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  1. Changes to Concrete Mixtures and Submittals During a Project, Concrete InFocus, January/February 2009

  2. New Technology-Based Approach to Advance Higher Volume Fly Ash Concrete with Acceptable Performance, Concrete InFocus, January/February 2009

  3. Environmental and Cost Benefits of High Albedo Concrete, Concrete InFocus, September/October 29008

  4. New Technology-Based Approach to Advance Higher Volume Fly Ash Concrete with Acceptable Performance - Guide for the Construction Team

  5. New Technology-Based Approach to Advance Higher Volume Fly Ash Concrete with Acceptable Performance

  6. What Slump is It?,  July/August 2008

  7. A Quality Plan to Establish Your Company's Credibility, Concrete InFocus, Summer 2008

  8. Concrete & Climate Change, Concrete InFocus, Summer 2008

  9. The Guide to Specifying Concrete Performance, Concrete InFocus, Summer 2008

  10. Sustainable High Performance Concrete Buildings, ASCE Structural Engineering Congress, April 2008

  11. Specifying Fly Ash for Use in Concrete, Concrete InFocus, Spring 2008

  12. Changing the Way Concrete is Ordered in ASTM C 94, Concrete InFocus, Spring 2008

  13. Qualification of Plant Inspectors, Concrete InFocus, Spring 2008

  14. Crushed, Returned Concrete as Aggregates for New Concrete, Concrete InFocus, Winter 2008

  15. Using Pervious Concrete to Earn LEED Points, Concrete InFocus, Winter 2008

  16. A World of Opportunity: NRMCA Pervious Concrete Contractor Certification, Concrete InFocus, Winter 2008

2007 and Previous Years


1.        Effect of Continuous (Well-Graded) Combined Aggregate Grading on Concrete Performance Phase A: Aggregate Voids Content (Packing Density), NRMCA. May 2007

2.      Effect of Continuous (Well-Graded) Combined Aggregate Grading on Concrete Performance Phase B: Concrete Performance, NRMCA, May 2007

3.      Fire Resistance of Concrete Structures, Concrete InFocus, Winter 2007 - Part 1

4.      Fire Resistance of Concrete Structures, Concrete InFocus, Fall 2007 - Part 2

5.      Judging Concrete Quality, Concrete InFocus, Fall 2007

6.      Obla, Karthik, Well Graded Aggregates and Concrete Performance?, Concrete International (Accepted for publication).

7.      Specifying Concrete for High Performance, Structural Engineer, September 2007

8.      Evaluation of In-Place Strength of High Volume Fly Ash Concrete, Proceedings of 1st International Conference on Recent Advances in Concrete Technology, September 2007, Washington DC.

9.      Pervious Concrete for Sustainable Development, Recent Advances in Concrete Technology, September 2007, Washington, DC.

10.  Concrete Quality Control - The Untapped Profit Center, Concrete InFocus Fall 2007

11.  Crushed Returned Concrete as Aggregates for New Concrete, Report to the RMC Research & Education Foundation, September 2007

12.  AASHTO and ASTM Move Toward Harmonizing Standards for Portland Cement, Concrete InFocus, Summer 2007

13.  Acceptance Criteria for Durability Tests, ACI Concrete International, May 2007.

14.  New Perspective on Concrete Durability, Concrete InFocus, Spring 2007

15.  Utilitzing Thermal Mass in Concrete Residential Construction to Reduce Energy Demand, Concrete InFocus, Spring 2007

16.  Performance Specifications for Durable Concrete, Concrete International, September 2006

17.  Economics of Lithium Technology for ASR Control vs. Alternatives, Concrete InFocus, Fall 2006

18.  The Impact of Fly Ash on Air-Entrained Concrete, Concrete InFocus Fall 2006

19.  Making Pervious Concrete Placement Easy Using a Novel Admixture System, Concrete InFocus, Fall 2006

20.  Ready Mixed Concrete Plant Certification: A Mark of Quality, Concrete InFocus, Fall 2006

21.  Interaction of Materials Used in Concrete, Concrete International, April 2006.

22.  Performance-Based Specifications – Why Wait Act Now, Concrete InFocus, Spring 2006

23.  Performance-Based Specifications for Concrete, AEI Conference, March 2006.

24.  QA/QC Testing for Concrete in Harsh Environments, AEI Conference, March 2006.

25.  High Performance Concrete, Enhancement Through Internal Curing, Concrete InFocus, Winter 2006

26.  Control Charts - An Important Tool in Quality Control to Save Money, Concrete InFocus, Winter 2006

27.  3000 And 0.40 Is Not 3000!, Concrete InFocus

28.  Specifying Concrete for Durability - Performance-Based Criteria Offer Best Solutions, Concrete InFocus, Winter 2006.

29.  Experimental Case Study Demonstrating the Advantages of Performance Specifications, Report to the RMC Research & Education Foundation, January 2006.

30.  Laboratory Demonstration of Advantages of Performance Specifications, Indian Concrete Journal, December 2005.

31.  Performance-Based Specifications for Concrete, Indian Concrete Journal, December 2005.

32.  Experimental Case Study Demonstrating Advantages of Performance Specifications, Concrete InFocus, Summer 2005.

33.  Obla, Karthik, Comments on Effects of Aggregate Grading on Drying Shrinkage of Florida Concretes in Concrete International, March 2005

34.  Performance-Based Specifications for Concrete – A Focus on Innovation, Quality and Customer Satisfaction, STRUCTURE, April 2005.

35.  Alkali Silica Reactions, Concrete InFocus, Spring 2005.

36.  Ready Mixed Concrete chapter in ASTM STP 169D, Significance and Tests of Concrete and Concrete Making Materials, ASTM International

37.  User's Guide to ASTM Specification on C 94 on Ready Mixed Concrete, co-published by ASTM International and NRMCA, January 2005.

38.  Effects on Non-Standard Curing on Strength of Concrete - A Research Project at the NRMCA Research Laboratory, Concrete inFocus, Winter 2005.

39.  Lemay, Lionel, Who’s Responsible for Concrete Performance, Concrete InFocus, Summer 2005, Vol. 4, No. 2.

40.  Federal Government Develops Green Building Guide Specs, Concrete InFocus, Spring 2005

41.  Comments on Admixtures and Aggregates: Key Elements in 'Athletic Concrete' revisited by William S. Phelan in Concrete International, September 2004.

42.  Understanding the LEED Credit for Recycled Content, Concrete InFocus, Fall 2004

43.  Establishing a Center for Concrete Research, Concrete InFocus, Fall 2004.

44.  Lemay, Lionel, The P2P Initiative, Concrete Monthly, July 2004.

45.  Lemay, Lionel, Prescriptive Specifications versus Performance Specifications, Concrete Monthly, July 2004.

46.  A Concrete Connection to Quality: The National Ready Mixed Concrete Association Links Performance-Based Specifications to Customer Satisfaction, Construction News, June 2004

47.  Virtual Testing of Ready-Mixed Concrete, Concrete InFocus, Spring 2004.

48.  Specifications and Submittals - Is a Change in Order,? ACI Concrete International, April 2003

49.  Recycled Water in Ready Mixed Concrete Operations, Concrete InFocus, Spring 2003.

50.  Reusing Non-Admixtured Returned Concrete, The Concrete Producer, September 1998

51.  Challenging ASR Predictive Testing, The Concrete Producer, March 1998

52.  A Study on the Reuse of Plastic Concrete Using Extended Set Retarding Admixtures, Journal of Research of the National Institute of Standards and Technology, September-October 1995

53.  Effect of Capping Materials and Procedures on the Measured Compressive Strength of High-Strength Concrete, Cement Concrete and Aggregates, ASTM International, December 1994



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