2016 Fall Workshop
Integrated Materials and Construction Practices for Concrete Pavements
December 12th and 13th, 2016
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ACI CONCRETE FIELD TESTING
Please contact Dave Sethre if interested in future ACI courses at firstname.lastname@example.org
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City Street Project Success Story
Construction of a street between August 1st and freeze up required Northern Improvement Co. and AE2S engineers to accelerate construction. Read about innovations in project setup and execution
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St. Louis Roads Paved with Smog-Eating Concrete
Jamestown Pavement Rehabilitation Project
Highlighted in Nat'l Grooving and Grinding Assoc. Article
Plastic Shrinkage Cracks
U.S. DOT Comment on EPA Flyash Position
NEWS: Inadequate transportation infrastructure imposes hundreds of billions of dollars of unnecessary costs on the U.S. economy each year and impedes our competitiveness in the global market place.
Press Release: Overlay Database Available Online...
GUIDELINES FOR YOUR CONCRETE FLATWORK
NORTH DAKOTA COMPETES IN THE NATIONAL TRUCK DRIVER COMPETITION
North Dakota winner competes in San Antonio Concrete Works event and does well. Click here for more information and be sure to
check out the video!
Request for Information on concrete pavements of historic significance
The 120th anniversary of the oldest surviving concrete pavement (1893) in America went by last year with little $fanfare, observance, or celebration. To put this in perspective, this was just 17 years after Custer's last stand and one year before Henry Ford began experimenting with his quadricycle. And it's still there and serving. More info
Newspaper Article About Whitetopping in Iowa
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Vision Statement for MIT Concrete Sustainability Hub
The CSHub at MIT will revolutionize the scientific basis for evaluating the environmental impact of Portland cement concrete, for optimizing the use of present materials, and for modifying present materials and developing new materials designed to achieve a fully sustainable physical infrastructure, including uses in ever more demanding environments. More Info
Report from the NRMCA National Convention
Wal-Mart will start a new program of building "Express" size stores in the near future. Word from a Virginia ready mix supplier is that Wal-Mart selected their company for parking lot materials based on their NRMCA Green-Star Certification. Recommendation: Get your Green-Star Certification before your competition to do business with Wal-Mart.
Saving fuel through concrete pavements makes sense.
Fuel Consumption and Emissions Study Demonstrates Environmental Advantages in Paving with Concrete
From RMC Foundation-UTA Click here to read more.
Chicago Concrete Street Eats Smog
Photocatalytic cements allow reduction in smog - click here for info.
How Good is Your Cylinder Test for Acceptance
Testing compressive strength has been a time-honored method of identifying quality concrete for as many years as we have been making concrete. However, we must also recognize that the cylinder is not the best way of testing for quality acceptance.
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