Berkeley lab opens Industrialized Construction survey

Source: Project Production Systems Laboratory, Berkeley, Calif.  The Project Production Systems Laboratory at the University of California, Berkeley and Project Production Institute invite participation in a confidential survey, Industrialized Construction: Current and Future Strategies through July 11. Results will allow for a better understanding of pathways to implementing Industrialized Construction, defined as “the application and use of high-volume manufacturing methods and…

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Holcim veteran takes helm of low carbon and QC driven Concrete-AI

Sources: Concrete-AI, Los Angeles; CP staff Alex Hall has been named chief executive officer of Concrete-AI, a cloud-based, artificial intelligence and machine learning platform that applies data analytics to mix design and quality control. Concrete-AI premiered at World of Concrete 2021 amid transition to an independent business from University of California, Los Angeles Samueli School of Engineering incubator.

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Load test results open agency specs for permeable interlocking concrete pavement

Sources: University of California, Davis; Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute (ICPI), Chantilly, Va.

Civil and pavement engineers can design permeable interlocking concrete pavement (PICP) with confidence for many municipal streets and parking lot applications thanks to findings from one of few studies globally to examine open-graded PICP bases’ structural response to wheel loads.

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