13 Mar 2018

ACI Launches All Access Subscription to ACI University Webinars and On-Demand Courses

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;

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08 Feb 2018

ASCC Forms Mentor Advisory Board

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

04 Feb 2018

ACI Expands Mission to Focus on Global Standards Adoption

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

05 Jan 2018

Topcon and Bentley Systems announce kick-off of Constructioneering Academy

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

Penn College Concrete Major
29 Jul 2017

Penn College to Debut Concrete Science Technology Major in Fall 2018

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

04 Mar 2017

CRSI Announces “Rebar U” E-Learning Portal

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

ACI's Manual of Concrete Practices
05 Feb 2017

ACI’s New Masonry Documents Include Certification Programs

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.