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.
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. Continue Reading
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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 >>
By John Gambatese, P.E., M.ASCEGreetings from the CI Construction Safety Committee! I am happy to report that some excellent activities are beginning to take shape in the Safety Committee. A group of both new and veteran committee members recently...Read More >>
May 18, 1925-February 28, 2018
For many years, Joseph Kaplan, P.E., F.ASCE, was at the heart of ASCE's construction activities, and he was still active with the Construction Institute until he died in February. He served as Chair, Executive...Read More >>
The members of CI's Young Professionals Council are an accomplished and energetic group of young engineers who are making substantial contributions to CI's events and activities. We've invited them to enable you to get to know them by answering 10...Read More >>
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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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The Construction Institute offers individuals and organizations working in all sectors of the construction industry the opportunity to network with other professionals by participating in:
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Students are chosen to participate in Student Days through a competitive application process. If your application is accepted, you will be invited to participate in the event, and your attendance will be subsidized by the Construction Institute of ASCE.
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