South Dakota Ready Mixed Concrete Association

Below are scheduled industry, state and association training sessions and events.  Online registration is available for most events.  For more information, see the contacts listed with each event.

Events/Training

    • 11 Dec 2019
    • 8:00 AM
    • 12 Dec 2019
    • 5:00 PM
    • SDDOT Complex- Sioux Falls
    • 0
    Registration is closed

    Note:  Due to Greg Johnson being elected to serve on the ASTM Executive Committee and this class dates coinciding with those meetings, the instructors for the Dec 11/12 ACI Certification will be SDRMCA and SD ACPA Staff.  

    The certification was designed by ACI to promote better understanding of the ASTM procedures related to testing and acceptance of plastic concrete. This understanding will provide more reliable and accurate test results for better measurement of concrete performance.

      

    CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

    A Concrete Field Testing Technician Grade I is an individual who has demonstrated the knowledge and ability to properly perform and record the results of seven basic field tests on freshly mixed concrete: Upon successful completion of the program, participants will have an International Certification and better understanding of the following ASTM testing procedures:

    ASTM C 1064: Temperature of Freshly Mixed Portland Cement Concrete

    ASTM C 172: Sampling of Freshly Mixed Concrete

    ASTM C 143: Slump of Hydraulic Cement Concrete

    ASTM C 138: Unit Weight, Yield & Air Content (Gravametric) of Concrete

    ASTM C 231: Air Content of Freshly Mixed Concrete by Pressure Method

    ASTM C 173: Air Content of Freshly Mixed Concrete by Volumetric Method

    ASTM C 31: Making & Curing Concrete Test Specimens in the Field

    Certification is valid for 5 years.

    Day One:  8am-5pm, Classroom Review, (Lunch on own)

    Day Two:  8am Review, 9am Written Exam, Performance Exam (SDDOT Wash bay), SDDOT Plus Program Immediately Following (Mandatory for SDDOT), Lunch provided. 

    Course instructor:  **Note Change:  SDRMCA/SD ACPA Staff

    **Steel toe boots/shoes, gloves and safety glasses required

    It is the intention of SDRMCA to assist all individuals interested in becoming ACI Certified, however, our space and schedules are limited.  If you need additional assistance finding a class to meet your needs, please contact SDRMCA or visit www.concrete.org to view additional course offerings.


    **Please Note**:  Enrollment is limited.  Registration will not be confirmed until payment is received. Workbooks will be mailed to the address provided on the registration form.  We reserve the right to cancel/combine classes that do not meet the minimum number of attendees.  No shows will not be refunded.  Substitutions are welcome.

    • 10 Feb 2020
    • 10:00 AM (CST)
    • 11 Feb 2020
    • 12:00 PM (CST)
    • Holiday Inn City Centre, Sioux Falls
    Register

    Annual Concrete Conference - Registration is OPEN

    February 10/11, 2020

    Registration Opens - 9am, Programs Start - 10am (CST)

    Holiday Inn City Centre (Downtown), Sioux Falls

    Topics include:  Fly Ash, Concrete Trails, Mix Designs, Quality Concrete Floors, CIM Update, Pavement Topics - Repair, Resiliency, Curing, PEM's, Air Entrainment, Awards and more!

    Guest Speaker:  Tyler Ley, Oklahoma State University  (www.tylerley.com)

    Sponsorship Opportunities Available:  If registering an individual, sponsorship can be selected as an add option at the end of online registration.  If registering as a sponsor with no attendees, choose the Sponsor Only option from the list.

    Download printable form and speaker agenda here...

    Download/print sponsor form here.

    Room Reservation cut off date:  1/10/20, Call 605-339-2000

    (mention Concrete Conference 2020 for block rates)

    Registration forms will also be mailed in mid December.

    PDH Certificates will be available.

    • 04 Mar 2020
    • 8:00 AM (MST)
    • 05 Mar 2020
    • 5:00 PM (MST)
    • Classroom - Comfort Suites/Exams -SDDOT Complex - Rapid City
    • 20
    Register

    **This class will be held at the COMFORT SUITES - 1333 N Elk Vale Rd, Rapid City - for sleeping room reservations - call 605-791-2345, press 2 for reservations**

    The certification was designed by ACI to promote better understanding of the ASTM procedures related to testing and acceptance of plastic concrete. This understanding will provide more reliable and accurate test results for better measurement of concrete performance.

    CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

    A Concrete Field Testing Technician Grade I is an individual who has demonstrated the knowledge and ability to properly perform and record the results of seven basic field tests on freshly mixed concrete: Upon successful completion of the program, participants will have an International Certification and better understanding of the following ASTM testing procedures:

    ASTM C 1064: Temperature of Freshly Mixed Portland Cement Concrete

    ASTM C 172: Sampling of Freshly Mixed Concrete

    ASTM C 143: Slump of Hydraulic Cement Concrete

    ASTM C 138: Unit Weight, Yield & Air Content (Gravametric) of Concrete

    ASTM C 231: Air Content of Freshly Mixed Concrete by Pressure Method

    ASTM C 173: Air Content of Freshly Mixed Concrete by Volumetric Method

    ASTM C 31: Making & Curing Concrete Test Specimens in the Field

    Certification is valid for 5 years.

    Day One:  8am-5pm, Classroom Review, (Lunch on own)

    Day Two:  8am Review, 9am Written Exam, Performance Exam, SDDOT Plus Program Immediately Following (Mandatory for SDDOT), Lunch provided. 

    Course instructor:  Greg Johnson, Terracon

    **steel toe boots/shoes, gloves, and safety glasses are required


    **Please Note**:  Enrollment is limited.  Registration will not be confirmed until payment is received. Workbooks will be mailed to the address provided on the registration form.  We reserve the right to cancel/combine classes that do not meet the minimum number of attendees.

    • 24 Mar 2020
    • 8:00 AM (CDT)
    • 25 Mar 2020
    • 5:00 PM (CDT)
    • Becker Hanson Training Rm/SDDOT Reg Shop Bldg B - Pierre
    • 4
    Register

    The certification was designed by ACI to promote better understanding of the ASTM procedures related to testing and acceptance of plastic concrete. This understanding will provide more reliable and accurate test results for better measurement of concrete performance.

    CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

    A Concrete Field Testing Technician Grade I is an individual who has demonstrated the knowledge and ability to properly perform and record the results of seven basic field tests on freshly mixed concrete: Upon successful completion of the program, participants will have an International Certification and better understanding of the following ASTM testing procedures:

    ASTM C 1064: Temperature of Freshly Mixed Portland Cement Concrete

    ASTM C 172: Sampling of Freshly Mixed Concrete

    ASTM C 143: Slump of Hydraulic Cement Concrete

    ASTM C 138: Unit Weight, Yield & Air Content (Gravametric) of Concrete

    ASTM C 231: Air Content of Freshly Mixed Concrete by Pressure Method

    ASTM C 173: Air Content of Freshly Mixed Concrete by Volumetric Method

    ASTM C 31: Making & Curing Concrete Test Specimens in the Field

    Certification is valid for 5 years.

    Day One:  8am-5pm, Classroom Review, (Lunch on own)

    Day Two:  8am Review, 9am Written Exam, Performance Exam, SDDOT Plus Program Immediately Following (Mandatory for SDDOT), Lunch provided. 

    Course instructor:  Greg Johnson, Terracon

    **Steel toe boots/shoes, gloves and safety glasses are required.


    **Please Note**:  Enrollment is limited.  Registration will not be confirmed until payment is received. Workbooks will be mailed to the address provided on the registration form.  We reserve the right to cancel/combine classes that do not meet the minimum number of attendees.

    • 26 Mar 2020
    • 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Pierre, SD - SDDOT Reg Lab
    • 0
    Registration is closed

    We must have a minimum of 10 registrants for this course to take place.

    ACI Strength Certification -

    Workbooks will be mailed in advance.

    Brief morning review, followed by written and performance exams.

    You MUST study prior to attending.  This is a review class only.

    For more information visit this link to ACI's website.


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