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Association News and crack reduction, and will look toward the future with presentations on innovative approaches to improving concrete construction industry. Presentations and Technology Showcases include: • Construction of the tallest concrete wind turbine tower in the United States; • NASA’s approach to CO2 reduction in cement plant emissions; • NIST program on 3-D printing; • Viability of using post-consumer glass as a fly ash replacement; • Slip-formed concrete wind turbine towers; • Self-assembling concrete forms; • Crack reduction technology research; • Commercialization of Hexcrete—precast concrete for concrete wind turbine towers; • A novel route toward CO2 neutral cementation; and • Magnesium-based repair materials. Breakout sessions include: • Discussion of the next steps to move the concrete wind turbine tower technological concept forward. The session will include an overview of the soon-to-be-released ACI technical document ITG-9R, “Report on Design of Concrete Wind Turbine Towers”; • More detailed discussion on the viability of using postconsumer recycled glass in concrete; and • Recap of the Concrete 2029 Roadmapping Workshop 1 and a planning meeting for the “Special Code-Related Workshop.” For more information, visit www.concretesdc.org/meetings/ session40/SDC40_generalinfo.htm. Tunneling Short Course September 12-15, 2016 | University of Colorado at Boulder, CO ASA is a a co-sponsor for this Short Course. Breakthroughs in Tunneling covers all aspects of conventional and mechanized tunnel design and construction in hard rock, soft ground, and soils. This 3.5-day intensive Short Course brings experts together to present lectures on every aspect of mechanized  and conventional tunneling. Use “network” for discounts when registering. Visit www.shotcrete.org/pages/products-services/shotcretemagazine authors.htm, contact ASA via e-mail at info@ shotcrete.org, or call (248) 848-3780 to submit your News items. Did you know? ASA is on facebook! “like” us on facebook today! www.facebook.com/ AmericanShotcreteAssociation Shotcrete • Summer 2016 67


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