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The International Concrete Abstracts Portal is an ACI led collaboration with leading technical organizations from within the international concrete industry and offers the most comprehensive collection of published concrete abstracts.
Title: Who Will Be the Next Superstar(s)?
Author(s): Warren E. McPherson
Publication: Concrete International
Appears on pages(s): 33-35
Keywords: education, mentoring, setting rate, temperature
Abstract:A seventh-grade student science fair project investigated how different ambient and concrete temperatures affect the rate at which concrete sets. The larger question of how ACI student members can be encouraged to choose and pursue a career in the concrete field is also discussed. By interacting more with young people, pointing out the outstanding benefits of the concrete industry, the better off the industry will be in the future.
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