Source: American Concrete Institute, Farmington Hills, Mich.
The American Concrete Institute’s Presidents Series of webinars debuts February 7 with “ACI 318: What’s in Your Spec?” William E. Rushing Jr., P.E., FACI, will discuss the importance of specifications in realizing designer intentions for the concrete being placed and constructed.
The NRMCA Research Engineering and Standards (RES) Committee has revised Guide to Improving Specifications for Ready Mixed Concrete (2PE004) to reflect the recently released ACI 318-14, Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete. First published in 2009, the document is a tool for ready mixed producers to minimize prescriptive provisions in actual project specifications and encourage performance-based solutions.
Sources: American Concrete Institute, Farmington Hills, Mich.; CP staff
Gathering in Washington D.C. for its fall convention, ACI officially released the completely reorganized ACI 318-14: Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete, to be referenced in 2015 International Building Code.