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ACI Announces Winners of Fiber-Reinforced Concrete Bowling Ball Competition

April 19, 2016 - in Awards, Corporate, Design/Engineering

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., April 19, 2016—The American Concrete Institute (ACI) announces the winners of its 2016 Fiber-Reinforced Concrete Bowling Ball Competition.  The competition took place at The Concrete Convention and Exposition in Milwaukee, WI, USA.…

ACI Recognizes Contributions and Dedication to the Concrete Industry

April 18, 2016 - in Awards, Corporate

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., April 18, 2016—On Sunday, April 17, 2016, the American Concrete Institute (ACI) recognized over 100 professionals, groups,…

ACI Expands Its Concrete Craftsman Series

February 3, 2016 - in Construction, Corporate

In direct response to feedback from members and customers, the American Concrete Institute has published two new books as part of its Concrete Craftsman…

Infrastructure Showcase: ACI’s Excellence in Concrete Construction Awards

January 31, 2016 - in Showcase

The American Concrete Institute (ACI) recognized 11 winners at its 2015 Excellence in Concrete Construction Awards Gala during the ACI Concrete Convention and Exposition held Nov. 9, 2015, in Denver. The awards honor the most-creative projects in the concrete…

Strategic Development Council Matching Donations for Building Information Modeling Funding

January 27, 2016 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering, Modeling

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., Jan. 27, 2015—The ACI Foundation’s Strategic Development Council (SDC) has announced a donation matching campaign to support funding for the next phase of developing industry standards for Building Information Modeling (BIM) systems. …

Measured Load Capacity of Buried Reinforced Concrete Pipes

January 14, 2016 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Water

Reinforced concrete pipes are used extensively in storm water and sewage applications. In North America, these pipes are often designed using the “Indirect Design Method”, which relates the strength of a pipe tested above ground to one buried in the ground.…

Study on the Influence of Column Size and Slab Slenderness on Punching Strength

Reinforced concrete slabs with uniform thickness, supported on columns without capitals, are common in residential and commercial buildings in many parts of the world. In engineering practice, these elements are typically only reinforced with flexural reinforcement…

American Concrete Institute Promoted Darnell to Managing Director

January 11, 2016 - in People

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., Jan. 11, 2016—The American Concrete Institute is pleased to announce the promotion of Christopher J. Darnell to Managing Director, Customer & Product Strategy. In support of ACI’s strategic goal of being more efficient, agile,…

How Ductility of Concrete Can Influence the Structural Performance of Corroded Reinforced Beams

November 23, 2015 - in Buildings, Corporate, Design/Engineering

Reinforced concrete represents a very successful synergistic combination of materials not only mechanically but also chemically since concrete is a perfect material providing ideal environment with high alkalinity for the corrosion protection of steel reinforcement…

American Concrete Institute Announces Winners of Inaugural Excellence in Concrete Construction Awards

November 10, 2015 - in Awards, Construction, Corporate

Farmington Hills, Michigan, Nov. 9, 2015—The American Concrete Institute (ACI) announces the winners of the 2015 Excellence in Concrete Construction Awards, who were honored during the ACI Awards Gala at the Concrete Convention & Exposition, Nov. 9,…