Testing service veteran takes helm of American Concrete Pipe Association

Sources: American Concrete Pipe Association, Irving, Texas; CP staff

Doug Dayton, P.E., has been named president of the American Concrete Pipe Association, transitioning from that same capacity at Professional Services Industries Inc., a major consulting engineer and construction materials testing firm.

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Robotics specialist cites 3D-printed concrete home milestone

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Sources: SQ4D Inc., Patchogue, N.Y.; CP staff

An industrial and consumer 3D-printing equipment developer reports completion of the world’s largest permitted project of its kind to date: A three-bedroom home whose foundation, exterior walls and interior partitions were printed in 48 hours over a six-day window at a cost below $6,000. SQ4D deployed its Autonomous Robotic Construction System (ARCS) for the 1,900-sq.-ft., Calvern, N.Y. project.

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