Missouri S&T to hold Concrete Conference this spring

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On February 11, 2020

Missouri S&T will host the annual Missouri Concrete Conference May 5-6 in the Havener Center on the S&T campus. Conference registration is $160 per person.

Presentations at the conference are divided into four major categories: pavements, pavement construction, ready mix operations, and buildings and structures. Conference topics will include: avoiding common driveway issues, tilt-up construction, proper sawing techniques, paver vibrator problems and solutions, deicer-sealer compatibility, Missouri concrete overlay performance, compacted concrete pavement, sand and gravel availability, shrinkage compensating concrete, new admixtures, proper dosage and application of fibers, achieving rapid strength gain and durability, KCCMB/EMPC specifications, proper specification of concrete classes on a building project, special inspections of buildings, MoDOT’s sand classification system, CP Tech Center update, I-435 design-build project, Bagnell Dam Rehabilitation project, and MoDOT’s current research.

Participants could earn certificates for approximately 10 personal development hours.

Organizers say the conference will be of interest to building and paving contractors, public agencies, consulting engineers, testing labs, aggregate producers, ready mix, cement and admixture suppliers, and equipment technical representatives.

Additional information, including a complete listing of presentations, is available online at concrete.mst.edu. For registration and sponsor information, contact Missouri S&T’s office of professional and continuing education at 573-341-6576 or pce@mst.edu.

For technical information, contact Dr. David Richardson, associate professor emeritus of civil, architectural and environmental engineering at Missouri S&T, at 573-341-4487 or richardd@mst.edu.

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