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17 articles by ASTM International:

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New ASTM Standard Will Help Improve Concrete Production

New ASTM Standard Will Help Improve Concrete Production

A new ASTM International standard will help with efforts to enhance the cement content in concrete while also reducing CO2 emissions during production. Full story

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New Product Category Rule for Clay Brick Published

New Product Category Rule for Clay Brick Published

ASTM has published a new Product Category Rule (PCR) for clay brick products. Full story

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ASTM Volume 04.05 now available

ASTM Volume 04.05 now available

ASTM Volume 04.05 featuring masonry, mortars and grouts is now available. Full story

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ASTM issues new standard for fly ash brick

ASTM issues new standard for fly ash brick

ASTM International has published ASTM C1790-14, Standard Specification for Fly Ash Facing Brick. Full story

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Fine aggregate determination

Fine aggregate determination

ASTM has recently approved a new test method for evaluating the suitability of fine aggregates and other fillers for use in concrete. Full story

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New ASTM Standards for Sustainability in Building

New ASTM Standards for Sustainability in Building

Get instant access to 202 ASTM standards that address sustainability or aspects of sustainability relative to buildings and construction. Full story

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ASTM releases new Test Method for Surface Infiltration Rate of Permeable Unit Paving Systems

ASTM releases new Test Method for Surface Infiltration Rate of Permeable Unit Paving Systems

The ASTM International recently released C1781 Standard Test Method for Surface Infiltration Rate of Permeable Unit Pavement Systems. Full story

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ASTM Call for Papers

ASTM Call for Papers

Abstracts are invited for papers on Advances in Rheological Characterization of Cement-Based Materials. Full story

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New ASTM Standards in Building Codes

New ASTM Standards in Building Codes

Get the tools you need to design and construct buildings that satisfy the international code requirements established by the International Code Council (ICC). Full story

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ASTM proposed standard on recycling ready-mixed concrete

ASTM proposed standard on recycling ready-mixed concrete

A proposed new ASTM International standard will cover the process, verification and record keeping procedures for recycling returned fresh concrete. Full story

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New ASTM Standards in Building Codes

New ASTM Standards in Building Codes

Get the tools you need to design and construct buildings that satisfy the international code requirements established by the ICC. Full story

masonry

New Construction Titles from ASTM International

New Construction Titles from ASTM International

Several new construction titles are now available online, in print and on DVD to purchase from ASTM International. Full story

masonry

New ASTM Standards in Building Codes

New ASTM Standards in Building Codes

Get the tools you need to meet the requirements established by the International Code Council (ICC). Full story

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ASTM Symposium on Lime

ASTM Symposium on Lime

The objective of the ASTM Symposium on Lime is to invite discussion on the need for new work and possible revisions of old as we move into the next century. Full story

masonry

New Edition of ASTM Standards in Building Codes

New Edition of ASTM Standards in Building Codes

Get the tools you need to design and construct buildings that satisfy the international code requirements established by the International Code Council® (ICC). Full story

masonry

New ASTM Standards for Sustainability in Building

New ASTM Standards for Sustainability in Building

ASTM International Standards on Sustainability in Building: 4th Edition is now available. Full story

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ASTM C 12 Committee Celebrates 75th Anniversary

ASTM C 12 Committee Celebrates 75th Anniversary

This year is the 75th anniversary for Committee C 12 of the American Society for Testing and Materials Mortars and Grouts for Unit Masonry. Full story