Concrete has been used since the times of the Ancient Egyptians and Ancient Chinese. It is now a vital part of construction worldwide. Below is a list of masonry industry associations that provide technical information on their websites.
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American Concrete Institute
The American Concrete Institute website has an informative knowledge center with many topics. The ACI also offers continuing education and a bookstore loaded with publications.
Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute
The Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute has a store that contains a number of free technical guides. The Reinforced Concrete Explorer serves as an inspirational vault of concrete (free, but registration is required).
Tilt-Up Concrete Association
The Tilt-Up Concrete Association website hosts a series of pages that provide resources about building tilt-up concrete projects.
National Precast Concrete Association
The National Precast Concrete Association has a website with information about precast concrete.