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ACI sets 24-city schedule for 318-14 Building Code seminar

Source: American Concrete Institute, Farmington Hills, Mich.

The American Concrete Institute is offering a seminar in 24 cities, February–May, on the newly-released ACI 318-14, Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete and Commentary. The new ACI 318-14 represents the first major change in Code organization in over 40 years and has been completely reorganized from a designer’s perspective.

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Free tutorial primes suppliers, manufacturers on LEED v4

Sources: GreenCE Inc., Ridgefield, Wash.; CP staff

Continuing education services provider GreenCE, Inc. cites the industry's first comprehensive LEED v4 specification program for building product and material interests. The new U.S. Green Building Council rating system compels manufacturers and suppliers to submit product and material documentation as part of significant changes surrounding project credits.

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Golden Gate Bridge operator deploys moveable concrete barrier

Sources: Golden Gate Bridge, Highway & Transportation District, San Francisco; Lindsay Transportation Solutions, Rio Vista, Calif.; CP staff

A little concrete was added to one of the world’s signature steel structures over the second weekend of January, as Golden Gate Bridge engineers effected a major safety upgrade for northbound (Marin County) and southbound (San Francisco) drivers: Installation of a 13,330-ft. Barrier Systems median structure.

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