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ACI Foundation Now Accepting Fellowship and Scholarship Applications

The ACI Foundation announces that applications are now being accepted from graduate and undergraduate students for the 2021-2022 academic year. Three new fellowships and one new undergraduate scholarship have been added to the program. Additionally, the ACI Middle East Fellowship has been re-named as the ACI Middle East & North […]

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Max USA Corp. Introduces the World’s First Stand-up Battery Powered Rebar Tying Tool

Today, Max USA Corp. launched the world’s first stand-up battery powered rebar tying tool, the TwinTier RB401T-E. The RB401T-E is designed to reduce back strain when tying rebar for concrete slabs. The principal benefit of the RB401T-E is its ergonomic construction. Its extended frame allows ironworkers to tie rebar while […]

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Post-Tensioning Institute Announces Updates and Re-Launch of Field Personnel Certification Programs

The Post-Tensioning Institute (PTI) is pleased to announce the re-launch of its field personnel certification programs with new guidelines to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 while still delivering its world-class educational information and material to students. In March 2020, the Institute suspended its in-person programs due to the COVID-19 […]

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Statement of the Portland Cement Association in Response to the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis Democratic Staff Recommendations Report

The Portland Cement Association (PCA), representing America’s cement manufacturers, President and CEO Michael Ireland issued the following statement today upon the release of the House Democrat Staff Report Solving the Climate Crisis: Congressional Action Plan for a Clean Energy Economy and a Healthy, Resilient and Just America. “The Portland Cement Association […]

How to Create and Process
a Scratch-free Polished Concrete Floor

The first step to creating and processing a scratch-free polished concrete floor is to start by cleaning the floor you’re about to grind, hone and polish. Make sure the grinder is clean. This includes the bottom of the machine, the skirt and the diamonds. Inspect the surfaces of the diamonds […]

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Western Specialty Contractors Uses Special Skills and Care When Restoring Monuments and Memorials

Monuments can be powerful, and even controversial, reminders of a person, place or event in history. When monuments start to show signs of wear-and-tear and weather damage and need to be restored to their original conditions, or new monuments need the expertise of a specialty contractor to construct, customers call […]

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