Concrete Products

JUL 2015

Concrete Products covers the issues that attract producers of ready mixed and manufactured concrete focusing on equipment and material technology, market development and management topics.

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40 • July 2015 www.concreteproducts.com BRIEFS ORGANIZATIONS As ACI Chapter Services coordinator, Mwanjabala will create, co- ordinate, and implement support programs necessary to increase the effectiveness and productivity of ACI chapters. She led the recent development of the ACI Marketing Toolkit, and brings ex- perience in global outreach to the Institute. Mwanjabala holds a bachelor's in Business Communications and Marketing from Roch- ester College in Rochester, Mich. "Chapters are the face of [ACI] in communities and coun- tries across the globe," says ACI Executive Vice President Ron- ald Burg. "These appointments underscore [our] commitment to strengthening chapters by helping provide the resources to most effectively assemble regional professionals, disseminate ACI's technical and educational information, and engage in two-way communications with the Institute and other chapters." The new edition of American Concrete Institute's bedrock publication contains 240-plus documents addressing all man- ner of questions and issues surrounding code requirements, specifications, toler- ances, concrete proportions, construction methods, and evaluation of test results. The 2015 Manual of Concrete Practice also includes the reorganized 2014 version of ACI 318, Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete and Commentary. An encyclopedia of concrete technolo- gy, the publication suits engineers, archi- tects, contractors, agencies and concrete producers, covering such topics as design of reinforced concrete and masonry struc- tures; design and construction of floors on grade, pavements and parking lots; specification writing; concrete mixture proportioning; concrete mixing, trans- porting and placing; hot- and cold-weath- er concreting; formwork; inspection and testing; construction tolerances; repair, renovation and rehabilitation; and, trou- bleshooting. The Manual of Concrete Practice is available in a traditional hard copy edi- tion, with seven books plus separate index, or USB drive or online versions, from the ACI Bookstore, 248/848-3800; www.concrete.org. ACI 2015 MANUAL OF CONCRETE PRACTICE 4TH GENERATION OF PROFITABLE PRECAST SHEAR COMPACTION TECHNOLOGY 30 years have passed since shear compaction tech- nology frst saw the light of day on the drawing boards of Elematic's engineers. Smart Evolution for your beneft is at our very heart. Thus, four generations later, the technology has been fnetuned down to the last detail to give the best possible compaction result and the highest quality of precast products. Not to mention the clear sav- ings in cement and concrete consumption. Elematic ofers precast plants, lines, and machinery, as well as maintenance, optimization, and renewal. Find out more on shear compaction at www.elematic.com

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