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Improving Precast Sustainability

By NPCA BlogJuly 12, 2018

Credit: Original article published here. A sustainability software program is available for NPCA members to use for benchmarking sustainable development. By Claude Goguen, P.E., LEED AP The NPCA Sustainability Committee has recently acqu...

Taking Denver by Storm

By NPCA BlogJuly 12, 2018

Credit: Original article published here. Precast plays a winning role in Denver’s largest-ever storm drainage project. By Bridget McCrea The city of Denver stakes its claim to fame on the fact that it sits at one mile above sea level. Ho...

BIM-Integrated Issue Management

By AECbytes BlogJune 5, 2018

Credit: Original article published here. In this Viewpoint article, Erik Pijnenburg, CEO of KUBUS BV, discusses the importance of integrated and centralized BIM issue management, not only to improve the quality of BIM data, but also of t...

Aditazz Design Synthesis Application

By AECbytes BlogMay 22, 2018

Credit: Original article published here. In an AEC technology landscape that has an overall dearth of “smart” tools, the Aditazz Design Synthesis application has the potential to become one. It is focused on creating libraries of rooms f...

What’s new in Advance Steel 2019

By BIM & Beam BlogMay 7, 2018

Credit: Original article published here. We’re excited to announce the latest release of Autodesk’s structural steel detailing software, Advance Steel 2019. Here is a highlight of the main new and enhanced features available in this vers...

Overview of BIM 360 Design

By BIM & Beam BlogApril 30, 2018

Credit: Original article published here. BIM 360 Design is Autodesk’s cloud worksharing, design collaboration, and data management product for improved project delivery. It joins the unified BIM 360 portfolio with a familiar composition ...

The Precast Show

By BIM & Beam BlogApril 26, 2018

Credit: Original article published here. I just had the opportunity to attend The Precast Show 2018 in Denver this March. This year’s event showcased a lot of new types of technologies that definitely warrant sharing in a blog post. I ...

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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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