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Digital fabrication, nanotech, resilience, rheology presentations power SCC, Sustainability Conferences

Sources: National Ready Mixed Concrete Association, Silver Spring, Md.; Missouri University of Science & Technology, Rolla; CP staff

Organizers of the co-located 6th North American Conference on Self-Consolidating Concrete (SCC2016) and 11th International Concrete Sustainability Conference, May 15-18 in Arlington, Va., have scheduled nine keynote presentations across three plenary sessions. Headlining the program with keynote themes covering cutting edge technologies and concrete industry advances in sustainable production methods and practice are:

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Baker Concrete veteran, CIM committee chair Schneider named ACI president

Source: American Concrete Institute, Farmington Hills, Mich.

ACI members, convening in Milwaukee for their spring Concrete Convention and Exposition, elected Michael Schneider, FACI, president, and David Lange, FACI, vice president for the 2016-2017 term, along with four board members to three-year terms.

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Construction heavyweights mark Safety Week, May 2-6

Sources: Construction Industry Safety Initiative and the Incident & Injury Free Executive Forum

More than 50 national and global construction firms have joined forces for the annual Safety Week, an industry-wide education and awareness event to align with what the Occupational Safety & Health Administration and other federal agencies have set as the National Safety Stand-Down focusing on fall prevention.

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