Construction brings many opportunities to many different people. Communities experiencing an intense building spree can usually look forward to more foot traffic or an influx of new businesses. Unfortunately, this progress can also attract thieves and vandals, as the busy construction site of the day turns into one of the
The American Concrete Institute announced the formation of a new committee whose mission is to develop and report information on three-dimensional printing printing and additive manufacturing with inorganic cementitious materials. Chaired by Scott Jones, ACI Committee 564, 3-D Printing with Cementitious Materials, aims to develop publications relating to additive manufacturing
The National Concrete Masonry Association has launched a free continuing education course for design professionals hosted by AEC Daily. This course is titled “Concrete Masonry: The Energy Efficiency Solution” and educates users on the thermal benefits of concrete masonry systems and energy code compliance options. The course is approved for
US homeowners are increasingly turning to smart technology when securing their properties, research shows. Almost half of US consumers (48 percent) intend to buy at least one smart home device this year, according to a recent study, while 80 million devices were delivered worldwide in 2016 — a 64 percent
The American Concrete Institute announced the launch of a new weekly e-mail news digest for concrete industry professionals in and around the Middle East region. The ACI Concrete SmartBrief Middle East features concrete news, innovation, and major new projects from throughout the region, in an easy-to-consume format with links to
The American Concrete Institute announces the launch of a series of seminars hosted at ACI Headquarters in Farmington Hills, Michigan, that will enable concrete industry professionals to receive valuable information on a variety of topics. The seminars will allow attendees to earn PDHs/CEUs, an increasing requirement to retain PE status.
RPM International Inc. has acquired Nudura Corp., a leading manufacturer and distributor of insulated concrete forms in North America. This addition, which is expected to be accretive to its earnings within a year, is an excellent strategic fit for RPM, providing key competitive advantages to Dryvit business. However, the terms