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Studio Ma: Firm Profile

By AECbytes BlogNovember 12, 2020

Credit: Original article published here. Studio Ma, an internationally recognized architecture and planning firm that is laser-focused on sustainable and environmentally responsive design, shares its perspective on AEC technology in this...

Virtual Concrete Chefs

By jviincNovember 4, 2020

Join us on Facebook, LinkedIn or Youtube for 45 minutes of cooking, camaraderie, and catching up with the Precast Studios. RSVP to the event on our Facebook site here: https://www.facebook.com/events/377377303457800 Thursday, December...

What is Efflorescence?

By Wells Concrete BlogNovember 4, 2020

Credit: Original article published here. As summer left in a hurry, we skipped fall, and landed straight into winter. As we go through these different climates during curing process your concrete unfortunately can become susceptible to e...

ICC-500 Storm Shelters

By Wells Concrete BlogOctober 15, 2020

Credit: Original article published here. Sheldon Safe Room and Gym Generally speaking, code changes require slightly modifying engineering procedures, policies, or methodology.   One recent code change has not followed the “slight change...

Visualization in Digital Construction

By AECbytes BlogOctober 8, 2020

Credit: Original article published here. In this article, Erik Hultgren of Tech Soft 3D, discusses the advances made in visualization within the AEC space that keep making it taking quantum leaps forward, unlocking exciting new use cases...

Rising to the Challenge

By Wells Concrete BlogOctober 7, 2020

Credit: Original article published here. Earlier this year, Wells Concrete was awarded the Franklin Light Rail Maintenance Facility addition in Minneapolis with general contractor, LS Black. The bidding documents showed 75’ access to set...

BEXEL Manager

By AECbytes BlogOctober 1, 2020

Credit: Original article published here. This review explores BEXEL Manager, a sophisticated application for construction planning and scheduling with a wide range of capabilities including coordinating the multiple disciplinary BIM mode...

National Precast Concrete Association has represented manufacturers of plant-produced precast concrete products and the suppliers of products and services for the industry since 1965. They are dedicated to expanding the use of quality precast concrete and providing members with the programs and information required to operate a successful precast plant.
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AECbytes is a technology publication launched by Dr. Lachmi Khemlani in Nov 2003. AECbytes is focused on researching, analyzing, and reviewing technology products and services for the building industry. It publishes a variety of articles including newsletters covering conferences and shows, reviews of products, feature articles profiling case studies of firms and projects that showcase the use of technology, viewpoint articles featuring contributions from industry leaders, and tips and tricks authored by experts in individual AEC applications.
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Tools and Resources

A collection of tools and resources for anyone in the precast/prestressed industry or in concrete-related construction - Engineers, erectors, purchasing managers, detailers, production managers, etc..
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PCMA – Precast Concrete Manufacturers’ Association of Texas
PCI – Precast/Prestressed Concrete Association
PCI Foundation
MAPA – Mid-Atlantic Precast Association
FPCA – Florida Prestressed Concrete Association
The Concrete Producer
Civil+Structural Engineer
BIM and Beam
Atlus Group
ASCC – American Society of Concrete Contractors
APA – Architectural Precast Association
ACI – American Concrete Institute