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Canadian Concrete Expo

Here's your VIP Invitation to attend Canada's Only National Trade Show dedicated to the concrete, aggregates and construction industries.

Canadian Concrete Expo Registration is Now Open:
February 16 - 17, 2023
The International Centre, Toronto, ON

Pre-register by February 15 @ 11:59 PM with VIP Code "CCE115" for 
COMPLIMENTARY Trade Show Admission


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ACI Concrete Field-Testing Technician – Grade I

Thursday, February 23rd & Friday, February 24th 2023

Location:

Thursday, February 23rd
Begins at 8:30am in Sask Polytechnic, Moose Jaw SK
Friday, February 24th
Written & Practical Exam 8:00am Sask Polytechnic, Moose Jaw SK

Cost: (new price increase)
Concrete Sask. Members: $635.00 + GST
Non-Members: $855.00 + GST

A CSA Standards Concrete Field Testing Technician is an individual who has demonstrated the knowledge and ability to properly perform and record the results of eight basic field test methods and standard practices on freshly-mixed concrete as prescribed by Canadian Standards Association methods.
 The program requires a working knowledge of the following CSA standards:

A23.2–1C—Sampling Plastic Concrete
A23.2–5C—Slump of Concrete
A23.2–6C—Density, Yield, and Cementing Materials Factor of Plastic Concrete
A23.2–4C—Air Content of Plastic Concrete by the Pressure Method
A23.2–7C—Air Content of Plastic Concrete by the Volumetric Method (written exam only)
A23.2–3C—Making and Curing Concrete Compression and Flexural Test Specimens
A23.2–17C—Temperature of Freshly Mixed Hydraulic Cement Concrete
A23.2–19C—Slump Flow of Concrete


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Insulating Concrete Forms(ICF) Business Case for Building& Training Event

Thursday 23 February 2023, 7:30 AM – 5:00 PM CST

Location:
Delta Hotels by Marriott Bessborough 601 Spadina Crescent East Saskatoon, SK S7K 3G8

COST
$85.00 + GST

About the Event:
Lighter, faster, and more cost-effective than most other forms of construction, Insulating Concrete Forms (ICFs) are quickly becoming the method of choice for all forms of construction including single and multi-family, hotels, schools, offices all forms of residential and commercial construction. Concrete contractors, masons, and framers have an opportunity to learn another trade to compete in today's competitive construction environment. This course will give you the basic training to begin building with one of the fastest-growing building systems on the market ICFs.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the benefits of ICF construction such as ease of assembly, energy conservation, maintenance savings and durability to natural and man-made hazards
  • Recognize that ICF technology can expand business opportunities by learning alternative methods to historic construction, proper installation requirements & techniques and estimating material & labor resources.
  • Demonstrate the specific characteristics of ICFs pertaining to innovative design, codes & standards, health & safety and product variations.
  • Explain the construction advantages and efficiencies particularly speed of construction, concrete placement and consolidation of trade participation.

AGENDA
7:30 am: Continental Breakfast
8:00am – 12:00 pm: ICF Presentations
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm: Lunch
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm: ICF Contractor Training


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Concrete Saskatchewan is governed by a Board of Directors comprised of industry professionals, representing small and large companies across the entire province.

The Association is active in several areas of the construction industry including ongoing partnerships with government, stakeholders, designers, engineers,  architects, and trade associations.

Concrete Saskatchewan’s objective is to promote the use of concrete and best practice amongst membership to produce concrete in accordance with the highest quality standards. We are focused on facilitating relationships among members and industry to strengthen our roots as a unified voice and promote concrete as the building material of choice.

Concrete Sask is the authoritative and trusted voice of the province’s ready-mix concrete industry

Contact

Box 696 Main Station
Regina, SK
S4P 3A3

Phone: 306-552-5592
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