11 Dec 2018

ACI Announces Scholarship Winners

The American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC) Education, Research and Development Foundation has awarded three scholarships to students in the Concrete Industry Management (CIM) program. Devan Whitworth attends Middle Tennessee State University, Murpheesboro, TN, and Cesar Rodriguez and Timothy O’Shea attend California State University, Chico, CA. Each received $5,000. To

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17 Nov 2018

BASF’s Entire Concrete Product Portfolio Obtains GreenCircle Certification

BASF now provides third party-verified Manufacturer Inventory Reports for all its admixture and fiber products to meet the requirements of the LEED v4 Building Product Disclosure and Optimization – Material Ingredients, Option 1 credit. In 2017, BASF was the first admixture company to provide third-party LEED v4-compliant Manufacturer Inventory Reports

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16 Nov 2018

Safeguard Your Assets: 6 Steps to Secure Your Jobsite

Construction brings many opportunities to many different people. Communities experiencing an intense building spree can usually look forward to more foot traffic or an influx of new businesses. Unfortunately, this progress can also attract thieves and vandals, as the busy construction site of the day turns into one of the

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14 Nov 2018

ACI Forms Committee to Address 3-D Printing

The American Concrete Institute announced the formation of a new committee whose mission is to develop and report information on three-dimensional printing printing and additive manufacturing with inorganic cementitious materials. Chaired by Scott Jones, ACI Committee 564, 3-D Printing with Cementitious Materials, aims to develop publications relating to additive manufacturing

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13 Nov 2018

NCMA Launches Free Concrete Masonry Continuing Education for Design Community

The National Concrete Masonry Association has launched a free continuing education course for design professionals hosted by AEC Daily. This course is titled “Concrete Masonry: The Energy Efficiency Solution” and educates users on the thermal benefits of concrete masonry systems and energy code compliance options. The course is approved for

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11 Nov 2018

Smart Devices Protecting More US Homes

US homeowners are increasingly turning to smart technology when securing their properties, research shows. Almost half of US consumers (48 percent) intend to buy at least one smart home device this year, according to a recent study, while 80 million devices were delivered worldwide in 2016 — a 64 percent

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08 Nov 2018

ACI Launches Concrete SmartBrief Middle East

The American Concrete Institute announced the launch of a new weekly e-mail news digest for concrete industry professionals in and around the Middle East region. The ACI Concrete SmartBrief Middle East features concrete news, innovation, and major new projects from throughout the region, in an easy-to-consume format with links to

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