The One Thousand Museum residential tower in Miami keeps the legacy of late architect Zaha Hadid alive through an undulating exoskeleton featuring white, structural, fiberglass-reinforced concrete. The building is Hadid's first in the Western Hemisphere.
The American Concrete Institute Student Chapter at Auburn University was founded in 2014 and has grown to approximately 50 active members who focus on the manufacturing, promotion and use of concrete as a building material. The chapter will be competing in ACI's next fiber-reinforced concrete bowling ball competition.
Jacob Christensen, CEO of Danish construction equipment supplier PASCHAL, helped tech company Sensohive develop Maturix, a tool that uses the internet of things to deliver real-time concrete maturity data that is accessible anywhere. Canadian admixture company Kryton International purchased a 30% share of Sensohive in September and plans to roll out the technology in North America this spring.
A team at the University of California, Los Angeles is replacing portland cement with a compound called portlandite to produce more sustainable concrete. The team is one of 10 vying for the $7.5 million payout in the NRG COSIA Carbon XPrize international competition.
Determining needs, setting objectives, determining content and selecting participants are the first steps toward establishing a continuing education program for a construction company. Additionally, the company must set a schedule, select facilities, select instructors and coordinate the program.
The Senate has approved the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement, replacing the 26-year-old North American Free Trade Agreement. The USMCA contains new language on automotive content and labor protection but is expected to little change the pattern of trade.
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