Industry News

It is our goal to keep you informed of the latest concrete news, research, codes and tools.  To submit information to be included in this section, contact SDRMCA.
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  • 08 Jan 2014 3:13 PM | Anonymous

    ACI Strength Testing Exams have been scheduled for January 27th at SDSM&T.  This will be the only strength testing opportunity in South Dakota.

    Please contact MR Hansen ( or Tony Kulesa ( as soon as possible to reserve your spot.

    Exams will be ordered from ACI in the coming weeks.


  • 22 Apr 2013 3:01 PM | Anonymous

    Stop by our table during the 2013 SD Engineering Society Annual Conference at the Ramkota Hotel and pick up a free Overlay Guide and ACI 330's while supplies last!

    May 1-3, Ramkota Hotel for more info.

  • 11 Apr 2013 12:52 PM | Anonymous

    Please be patient if you have tried to reach the office or if I have not yet returned your email.  The spring storm has made our power, phone and internet service a bit unreliable.  The crews in Sioux Falls are working diligently to remove downed trees and restore electricity to those still without power, so we are truly the lucky ones at the moment.  Keep an eye on how we are progressing at as we dig out from the spring storm and look forward to a busy construction season.


  • 16 Jan 2013 5:08 PM | Anonymous

    Mark your calendars for the Annual Golf Outing.  More details to come...

  • 17 Dec 2012 11:57 AM | Anonymous

    More than 150 engineers, contractors and producers joined together at CJ Callaway's for a variety of speakers and topics at the 2012 Concrete Workshop. 

    Whether our attendees worked directly in the industry or not, we hoped to provide some new 'tools for your toolbox'. 

    Sign up as a contact to receive more upcoming technical topics and program announcements.


  • 17 Dec 2012 11:55 AM | Anonymous

    ACI Field Testing Classes are scheduled for Rapid City in January and Pierre in March.  Click on the Events/Training tab on the left for more information.


  • 23 Aug 2012 3:45 PM | Anonymous

    The Minnesota Coucrete Flatwork Specifications for Local Goverment Agencies Tech Memo was issued by the State-Aid Office of the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT).  These specs guide all State-Aid Funded local concrete projects adn should reduce the confusion and misunderstanding that arose because engineers and contractors were using different interpretations fo the highway specifications.  CLICK HERE to review a copy of the new spec.

    ~ Source:  Aggregate & Ready Mix Assoc of Minnesota's August 2012 Newsletter

  • 22 Mar 2012 10:21 AM | Anonymous

    As tornado season approaches on the plains, join us for an informative seminar and discussion on how your community can be prepared.  The program will highlight building codes, Safe Room & Storm Shelter construction and ways to recognize and assess local disaster risks in your community. 

    Who should attend: Community leaders, builders, contractors, architects, engineers, planners, risk managers and product suppliers.  The general public is welcome.

    To register:  (6 PDH, AIA-CES, GBCI)

    This event is sponsored by the Concrete Joint Sustainability Initiative.

  • 28 Feb 2012 9:32 AM | Anonymous

    Our instructor has arrived in Rapid City.  For those who can make it, we will continue with the ACI Field Testing Program as of Tuesday morning. 

    We will leave travel decisions to each individual but encourage you to stay safe in the winter conditions approaching.  If you do not plan to come, please leave us a message at 605-366-9585.   



  • 27 Feb 2012 9:36 AM | Anonymous

    So far, we plan to continue with the scheduled course in Rapid City on Wed and Thurs. The incoming weather, however, may make travel difficult for many, including our instructor from Fargo. 

    Please watch here for additional weather related announcements.  If you do not feel safe traveling and are registered for the course, please contact SDRMCA and we will get you rescheduled into another test date. 


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