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Dan Eckenrode Named New Executive Director at PCI Gulf South

July 8, 2016 - in People

CHICAGO, July 8, 2016—The Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI) announced that Dan Eckenrode has been named as the new executive director of its Gulf South Region, serving the states of Alabama, Louisiana and Mississippi. Eckenrode has more than…

Considering Precast Concrete

January 4, 2016 - in Construction, Corporate

While the initial price may be more, precast concrete costs less because of the time it saves on the job site. Pouring concrete in place is cheaper in…

Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute Announces 2015 Educator Awards

September 24, 2015 - in Construction, Corporate

CHICAGO, September 23, 2015 — Dr. Clay Naito, associate professor of structural engineering at Lehigh University was named PCI’s Distinguished Educator…

Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute Announces 2015 PCI Journal Awards

September 2, 2015 - in Awards, Corporate

CHICAGO, Sept. 2, 2015 – The Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute’s (PCI’s) Journal Awards Committee has named the winners of the 2015 PCI Journal awards. This year’s Martin P. Korn Award goes to M. Ataur Rahman and Sri Sritharan for their March–April…

Gate Precast to Tout ‘Design Assist’ at AIA Show

May 15, 2015 - in Corporate, Structural components

Atlanta, Ga., May 13, 2015—At this week’s AIA Convention in Atlanta, host chapter platinum sponsor Gate Precast plans to promote the advantages of “Design-Assist Collaboration” during an informational session led by Jim Lewis, Gate’s director of…

Chris Pastorius Serves Term as Chairman of Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute

April 29, 2015 - in People

CHICAGO – April 24, 2015 – The Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI) has elected Chris Pastorius, as its chairman for 2015. Pastorius is Vice President and General Manager of the Metromont PCI-Certified plant in Richmond, Virginia. “Besides being…

Oldcastle Precast Supplies Precast Components for 15 Mile Creek Bridge Replacement

THE DALLES, Ore. (January 2015) – The Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) selected precast concrete bridge components, supplied by Oldcastle Precast - Spokane, Wash., to replace the aging 15 Mile Creek Bridge, spanning a 60-foot deep canyon, that…

PCI Announces 2014 Big Beam Contest Winners

The Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI) announced the winners of the 2014 Big Beam Contest. The Student Education Judging Committee recently selected the winners of the Engineering Student Design Award, also known as the Big Beam Contest. First-place…

Pittsburgh Flexicore Realizes the Value of BIM for Concrete Manufacture

June 26, 2014 - in Construction, Feature, Featured, Modeling

For more than 50 years, Pittsburgh Flexicore Co. has been a leading manufacturer of precast, pre-stressed concrete components, and structures in the northeastern United States. In that time, the company has manufactured over 25 million square feet of hollow…