Tag: precast

ACI announces new Concrete Repair Code webinar series

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

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.

Longest precast concrete cable-stayed bridge in U.S. breaks ground

Local, state, federal and port officials turned dirt last week in a symbolic start to the U.S. 181 Harbor Bridge Replacement Project that will result in the longest precast concrete cable-stayed span in the United States and opening the Port of Corpus Christi to the largest ocean-going vessels.

ACI announces new structural concrete specifications

The American Concrete Institute announced the availability of two new documents for concrete industry professionals: ACI 301-16 Specifications for Structural Concrete, and the ACI Field Reference Manual.

Precast concrete stadium components used to construct new ice hockey arena at Colgate University

As athletic facility structures increase requirements to design and build for high performance, flexibility, functionality, and durability, architects and engineers increasingly are specifying the use of precast concrete.

ACI announces new structural concrete specs

The American Concrete Institute (ACI) announced the availability of two new documents for concrete industry professionals: ACI 301-16 Specifications for Structural Concrete, and the ACI Field Reference Manual.

Washington, D.C. bridge replacement project earns honor

STV received a Project Achievement Award in the Infrastructure category (under $25 million) from the National Capitol Region Chapter of the Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) for its role in the District Department of Transportation (DDOT)-led replacement of the 27th Street Bridge over Broad Branch Stream in Washington, D.C.

ACI Foundations CRC releases two research products

The Concrete Research Council (CRC), a subsidiary of the ACI Foundation, announced two new research products: Interface Shear Transfer of Lightweight Aggregate Concretes with Different Lightweight Aggregates and Evaluation of Seismic Performance Factors and Pedestal Shear Strength in Elevated Water Storage Tanks.

Second OSCC webinar addresses precast concrete off-site construction

The National Institute of Building Sciences Off-Site Construction Council (OSCC) and the Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI) will co-sponsor the second webinar in OSCCs new webinar series designed to share knowledge and improve industry efficiency, productivity and speed to market through the use of prefabrication and off-site construction.

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