Source: Portland Cement Association, Skokie, Ill.
Jurors recently honored the Mike O’Callaghan-Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge, spanning the Black Canyon between Arizona and Nevada, with special recognition as an outstanding achievement in the PCA’s 13th Biennial Bridge Awards Competition. The competition recognizes excellence in design and construction of concrete bridges. PCA will recognize the winners at the American Concrete Institute Fall 2012 Convention, October 21, in Toronto.
Source: McGraw-Hill Construction, New York City
During the BIMForum in Tacoma, Wash., McGraw-Hill Construction presented highlights of new research showing the rapid advance of Building Information Modeling (BIM) usage by architects, engineers, contractors and owners in North America.
Source: Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute, Chicago
Based in Orlando, this year’s PCI Productivity Tour and Workshop will include visits to five central Florida precast operations over a November 6–9 schedule: Metromont Corp. in Bartow; Finfrock in Orlando; Gate Precast in Kissimmee; plus Coreslab Structures and Standard Concrete Products in Tampa.