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10 Nov 2017

American Concrete Institute Announces Winners of Eco Concrete and Egg Protection Competitions

The American Concrete Institute (ACI) announces the winners of its Egg Protection Device Competition, and Eco Concrete Competition. The competitions took place at the ACI Fall 2017 Convention in Anaheim, CA, USA. The first, second, third, and fourth place teams received cash awards. The objective of the Egg Protection Device

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R Torso ACI Excellence Award Winner
02 Nov 2017

American Concrete Institute Announces 2017 Excellence in Concrete Construction Awards Winners

American Concrete Institute (ACI) announced the winners of the 2017 Excellence in Concrete Construction Awards, who were honored during the Institute’s Concrete Convention & Exposition, October 16, 2017 in Anaheim, CA, USA. The highest honor was presented to R·torso·C, Tokyo, Japan. This award is given to a project that demonstrates

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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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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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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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concrete texture
10 Aug 2017

ACI Partners with New Distributor to Offer Wider Access to the Institute’s Knowledge Base

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.

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31 Jul 2017

Gulf Cooperation Council Standardization Organization Signs Agreement With ACI

Leaders of the Gulf Cooperation Council Standardization Organization recently entered into an agreement with the American Concrete Institute to cooperate towards a better understanding and use of concrete and cementitious materials in civil infrastructure. The agreement – signed in Doha, Qatar, by Ronald G. Burg, Executive Vice President of the

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