NCMA weighs proposal for 100-psi boost in ASTM C90 compressive strength floor

Source: National Concrete Masonry Association, Herndon, Va.

Preliminary results from NCMA Research and Development Laboratory tests on concrete masonry units and prism specimens indicate a one-to-one correlation in compressive strength at the 2,000-psi range. The measurement of 2,000-psi unit strength yielding 2,000-psi prism strength is one-third higher than widely referenced tables in current codes acknowledge.

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High Concrete Group, AltusGroup team for precast Enclosure Seminars

Source: High Conrete Group LLC, Denver

AltusGroup, Inc., the first-ever partnership of precast manufacturers, is spotlighting sustainable precast building enclosure systems in its “More with Less” seminars, structured for architects and other construction industry professionals seeking continuing education opportunities. AltusGroup founding member High Concrete Group will present in five of 16 venues around the United States.

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