Meeting/Event Information

Specification Seminar with Concrete Council of St. Louis and Missouri Chapter ACI

September 01, 2020
11:30 AM - 5:00 PM

To Be Determined. Postponed from April 2020

A joint venture with the Concrete Council of St. Louis and the Missouri Chapter ACI - A Seminar for municipal officials, engineers, ready mix and contractors

  • Review - standard specification elements (from ACI, AASHTO) and any suggested adds, deletes, dynamic elements; prescriptive vs. performance mixes, mix designs
  • Value | elements to increase “performance”, duration (monetization of life-cycle value)
  • Prequalification & Certifications | of bidders by public agencies (and how to specify, measure and document) to achieve best and lowest bid
  • Verification | Discussion of possible iPhone field app to verify all aspects of the specs were actually delivered and tools to prove that; who performs (municipal inspector, RM supplier, testing lab, other)
  • Testing | role of the testing lab, certification, handling, documentation, timely communications with all parties, mistakes, remedies
  • Risks & Remedies | potential risk and cost of outdated or contradictory contracts, general conditions, specifications and possible remedies for non- compliance; considerations of arbitration versus lawsuits; drawings and plans
  • Database | possible database of actual projects to document all participants, specs, each pour, ambient conditions, batch weights, placement and finishing (saw-cutting, curing, sealing); failure transactions; repair transactions; life –possible integration with existing pavement management software (and creation of comparative metrics from that software)
  • Planning It | role of Pre-Construction Checklist and Meeting in insuring compliance with specifications to achieve the owners’ desired outcomes
  • Building It | issues that arise in the field due to unforeseen circumstances,
    weather, moisture, industry practices and other matters to achieve the desired
    outcome

 

Future Meetings

St. Louis - ACI Field Testing Technician Certification

August 08, 2020
7:00 AM to 12:00 PM

SCI Engineering, Inc.
130 Point West Boulevard
St. Charles, MO 63301
http://www.sciengineering.com

Get Certified! Both the performance and written test - Same Day

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Specification Seminar with Concrete Council of St. Louis and Missouri Chapter ACI

September 01, 2020
11:30 AM to 5:00 PM

To Be Determined. Postponed from April 2020

A seminar for officials, engineers, ready-mix and contractors

Read More