Tag: American Concrete Institute

ACI announces new Presidents Series of Webinars

The American Concrete Institute (ACI) announced the availability of a new Presidents Series of Webinars. The first webinar — ACI 318: What’s in Your Spec? — will be presented by William E. Rushing Jr., P.E., FACI, and ACI Past President.

ACI announces Excellence in Concrete Construction Award winners

The American Concrete Institute (ACI) announced the winners of the 2016 Excellence in Concrete Construction Awards. The highest honor, The Excellence Award, was presented to Palazzo Italia (Italian Pavilion Expo 2015), Milan, Italy.

Significant changes in ACI 318-11

The American Concrete Institute (ACI) has published Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete (ACI 318-11) and Commentary (ACI 318R-11) and it has been adopted...

Structural Engineers Roundtable: Three issues facing the structural engineering industry

The first annual Structural Engineer's Buildings Conference, held last December in Chicago, provided an opportunity for structural engineers from across the nation to gather for education, networking, and to ask questions.

Improving concrete durability

Today's concrete marketplace provides many challenges to the production and placement of quality durable concrete. Cement production is being pushed to meet increasing demands, resulting in the use of blended cements.

Exposed structural concrete’s place in architectural design

Saving energy and showcasing a structural engineer—s work with cast-in-place concrete

Avoiding concrete tolerance traps

Beware of mismatched or unachievable tolerances

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