Lafarge NA sponsors disaster-resistant design exhibition

Source: Lafarge North America, Chicago

Lafarge NA is the lead sponsor for Designing for Disaster at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C., a year-long exhibition spotlighting the evolving science of disaster mitigation, plus tools and strategies for building safer, stronger and more resilient communities.

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Heavy/civil elite kick off Construction Industry Safety Week

Sources: American Infrastructure, Worcester, Pa.

A who’s who of major transportation, environmental and marine contractors are marking the inaugural U.S. Construction Industry Safety Week through on-site awareness and related measures aimed at thanking workforces for supporting safety and recognizing efforts to be injury free; stressing the importance of being committed to accident prevention every working minute; and, inspiring all companies to share best practices advancing the industry’s safety culture.

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ACI opens 45-day 318-14 public review, adds social media twist

Sources: American Concrete Institute, Farmington Hills, Mich.; CP staff

In accordance with its standardization procedure, ACI has opened public discussion for the completely reorganized ACI 318-14, “Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete and Commentary,” with comments on the document relayed through an official submittal form by June 17.

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