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ACI Spring 2010 Convention
March 21 - 25, 2010
Marriott Rivercenter Hotel & Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center -- San Antonio, TX

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April 12 - 15, 2010
Tempe, AZ

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May 10 - 12, 2010
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June 6 - 9, 2010
David L. Lawrence Convention Center - Pittsburgh, PA

ACI Fall 2010 Convention
October 24 - 28, 2010
The Westin Convention Center -- Pittsburgh, PA


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This section of the presentation describes the use of silica-fume concrete to improve the constructability of a major project. Facing very stringent limitations on the maximum allowable concrete temperature in place, the contractor elected to use a combination of portland cement, fly ash, and silica fume to reduce the amount of heat generated by hydration and to provide sufficient early strength for form stripping.