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Seattle’s Wonderwall

By NPCA BlogOctober 11, 2018

Credit: Original article published here. Seattle’s new Elliott Bay Seawall promises to be a big win for the city for years to come. By Shari Held If you’re like most people visiting Seattle, you’ll head to the waterfront. After all, what...

Back Safety (October 2018)

By NPCA BlogOctober 10, 2018

Credit: Original article published here. The SHE Committee prepares bi-monthly safety training programs for precasters to use for conducting safety programs at their plant. This month’s featured safety program is on...

Why Precast Stadia?

By Wells Concrete BlogSeptember 28, 2018

Credit: Original article published here. If you have attended any sporting events or concerts in any of the larger venues, or even at the college level, you have most likely been seated on top of precast stadia. You might not have given ...

AEC Technology Updates, 2018

By AECbytes BlogSeptember 28, 2018

Credit: Original article published here. Innovation remains not just alive and well in the AEC technology industry but is continuing to grow at an increasing pace, as evidenced in this year’s collection of technology updates. We have new...

Silica Rule Enforcement Has Begun

By NPCA BlogSeptember 17, 2018

Credit: Original article published here. June 23, 2018, has come and gone. Are you in compliance with OSHA’s new silica exposure rule? NPCA Staff Report There are many ways silica dust is created in a precast concrete plant, as well as...

Precast for General Contractors

By Wells Concrete BlogSeptember 12, 2018

Credit: Original article published here. In the construction world there are a lot of unknowns that take place and if a General Contractor can find any avenue that they know will be reliable and make their life easier, that avenue would ...

Snap, Crackle, Pop, It’s Precast!

By NPCA BlogSeptember 5, 2018

Credit: Original article published here. Think for a minute about Rice Krispies. They’ve been around since 1927. Many of us grew up with the “snap, crackle, pop” advertising campaign that created a fun, colorful image of this popul...

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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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Industry Resources

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