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ACI and ICRI publish new “Guide to the Code for Assessment, Repair, and Rehabilitation of Existing Concrete Structures”

The American Concrete Institute and International Concrete Repair Institute have published an updated “Guide to the Code for Assessment, Repair, and Rehabilitation of Existing Concrete Structures.” This guide provides licensed design professionals with the knowledge, skill, and judgment to interpret and properly use the ACI 562, “Code Requirements for Assessment, Repair, and Rehabilitation of Existing Concrete Structures.”

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ACI Virtual Concrete Convention to be held March 28-April 1, 2021

The American Concrete Institute announces that the ACI Virtual Concrete Convention will be held March 28-April 1, 2021. “The ACI Virtual Concrete Convention held last October provided a record-breaking number of attendees the opportunity to participate in our programming,” stated Ronald G. Burg, PE, Executive Vice President, American Concrete Institute. “For this coming March, we’ve assembled a lineup featuring hundreds of the industry’s brightest speakers sharing industry-leading information on a diverse offering of concrete materials, design, construction, and repair topics.  Registered attendees to the ACI Virtual Concrete Convention will be presented with 5 days packed full of live presentations, expert discussions, committee meetings, virtual networking opportunities, and more.”

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American Concrete Institute expands knowledge resources

To provide additional knowledge resources to members, the American Concrete Institute launched new member benefits beginning January 1, 2021. ACI members now have free access to all ACI University live webinars, free access to 260+ on-demand courses, and unlimited access to the Institute’s practices (including all ACI guides and reports) and symposium volumes.

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Florida adopts ACI Concrete Repair Code

The seventh edition of the Florida Building Code (FBC) was recently released for review and now references the American Concrete Institute’s, ACI 562-19 Code Requirements for the Assessment, Repair and Rehabilitation of Existing Concrete Structures. The code change establishes minimum requirements for the design, construction, repair, and rehabilitation of concrete structural elements in buildings for various levels of desired performance as deemed appropriate for the project.  In addition to improved life safety, the requirements clearly define objectives and anticipated performance for the code official, owners, designers, contractors, and installers. 

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American Concrete Institute expands certification offerings; launches Android version of ACI Certification Verify app

The American Concrete Institute (ACI) recently announced the addition of several new certification programs, marking a total of more than 30 certification program offerings now available. To keep pace with the growing demand for ACI-certified personnel on various concrete construction projects, the Institute has launched the ACI Certification Verify app to help supervisors verify the status of ACI-certified individuals on a jobsite.

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ACI hires Resource Center Manager, prepares for opening in Southern California

The inaugural American Concrete Institute (ACI) Resource Center will open next month in Southern California.  The ACI Resource Center will coordinate with ACI chapters and sponsoring groups to offer direct, on-demand access to all certification and educational offerings from the Institute. To help assist the industry and meet the growing demand for further access to ACI knowledge, the Institute recently hired William “Rusty” Owings, III, AIA, as Resource Center Manager.

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