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Precast Concrete Stadium Components used to Construct New Ice Hockey Arena at Colgate University

HAMILTON, N.Y., July 2016—As athletic facility structures increase requirements to design and build for high performance, flexibility, functionality, and durability, architects and engineers are specifying the use of precast concrete more and more. An example,…

North American Precast Concrete Industry Issues Environmental Product Declarations

January 13, 2016 - in Buildings

Chicago, Ill.; Ottawa, Ont., Canada; Carmel, Ind., Jan. 12, 2016—The North American Precast Concrete industry is pleased to announce the release of…

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…

PCI Announces 2015 Big Beam Contest Results

August 10, 2015 - in Awards, Bridges, Corporate

CHICAGO, Aug. 10, 2015—The Student Education Judging Committee recently selected the winners of the Engineering Student Design Competition, also known as the Big Beam Contest. PCI’s Student Education Committee (Dr. Sergio Breña, Chair) organizes the…

Robert J. Risser, PE Named New President of the Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute

CHICAGO, June 4, 2015—The Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI) has named Robert J. Risser its new president. Risser has more than 20 years of executive association management experience and, prior to joining PCI, was the president and CEO of the…

PCI is Now Accepting Entries for the 53rd Annual Design Awards Competition

February 18, 2015 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering

CHICAGO, Feb. 18, 2015 – The Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI) is now accepting entries for its 2015 Design Awards competition. This long-standing annual awards program recognizes design excellence, innovation, and construction quality using…

Two Commercial and Five Institutional Projects Honored with Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute Awards of Excellence

October 13, 2014 - in Buildings, Corporate, Design/Engineering

CHICAGO, Ill., Oct. 13, 2014 – Two commercial and five institutional projects were named winners in the 2014 Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI) Design Awards competition. Twenty-four awards were presented to projects from throughout North America…