Carolina Engineers Learn About Concrete, ACI 330

NRMCA Senior Vice President, Local Paving, Phil Kresge recently participated in the Large Volume Concrete in the Carolinas seminar in Charleston, SC, co-hosted by the Carolinas Ready Mixed Concrete Association (CRMCA) and the American Concrete Institute's (ACI) Carolinas Chapter. Kresge’s presentation, Designing Concrete Parking Lots with ACI 330, kicked off the event and was well received. As part of the presentation, Kresge highlighted the PaveAhead website and the Design Assistance Program (DAP) for pavement. Wilson Taylor, Jr., vice president of NRMCA Producer member Van-Smith Concrete Company, spoke of the success his company has had with DAP and encouraged attendees to take advantage of the free service.

Other topics in the seminar included Trouble Shooting Concrete Failures, Concrete Maturity Testing, Mass Concrete Thermal Control Plans and Practices and A Producer’s Perspective on Mass Concrete and Performance Based Concrete Specifications. The event was organized by CRMCA’s Director of Business Development and Education Jessica Palmer along with Taylor who is currently serving as president of the ACI chapter. Approximately 35 engineers, specifiers and contractors were in attendance.

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