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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 […]

AGC needs your help to measure the scope of construction labor shortages by taking a quick survey

AGC needs your help to measure the scope of construction labor shortages by taking a quick survey

As demand for construction in most parts of the country continues to expand and the number of unemployed construction workers hits record low levels, AGC of America and Autodesk are working to better quantify wherethese shortages are taking place, how severe they are, and what steps firms are taking to both cope with tight labor […]

Construction input prices rebound in July, says ABC

Construction input prices rebound in July, says ABC

WASHINGTON, DC — Construction input prices expanded 0.8% in July but are down 0.6% year-over-year, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Producer Price Index data released today. Nonresidential construction input prices also increased 0.8% for the month but have declined 0.3% on a year-ago basis. Much of […]

ASCC Paving Tool Kit now available

ASCC Paving Tool Kit now available

LOUIS, MO – The joint Paving Committee of the American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC), St. Louis, MO and the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association, Silver Spring, MD has assembled a Paving Tool Kit, a library of resources for concrete paving contractors and designers. The Tool Kit is available at https://www.ascconline.org/technical/paving-tool-kit. Resources include: Paving Brochure […]