Sources: Hanley Wood Exhibitions, Dallas; CP staff
Soft, but stable, construction market conditions moving into the new year were reflected in a World of Concrete 2012 attendance level just over 52,000, a 10–15 percent increase above last year’s show figures.
Source: Concrete Industry Management Program National Steering Committee
Staged at the Las Vegas Convention Center on January 25, World of Concrete day two, the seventh annual auction benefiting Concrete Industry Management programs at five universities grossed $617,750.
Source: American Concrete Institute, Farmington Hills, Mich.
ACI’s Spring 2012 Convention will take place March 18–22, 2012, in Dallas under the theme, Art of Concrete, showcasing the creative side of the building material. The convention will debut a new two-hour session format that will increase the number of technical sessions and provide attendees with more flexibility in their convention schedules.
Source: Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute, Chicago
PCI is accepting research proposals under the Daniel P. Jenny Fellowship program through Feb. 20; selected proposals will be awarded $20,000. The program is intended primarily for the support of candidates for master’s-degree-level research related to precast/prestressed concrete, although Ph.D. candidates will be considered. Last academic year, eight proposals were selected by the PCI Research and Development Council to be honored with Daniel P. Jenny Research Fellowships.