Tag: Awards

energy star logo for certified facility

PCA Commends 2020 EPA Energy Star Certified Cement Manufacturing Plants

The Portland Cement Association (PCA), representing America’s Cement Manufacturers, applauds the 13 cement plants awarded the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Energy Star certification for superior energy performance in 2020. The Energy Star certified cement manufacturing plants are certified U.S. plants that achieve energy performance in the top 25% of […]


American Concrete Institute Honors Outstanding Contributions to the Industry

The American Concrete Institute (ACI) is pleased to recognize several professionals, groups, and also companies for both their outstanding contributions and dedication to ACI and the concrete industry. The 2021 honorees also include the induction of Honorary Members, ACI’s highest honor, which recognizes persons of eminence in the field of […]

A line up of awards and trophies

Why bother with competitions?
Award winners reap much more than praise

The decorative concrete industry continues to evolve. Subsequently, it’s exciting to see where it started and imagine where it’s headed. However, contractors often overlook one of our industry’s under-utilized evolutions — an array of gainful awards available when entering decorative concrete competitions. Many decorative concrete manufacturers have specific industry awards […]

ACI Excellence in Concrete Construction Awards

Changes to the ACI Excellence in Concrete Construction Awards

Over the last six years, the ACI Excellence in Concrete Construction Awards has grown into the Institute’s premier international project awards program. These awards celebrate concrete excellence from around the world. The awards also provide a platform to recognize concrete projects at the forefront of both innovation and technology. This […]

Aerial view of the Kennedy Center

Kennedy Center Pavilions Outshine Competition for ACI Excellence Award

Featuring architectural concrete of utmost quality, three pavilions exquisitely extend the presence of the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Aptly called The Reach, the inviting trio in Washington, D.C., consists of the Welcome, Skylight and River pavilions. “The buildings are strikingly white,” says Yvonne Nelson, then the formwork manager […]

PCA Names 2020 John P. Gleason, Jr., Leadership Award Winners

The Portland Cement Association (PCA) recently announced the winners of the 2020 John P. Gleason, Jr., Leadership Awards, honoring PCA members who have exhibited leadership in advancing both industry programs and initiatives.  The awards are named after John “Jay” Gleason who served as PCA president from 1986 until his retirement […]