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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: The Future of Concrete in North America:
Glowing Success or Ultimate Failure?
Author(s): Ben C. Gerwick, Jr.
Publication: Concrete International
Appears on pages(s): 36-40
Keywords: composite construction (concrete and
steel); concrete construction; concrete durability;
costs; education; high-strength concretes; predictions;
prestressed concrete; quality control; reinforced con-crete;
Abstract:If concrete has risen to dominant status in such widely varying applications as dams, bridges, high-rise buildings, industrial buildings, freeways, roads, nuclear containment, underground structures, and outfall sewers, what then is its future development and future role?
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