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Tallest Wooden Building in the Netherlands to be Built in Amsterdam

July 25, 2016 - in Buildings, Structural components

Arup has been selected to develop HAUT, the highest wooden residential building in the world to date, counting 21 floors. We will work in partnership with Lingotto, Nicole Maarsen, TEAM V Architecture and Nederlandse Energie Maatschappij. The 73 metre high…

PRECISION-HAYES International to Showcase New Products to Promote Quality and Safety at World of Concrete

Menomonee Falls, Wisc., Jan. 21, 2016—PRECISION-HAYES International announces it will exhibit and promote its new products designed to provide superior…

Iowa State Engineers Test Taller Wind Turbine Towers Made From Precast Concrete

AMES, Iowa, Nov. 12, 2015 – Hydraulic equipment in two civil engineering labs recently pushed and pulled at test sections of a new kind of wind turbine…

Structure of “Concrete Disease” Solved

Researchers from the Paul Scherrer Institute (PSI) teamed up with colleagues from the Swiss Materials Science Lab Empa to study a degenerative sign of ageing in concrete: the so-called alkali-aggregate reaction (AAR). In the course of AAR, a material forms…

New Publication of Code for Evaluation, Repair and Rehabilitation of Concrete Buildings

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. Sept. 29, 2015—The American Concrete Institute announces the availability of a new invaluable publication for concrete industry professionals—Guide to the Code for Evaluation, Repair, and Rehabilitation of Concrete Buildings. Published…

New Solutions to Concrete Testing Challenges

September 24, 2015 - in Construction, Corporate, Structural components

According to the authors of a recent article on concrete testing in ACI’s Concrete International magazine, improving the quality of concrete testing can be achieved by stressing education and quality. “Improving the Quality of Concrete Testing” discusses…

American Concrete Institute Announces Key Staff Promotions

September 10, 2015 - in People, Structural components

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., Sept. 10, 2015) –The American Concrete Institute announces key staff promotions aimed at increasing alignment and flow from ACI’s technical documents to educational products.  Michael L. Tholen has been named the Institute’s…

NOEplast Used for Ornamental Textured Formliners for Mosque’s Octagonal Columns

The world's third-largest mosque is currently being built right in the heart of the Bay of Algiers seafront development. A special role in the architecture of the building is played by 618 white octagonal columns. The columns were manufactured and supplied…

CINTEC Announces New Dissipative Anchor

August 5, 2015 - in Products, Structural components

Aug. 5, 2015—CINTEC International, a world leader in the field of structural masonry retrofit strengthening, repair, and preservation, announces that it has developed a new type of dissipative wall anchor. The new anchor solves the issues of how to protect…

American Galvanizers Association Releases Two New Galvanized Steel Studies Videos

July 30, 2015 - in Corporate, Structural components

The American Galvanizers Association (AGA) is pleased to announce two new additions to its Galvanized Steel Studies (GSS) initiative. In June, the AGA visited two sites in North Carolina, the Charlotte Douglas Airport Parking Decks and the Metrolina Greenhouses.…