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ACI eNews Jan 18, 2010
 
     
         

Welcome to the new ACI eNews, a bi-weekly newsletter for ACI members and customers designed to highlight current events from the industry and ACI.

Concrete in the News

 
 

BUILDING WITH GREEN IN MIND

An article by HotelInteractive.com highlights how green building practices are impacting the hospitality industry around the world, as more owners and guests are exploring sustainability. Read the article here.

 

 
 

WORLD'S TALLEST SKYSCRAPER OPENS IN DUBAI

The world?s tallest skyscraper opened last week in Dubai.  The Burj Khalifa Tower is said to stand 2717 feet tall (828 meters) and is expected to bring a jolt to the surrounding real estate and development industry.  The Wall Street Journal explains more in this article.

 

 

 
 

GREEN BUILDING BLOCKS

Clarkson University, located in Potsdam, New York, will open a new 56,000-square-foot student center this year containing ?green? concrete blocks using recycled industrial glass powder.  Learn more in this article from Clarkson University.

 

 

 
 

TOP GREEN BUILDING TRENDS FOR 2010

An article by USA Today highlights the top green building trends for 2010, which includes eco-districts, water conservation, and net zero buildings.  What other trends can we expect to see more of this year?  Read the article here.

 

 

 
 

AIA PREDICTS CONTINUED DECLINE FOR NONRESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION

According to a report by the American Institute of Architects (AIA), spending in non-residential construction sector is expected to decline overall by 13.4 percent in 2010. Read about the report here.

 
   

ACI News

 
 

ACI FREEZES MEMBERSHIP DUES FOR 2010

ACI wants to thank all its members and customers who have given their unwavering support to ACI over the years.  Because we understand that everyone is cutting back financially, ACI has decided to freeze membership dues for 2010.  Now is the time to join ACI and enjoy all the benefits membership has to offer.  Learn more here.

 

 

 
 

ACI SPRING 2010 CONVENTION

If you haven?t registered for the ACI Spring 2010 Convention in Chicago yet, now is the time to do so.  Early registration discounted rates will expire on February 22.  The convention will be held March 21-25 at the Sheraton Chicago.  Don?t miss this convention featuring ?Xtreme Concrete"?learn more now!

 

 
 

NEW ACI COMMITTEE ON PERFORMANCE CONCRETE SPECIFICATIONS

Performance concrete specifications is a current hot topic among concrete professionals, and ACI is addressing the importance of this issue with the formation of a new technical committee ? Performance Criteria for Ready Mixed Concrete (329).  Learn more and apply for committee membership by visiting the ACI committee page.

 

 
       
 

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