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
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
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 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
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.
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
The American Concrete Institute Assumes Sole Operation of Adhesive Anchor Installer Certification Program
The American Concrete Institute has announced accepting sole operation of the Adhesive Anchor Installer certification program after working jointly with the Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute as a formal cosponsor for more than five years. Now that the certification program is available to the industry at more than 40 locations, and