The American Concrete Institute (ACI), announced the launch of an all-access subscription to ACI University webinars and on-demand courses. Unveiled at World of Concrete in Las Vegas, Nevada, the new 12-month subscription option includes all ACI monthly webinars and ACI’s 175+ on-demand courses. Topics include Admixtures; Codes; Cracking; Design; Durability;
The Emerging Leaders Committee of the American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC), St. Louis, MO, has formed a Mentor Advisory Board to provide advice to ASCC members who don’t need a full-time mentor, but could use the experience and wisdom of a seasoned counterpart. Advisory Board members are long time
The American Concrete Institute announces that its mission has been expanded to reflect its proactive approach to advocating the global adoption of ACI standards. ACI – a leading authority and resource worldwide for individuals and organizations involved in concrete design, construction, and materials – has long focused its efforts on
Topcon Positioning Group and Bentley Systems announce the kick-off date of their collaborative Constructioneering Academy initiative. The first session is scheduled for February 13, 2018 in Livermore, California. Topcon and Bentley have joined efforts to provide opportunities designed to allow construction industry professionals to learn best practices in constructioneering, a
A two-year major in the opportunity-rich field of concrete science technology will be offered at Pennsylvania College of Technology — the only program of its kind on the East Coast — beginning in the fall 2018 semester. The new associate degree, to be available through the college’s School of Construction
The Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute announced “Rebar U”, the new e-learning portal for reinforced concrete design and construction learning. Rebar U is the home of CRSI’s growing collection of publicly available e-learning courses and webinars for continuing education and professional development. On the new website, users will find interactive e-learning
The American Concrete Institute’s two masonry testing certification programs are now cited in TMS 402/602-16: Building Code Requirements and Specifications for Masonry Structures. Published in December 2016, the newly updated masonry documents include language referencing certification in accordance with the Masonry Field Testing Technician and Masonry Laboratory Testing Technician programs.