ACI and ASCC to publish 4th edition of Contractor’s Guide to Quality Concrete Construction

Updated Jan 17, 2019

The Contractor's Guide to Quality Concrete ConstructionThe American Concrete Institute (ACI) and the American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC) announced that the fourth edition of their Contractor’s Guide to Quality Concrete Construction will be available in late January 2019. It was written by and for contractors and is referenced by many licensing authorities.

The 262-page guide details proven practices to produce quality concrete construction. Contents include planning for quality, concrete mixtures, specifications, foundations, formwork, reinforcement, and embedments in structures, joints, and reinforcement for slabs-on-ground, preparing for concreting, concrete placing and finishing, common field problems, safety, and legal issues.

The guide includes full-color photos and illustrations, an easier-to-read layout, and content updates, as well as 43 Position Statements from ASCC, details on ACI’s Certification programs, and an appendix introducing several legal issues of interest to concrete contractors. A summary, review questions, and additional recommended reading list accompany each of the 12 chapters.

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