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American Concrete Institute Introduces New Guide for Shotcrete

The American Concrete Institute, through the work of ACI Committee 506, has released ACI PRC-506-22: Shotcrete—Guide. The newly introduced guide provides information on materials and properties of both dry-mix and wet-mix shotcrete and covers most facets of the shotcrete process including application procedures, equipment requirements, and responsibilities of the shotcrete […]

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ACI Honors Outstanding Contributions to the Industry – 2023

The American Concrete Institute (ACI) is pleased to recognize several professionals, groups, and companies for their outstanding contributions and dedication to ACI and the concrete industry. The 2023 honorees include the induction of Honorary Members, ACI’s highest honor, which recognizes persons of eminence in the field of the Institute’s interest, […]

ACI Excellence in Concrete Construction Awards

ACI Excellence in Concrete Construction Awards Launches Self-Nomination Option for 2023

In an effort to expand project nominations to the American Concrete Institute’s prestigious Excellence in Concrete Construction Awards to a broader audience, the Institute has introduced a new self-nomination option to make it easier for companies and organizations to achieve recognition for their work. Entries for the 2023 ACI Excellence […]

Retired President of Euclid Admixture Canada Named Honorary Member of the ACI

Euclid Chemical, a leading manufacturer of concrete and masonry construction products, is pleased to announce that Claude Bédard, former president of Euclid Admixture Canada Inc., has been named a 2023 honorary member of the American Concrete Institute (ACI). Formal announcement of Bédard’s election will be made at the ACI Concrete […]

Registration Now Open for ACI Concrete Convention in San Francisco, CA, USA

The American Concrete Institute is pleased to host the ACI Concrete Convention in San Francisco, CA, USA, on April 2-6, 2023. The in-person event showcases companies, projects, research, and more, plus numerous networking events where you can expect to meet with many of the concrete industry’s leading professionals. Attendees may […]

ACI New Position Statements

American Concrete Institute Publishes Code Requirements for GFRP Bars

The American Concrete Institute, through the work of ACI Committee 440, has released ACI CODE-440.11-22: Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete Reinforced with Glass Fiber-Reinforced Polymer (GFRP) Bars. An ANSI-approved consensus process was key to developing the code. The code addresses structural systems, members, and connections, including cast-in-place, precast, nonprestressed, […]

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ACI Announces New Building Officials Webinar Series

The American Concrete Institute (ACI) announces the availability of a new series of webinars, the ACI Building Officials Webinar Series, beginning in November 2022. The webinar series will focus on highlighted topics specifically for building officials that have been approved for professional development hours from the International Code Council (ICC). […]

The Winners of the 8th Annual ACI Excellence in Concrete Construction Awards

The eighth annual ACI Excellence in Concrete Construction Awards showcased dozens of innovative concrete projects from around the world. The “Overall Excellence” award was presented to Chau Chak Wing Museum, located in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. The winning concrete project also received first place in the mid-rise structures category […]

ACI Announces New International Partnership

While exhibiting and participating in PROCEMCO in Cartagena, Colombia, the American Concrete Institute (ACI) and the Global Cement and Concrete Association (GCCA) were able to formalize their cooperative efforts by signing an International Partnership Agreement (IPA). This new agreement formalizes the desire to collaboratively develop and disseminate information on concrete, […]