News from ACI

The American Concrete Institute featured several new sustainability-focused events for its Spring Convention. These included the unveiling of “The Sustainable Concrete Guide: Strategies and Examples,” the ACI-CMPBS Pervious Concrete Student Competition and a technical session titled Sustainable Design in Structural Concrete.

ACI announced the new ACI University Award program, designed to recognize universities whose students and faculty are active in ACI and other concrete-related activities. Throughout 2010, students and faculty can participate in activities to earn points toward achieving ACI University Award status. For more information, visit

The institute also announced the availability of two new publications, “Specification for Ready Mixed Concrete Testing Services” and “Report on Glass Fiber-Reinforced Concrete Premix.” They can be ordered by calling 248-848-3800 or online at