AEM MeganTanel Award
25 Sep 2017

AEM’s Megan Tanel Earns Exhibitions Industry ‘Distinguished Service’ Award

The International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE) has announced that Megan Tanel, senior vice president exhibitions and events of the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM), is the 2017 recipient of the IAEE Distinguished Service Award. This award recognizes IAEE members’ extraordinary service and contributions that have furthered the growth

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ACI117 Becomes Joint Committee with ASCC
13 Sep 2017

ACI117 Becomes Joint Committee with ASCC

Tolerances has become a joint committee of the American Concrete Institute (ACI) and the American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC) of St. Louis, Missouri, according to Bruce Suprenant, technical director, ASCC. Suprenant is vice chair of this ACI technical committee, Eric Peterson, Webcor, San Francisco, California, chairs 117. The mission

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ASTM Road Show South America
11 Sep 2017

ASTM International Launches “Road Show Centro América” in El Salvador, Costa Rica and Panama

ASTM International, one of the world’s leading standards organizations, announced today that it will host events, workshops and high-level meetings in El Salvador, Costa Rica and Panama during its “Road Show Centro América,” September. 11-15. The Road Show will feature in-person education, outreach, and training focused on the growing use

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concrete texture
26 Aug 2017

ACI Foundation Funds Four Research Projects for 2017

The ACI Foundation will provide $200,000 of research funding through four $50,000 research grants this year. Projects are vetted and selected by the Foundation’s working group on research, the Concrete Research Council. Information about this year’s awarded projects are below. CRC 32: An Experimental Study on the Effect of Wall-Slab

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woman engineer working on a construction site with funny style
20 Aug 2017

NAWIC Announces 62nd Annual Meeting and Education Conference With UPS as Sponsor

The National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) will hold its 62nd Annual Meeting and Education Conference (AMEC), Aug. 16-19, in Anaheim, Calif. at the Hyatt Regency Orange County. The NAWIC conference is made possible in large part to the generous support of the association’s sponsors. The major AMEC sponsor

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concrete texture
18 Aug 2017

ACI Announces $50,000 Available to Student Teams

The American Concrete Institute announced the availability of $50,000 USD for student teams from international universities to participate in the Fiber-Reinforced Concrete Bowling Ball Competition during the ACI Concrete Convention & Exposition in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, on March 25-29, 2018. The objective of the Fiber-Reinforced Concrete Bowling Ball

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16 Aug 2017

Bosch GBL18V-71 18V Blower Merges Great Efficiency and Versatility

When the task is clearing dust and debris on the jobsite, the Bosch GBL 18V-71 18V brings efficiency and ergonomic design to one of the most functional cordless professional-grade blowers available. With a motor that delivers powerful 71 CFM (cubic feet per minute) volume (167 mph) in a balanced tool,

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