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
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
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
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,
Oldcastle Precast Folsom Receives Overall Winner American Concrete Pipe Assn. Chairman’s Safety Award
Oldcastle Precast of Folsom, New Jersey, received the Overall American Concrete Pipe Association (ACPA) Chairman’s Safety Award and Individual Plant Safety Award for its innovative wire roller machine safety upgrades. Safety permeates every aspect of plant operations, and developing innovative improvements to already-successful safety programs is emphasized at all Oldcastle
Woodbridge International, an innovative middle-market mergers and acquisitions firm, is pleased to announce the sale of its client, Concrete Polishing & Restoration Inc. (CP+R) of Caryville, Tennessee, to Servants’ Heart LLC, a Sterling, Virginia-based investment group. Founded in 2004, CP+R is one of the largest concrete polishing companies in the
SAI Global recently became the American Concrete Institute’s newest distributor of ACI-published content. Through its network of distributors, ACI content can be accessed digitally and on-demand by multiple employees at the same time, at multiple locations worldwide, and bundled with content from other publishers. Traditional printed content is available also.