Source: Post-Tensioning Institute, Farmington Hills, Mich. The Post-Tensioning Institute has released the 7th Edition of the Post-Tensioning Manual, a cornerstone that has played a pivotal role in shaping the understanding of post-tensioning technology. PTI members have evolved the content since the document’s 1972 premier, keeping pace with industry advancements and emerging practices. Highlights of the 7th Edition include updates aligned…Read More
Milwaukee-based Scott Campbell, Ph.D., P.E. is the newest National Ready Mixed Concrete Association Building Promotion team member. As senior vice president of Structures and Codes, he will join colleagues in advancing industry interests through model codes and technical standards, and support state and local advocacy efforts. He will work closely with engineers and architects, code advocates, and legislative specialists to offer technically correct code-related solutions that maintain public safety and increase building resilience. Campbell holds Bachelor and Master of Science degrees in civil engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a Ph.D. from the University of California at Berkeley. He moves to NRMCA from Portland Cement Association, where he served as director of Code Technology.Read More
The Post-Tensioning Institute is accepting 2019 PTI Project Awards program entries through year’s end. The awards are presented every two years and recognize excellence in post-tensioning applications in building, bridge, parking structure, slab-on-ground, industrial/special application and repair/rehabilitation/strengthening categories. Any structure that uses post-tensioning as a structural component, was constructed or rehabilitated in the past seven years, and not entered into the 2017 PTI awards program is eligible.Read More
The National Concrete Masonry Association has launched a free continuing education course for design professionals hosted by AEC Daily. “Concrete Masonry: The Energy Efficiency Solution” educates users on the thermal benefits of concrete masonry assemblies and energy code compliance options. It qualifies for continuing education credits through the AIA/CES system, and is U.S. Green Building Council-approved for Green Building Certification Institute CE hours.Read More
The Wisconsin Ready Mixed Concrete Association is accepting through month’s end entries for its 33rd Annual Concrete Design Awards, showcasing the best examples of cast-in-place concrete in Wisconsin and Michigan’s Upper Peninsula (UP). WRMCA, County Materials Corp. and the Wisconsin Chapter of ACI International are cosponsoring the awards program, with entries judged by a panel of educators and construction professionals.