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ASCC & TCA announce Safety Summit for 2020

ASCC & TCA announce Safety Summit for 2020

The American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC), St. Louis, MO, and the Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA), Mt. Vernon, IA, announce the ASCC/TCA Safety Summit 2020. This is a new event, designed to bring those responsible for safety in their companies together for a day of information exchange. “Our hope is that safety professionals from ASCC […]

ACI Concrete Convention and Exposition 2020

ACI Concrete Convention and Exposition 2020

More than 2,000 engineers, students, contractors, educators, manufacturers, and material representatives from around the world will convene at the Duke Energy Convention Center and Hyatt Regency Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, USA, October 20-24, 2019, to collaborate on concrete codes, specifications, and practices. Technical and educational sessions will provide attendees with the latest research, case studies, best […]

Mid-year economic outlook for nonresidential construction: Expansion continues, but vulnerabilities pile up

Mid-year economic outlook for nonresidential construction:  Expansion continues, but vulnerabilities pile up

WASHINGTON, DC — More than 10 years after the end of the most severe financial crisis since the Great Depression, the U.S. economy is again making history by continuing its longest-ever expansion. Nevertheless, emerging weakness in business investment has been hinting at softening outlays, giving commercial and industrial construction contractors cause for concern, according to a […]

American Concrete Institute announces ACI 318-19 Building Code seminar dates for 2019

American Concrete Institute announces ACI 318-19 Building Code seminar dates for 2019

Attendees can earn Continuing Education Units (CEUs)  FARMINGTON HILLS, MI — The American Concrete Institute is offering a new series of seminars to focus on the new ACI 318-19, Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete and Commentary. “ACI 318-19: Changes to the Concrete Design Standard” seminars will feature face-to-face interaction with highly recognized speakers, and attendees […]

Reminder: Summer weather can produce high winds – secure materials & equipment

Reminder: Summer weather can produce high winds – secure materials & equipment

Summer weather in New York can be tricky. Jobsites should be on constant alert for sudden changes and quick-rising storms, especially those that produce high winds. The NYC DOB typically will issue alerts to all NYC jobsites regarding severe weather, but their tips for a safe jobsite are relative to all contractors: Winds may reach […]