Concrete.

Projects honored with PCI Design Awards of Excellence

Projects honored with PCI Design Awards of Excellence

January 9th, 2017 by

Twenty-six awards were presented to projects from throughout North America at the 54th annual PCI Design Awards, which includes best-in-class awards for both transportation structures and buildings, as well as special awards for industry advancement, sustainable design, and all-precast concrete construction.

ACI announces new Presidents Series of Webinars

ACI announces new Presidents Series of Webinars

January 9th, 2017 by

The American Concrete Institute (ACI) announced the availability of a new Presidents Series of Webinars. The first webinar — ACI 318: What’s in Your Spec? — will be presented by William E. Rushing Jr., P.E., FACI, and ACI Past President.

Unique precast pipe structure helps community park with increased stormwater runoff

Unique precast pipe structure helps community park with increased stormwater runoff

January 4th, 2017 by

Unsettled with the increasing stormwater flowing through the Hanover Township Community Park, in Bethlehem, Pa., the Hanover Township Public Works Department teamed with Oldcastle Precast to devise a unique stormwater solution, using special reinforced concrete pipes, to reconstruct the exiting stormwater structure.

MIT study: In wake of Hurricane Matthew, resilient construction would bring Southeast Atlantic residents significant cost savings

MIT study: In wake of Hurricane Matthew, resilient construction would bring Southeast Atlantic residents significant cost savings

November 11th, 2016 by

In the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew’s deadly and costly onslaught along the Atlantic coast last month, Build with Strength, a coalition of the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association, is calling attention to a Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) study entitled “A Break-Even Hazard Mitigation Metric,” and urging its use as a tool that can assist designers, developers and architects in the southeast coastal states looking to build and re-build with resiliency in mind.

AEC TECH NEWS: Bentley’s ProStructures streamlines building design workflows

AEC TECH NEWS: Bentley’s ProStructures streamlines building design workflows

November 9th, 2016 by

Bentley Systems said its structural detailing application, ProStructures, which includes the capabilities of ProSteel and ProConcrete applications, significantly improves the workflow between structural detailing and building design disciplines

ACI publishes Guide to the Code for Assessment, Repair, and Rehabilitation of Existing Concrete Buildings

ACI publishes Guide to the Code for Assessment, Repair, and Rehabilitation of Existing Concrete Buildings

November 3rd, 2016 by

The American Concrete Institute (ACI) announced the availability of a new publication for concrete industry professionals — Guide to the Code for Assessment, Repair, and Rehabilitation of Existing Concrete Buildings.

Researchers look at ways to improve Pennsylvania bridges

Researchers look at ways to improve Pennsylvania bridges

November 3rd, 2016 by

Researchers at Penn State, in collaboration with the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT), are conducting a study to identify the key factors that are contributing to premature bridge deck cracking on many of Pennsylvania’s 22,000 bridges.

ACI announces new publication on design of concrete wind turbine towers

ACI announces new publication on design of concrete wind turbine towers

October 28th, 2016 by

The American Concrete Institute (ACI) announced the availability of a new report for concrete industry professionals — ACI ITG-9R-16: Report on Design of Concrete Wind Turbine Towers

ACI honors outstanding contributions and service to the industry

ACI honors outstanding contributions and service to the industry

October 26th, 2016 by

The American Concrete Institute (ACI) presented four awards during The Concrete Convention and Exposition, in Philadelphia.

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