Sources: American Concrete Institute, Farmington Hills, Mich.; CP staff Available as an online subscription, a USB drive or nine-volume print version, the ACI Collection is the most comprehensive and largest single source of information on concrete design, construction, materials, and repair, with nearly 50 codes and specifications and more than 200 practices, including all guides and reports.Read More
Source: American Concrete Institute, Farmington Hills, Mich. The ACI Virtual Concrete Convention will be held March 28-April 1, enabling participation from stakeholders across the globe and replacing an originally scheduled in-person event in Baltimore.Read More
MDU Resources Group has closed on Sweetman Const. Co., an integrated ready mixed, aggregates and asphalt producer operating in the Sioux Falls, S.D., market as Concrete Materials Co. The company and its 260 employees join the North Central Region—Dakotas, Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska—of MDU’s Knife River Corp. construction materials subsidiary.Read More
Source: TCC Materials, Mendota Heights, Minn.
A deal with Sweetman Construction Co., dba Concrete Materials, has netted TCC Materials’ Amcon Concrete Products business block plants in Harrisburg, S.D., and Worthington, Minn. They join a network of concrete masonry and hardscape unit plants in Medford, St. Cloud and St. Joseph, Minn., plus Rapid City, S.D.Read More
Sources: ASTM International, West Conshohocken, Pa.; CP staff
A working document under ASTM Committee C09 on Concrete and Concrete Aggregates—ASTM WK40615, Practice for Mixing and Comparing Performance of Concrete Materials Using Mini-Mix Mortar Mixtures—enables technologists to detect and address incompatibility issues arising in mix design development.Read More