Concrete protective liners made of high-quality resins like polyethylene leverage the resin’s material qualities to provide a near-impenetrable barrier against water and corrosive compounds.
Throughout the year the Elliott Bay Seawall project has received multiple awards for design, leadership, environmental, sustainability, emergency construction, engineering and management.
Swiss researchers from the National Research Programme “Resource Wood” have developed a type of concrete that largely consists of wood.
The Harman Group, a firm specializing in structural engineering, parking planning and design and construction engineering, celebrated the groundbreaking of The National, a six-story, 192-unit apartment building.
The American Concrete Pavement Association (ACPA) will present a three-day national workshop on best practices used in the design, construction, and rehabilitation of concrete pavements used for airport applications.
Missouri University of Science and Technology will host the annual Missouri Concrete Conference May 2-3 in the Havener Center on campus.
The American Concrete Institute (ACI) introduced its 2017-2018 president, vice president, and four board members during The Concrete Convention and Exposition.
The American Concrete Institute (ACI) recognized several professionals, groups, and companies for their outstanding contributions and dedication to ACI and the concrete industry.
A new ASTM International standard will help manufacturing plants better recycle returned fresh concrete, supporting the growth in sustainable construction practices.
Nearly 2,000 engineers, architects, contractors, educators, manufacturers, and material representatives from around the world will convene at the Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center in Detroit, March 26-30, 2017, to collaborate on concrete codes, specifications and standards.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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 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.
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
The American Concrete Institute (ACI) presented four awards during The Concrete Convention and Exposition, in Philadelphia.
The American Concrete Institute (ACI) announced the winners of the 2016 Excellence in Concrete Construction Awards. The highest honor, The Excellence Award, was presented to Palazzo Italia (Italian Pavilion Expo 2015), Milan, Italy.
Thornton Tomasetti announced that the 10 Hudson Yards project in Manhattan has won the New York City Concrete Industry Board (CIB) Annual Award, the organization’s highest honor.
French Development Enterprises, LLC, Oldcastle Precast, and GEI Consultants announced successful construction and assembly of the first prototype “French Dam” — a modular precast impoundment for construction and retrofit of hydroelectric dams, water control systems and power houses.
The Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI) announced the co-winners of the fifth annual Sidney Freedman Craftsmanship Award.