Strategic Development Council

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The subject of making concrete pavements last longer was one of the subjects in a presentation from The Concrete Convention and Exposition session titled Making Connections – The Future of Our Infrastructure. The presentation, “Caltrans’ Approach to Longer-Lasting Pavements” explored changes to concrete pavements that have the goal of making...

Seismic Resistance of Concrete Structures Using FRP Materials was one of several sessions at the 13th International Symposium on Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Reinforcement of Concrete Structures. The symposium kicked off The Concrete Convention and Exposition, in Anaheim, CA, USA, October 14, 2017. The two-day symposium attracted interest from...

Speakers from ACI chapters and concrete associations in ten countries traveled to The Concrete Convention and Exposition in Anaheim, CA, USA, October 15, 2017, to meet and learn with other industry professionals from around the world at the international forum. Prof. David Lange, ACI Vice President, welcomed global attendees to ACI Convention and...

The new ACI ECO Concrete Competition promotes the idea of environmental performance in concrete mixture design as an important aspect of sustainability. Teams had to develop an innovative concrete mixture, which had the lowest possible environmental impact while maintaining optimal mechanical and durability performances. Students in the ACI Egg...

Gathering and sharing information on the development and application of concrete design standards throughout the Americas and beyond was the focus of The International Workshop on Structural Concrete: Technology Advancement and Adoption in the Americas. The workshop took place on the first day of The Concrete Convention and Exposition, in Anaheim,...

The American Concrete Institute announces the formation of Editorial Boards to oversee the ACI Materials Journal and the ACI Structural Journal. Each Editorial Board will be composed of an editor-in-chief and four research expert members. The Editorial Boards will focus on the mission of making and keeping ACI’s serial publications the premier...

The Americas are the larger home for ACI, not only because of geography but also due to many other synergies, namely cultural and linguistic ones. English, Spanish, Portuguese, and French are the primary languages in Canada, the United States, and Latin America. In fact, Spanish is the first language for around 420 million persons, making it the...

The American Concrete Institute announces that it has increased its funding of the ACI Foundation by providing an additional $500,000 of annual mission funding and fully covering all operational expenses. "The additional funds approved by ACI Board will have a strategic impact on the concrete industry in the U.S. and globally. It opens the doors...

Strategic Development Council

 •  September 27

The following courses, seminars, and exams will be offered this coming January during World of Concrete in Las Vegas, NV, USA. Additional information about World of Concrete along with ACI’s discounted registration can be found here. Information below is subject to update as events are added. Code/Title: (MO401) ACI Adhesive Anchor Installation...

Strategic Development Council

 •  September 19

The International Concrete Repair Institute (ICRI) and the American Concrete Institute (ACI) recently completed a memorandum of understanding (MoU). The MoU will encourage cooperation in areas of technical committees, educational products, publications, and other related activities. “ICRI is very pleased to reinforce our partnership with the...