CI provides professionals, students, and organizations resources to enhance skills, network, and shape the future of the industry by participating in technical activities, conferences, and the development of internationally recognized standards.
Developing Young Leaders at CI Student Days 2018
The Institute has eight standing committees, called Councils, each of which is chaired by a member of the CI board. Each Council has a number of technical committees reporting to it, which collect information on various technical and industry issues and disseminate it to the ASCE and CI membership.
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CI produces many publications including standards, manuals of practice, committee reports, books, and journals. These books and standards, as well as others published by ASCE, help CI members stay current with industry changes.
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Rebar Cage Construction and Safety
Rebar Cage Construction and Safety: Best Practices presents guidelines for the safe handling of steel reinforcing-bar (rebar) cages throughout the design, fabrication, and erection process. The focus is on rebar cages used for large, cast-in-place concrete columns in a variety of settings, including bridge piers, elevated highway sections, and high-rise buildings.
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This fall, my term as the chair for
Construction Institute's (CI) Student Days
will come to an end. For three wonderful years, I have had the honor of progressing from Student Days planner to leading the Young Professional's Council (YPC) and...Read More >>
As the coronavirus pandemic unfolds, it continues to wreak havoc on industries-some more than others. In early 2020, COVID-19 impacted the construction industry in a major way. Most construction projects came to a halt and no further information was...Read More >>
The Construction Institute just held our annual CI Summit in Los Angeles, CA. Almost 300 attendees viewed sessions covering topics including rebar cages, bridge construction, risk, and claims. The summit also included a track of paper presentations...Read More >>
By Ali Karakhan and John GambateseSummary of a paper
Practice Periodical on Structural Design and Construction
American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Volume 23, Issue 2.It is no secret that construction jobsites can be full of...Read More >>
Whether you are interested in volunteering once or on a recurring basis, remotely or in person, as an CI member, you can dedicate your time and expertise to a cause that is important to you.
As a member of CI, you have the opportunity to participate on up to two of these committees.
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