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.

Prototype of modular precast ‘French Dam’ completed

Prototype of modular precast ‘French Dam’ completed

October 21st, 2016 by

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.

PCI announces winners of the 2016 Sidney Freedman Craftsmanship Award

PCI announces winners of the 2016 Sidney Freedman Craftsmanship Award

October 21st, 2016 by

The Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI) announced the co-winners of the fifth annual Sidney Freedman Craftsmanship Award.

Oldcastle Precast supplies retaining wall system for PENNDOTs largest project ever

Oldcastle Precast supplies retaining wall system for PENNDOTs largest project ever

September 23rd, 2016 by

Oldcastle Precast supplied more than 330,000 square feet of The Neel Companys Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PENNDOT) approved T-WALL Retaining Wall System for Philadelphias Interstate 95 Corridor Reconstruction Project.

Trimble announces Tekla Global BIM Awards winners

Trimble announces Tekla Global BIM Awards winners

September 22nd, 2016 by

Tekla Global BIM Awards recognize projects that are pushing the boundaries of BIM to create the worlds most impressive structural designs. This year, 73 winners of local Tekla BIM Awards from around the world competed for the global prize, demonstrating the advancement of BIM and construction.

Section 5 Palmetto SR826/836 Bridges (9, 11, 15 and 19) wins the NCSEA Excellence in Structural Engineering Award

Section 5 Palmetto SR826/836 Bridges (9, 11, 15 and 19) wins the NCSEA Excellence in Structural Engineering Award

September 20th, 2016 by

The Florida Department of Transportation, Community/Condotte/DeMoya JV, BCC Engineering and FINLEY Engineering Group have won the National Council of Structural Engineers Association (NCSEA) Excellence in Structural Engineering Award for the Section 5 Palmetto SR 826/836 Interchange Bridges (9, 11, 15 and 19).

Section 5 Palmetto Wins Grand Conceptor Award

Section 5 Palmetto Wins Grand Conceptor Award

September 8th, 2016 by

Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), Community/Condotte/DeMoya JV, BCC Engineering and FINLEY Engineering Group (FINLEY) have won the 2016 FICE Engineering Excellence Grand Conceptor Award for the Section 5 Palmetto SR826/836 Interchange (Bridges 9, 11, 15 and 19).

ICC-ES issues ESR-3010 to PCI for Precast Concrete Diaphragm

ICC-ES issues ESR-3010 to PCI for Precast Concrete Diaphragm

September 6th, 2016 by

Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI) received confirmation from ICC Evaluation Service, LLC (ICC-ES), that its ESR-3010 Precast Concrete Diaphragm seismic design methodology complies with the provisions of the 2012 and 2015 International Building Code.

ACI announces new Concrete Repair Code webinar series

ACI announces new Concrete Repair Code webinar series

September 1st, 2016 by

The American Concrete Institute (ACI) announced the availability of a new three-day webinar series, Guide to ACI 562-16 Repair Code: Design Examples.

PCI releases first annual North American Precast Concrete Sustainable Plant Program report

PCI releases first annual North American Precast Concrete Sustainable Plant Program report

September 1st, 2016 by

The precast concrete industry is striving to reduce its environmental impact at the manufacturing level through the North American Precast Concrete Sustainable Plant Program (NAPCSPP). Energy, materials, and transportation data are tracked and results are reported in the following categories: carbon dioxide equivalent (global warming potential), total primary energy, and water consumption.

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