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CSU Student Receives Award for Outstanding Achievement

CIM Junior, Claudia Martinez, was awarded the CSU Trustees’ Award for Outstanding Achievement. She was the only Chico State student and one of 23 CSU system students to receive this award. Claudia also received the Dean’s Excellence Scholarship from the College of Engineering, Computer Science, and Construction Management. In addition to this, she was also

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MTSU concrete students speed-network their way to internships

To get a jump-start for summer employment, 25 MTSU Concrete Industry Management students utilized a speed-networking environment to catch recruiters’ attention. On Feb. 25, Nicole Green, the department’s marketing and recruiting coordinator, brought in 18 companies from the industry for the speed-networking event. Speed-networking and similar events help students meet face-to-face with potential full-time employers.

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CIM Students spend Spring Break at Constructionarium

The CIM four program universities were fortunate to be able to put theory into practice on a project in England recently. Students traveled to London and then on to the National Construction College in Bircham Newton, England in mid-March to participate in Constructionarium. During their week, two students from California State, Chico, two students from NJIT,

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CIM Announces Donation By Mack and McNeilus for 11th Annual Auction At World of Concrete

The Concrete Industry Management (CIM) program is pleased to announce that the signature item for their 11th annual auction at World of Concrete is a Mack Granite® Axle Forward model mounted with a McNeilus 11-cubic-yard Bridgemaster® concrete transit mixer, donated by Mack Trucks, Inc. and McNeilus Co., a Division of Oshkosh Truck. “Once again, Mack

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A Perfect Mix: Unprecedented industry support equals 100% job placement for concrete industry grads

Recent alumna Jaymi Hills (’15), center, who works as a sales representative for BASF Corporation, advises current students at the Concrete Industry Management (CIM) annual networking event Sept. 24. Through even the toughest economic times, Chico State’s Concrete Industry Management (CIM) program has maintained a 100 percent job-placement rate for its graduates since it was

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NJIT CIM Student Receives 2015 NPCAF Scholarship

Each year, the NPCA Foundation awards scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in civil engineering, architectural and construction-related curricula. NJIT Concrete Industry Management student, Erica Johnson, was awarded one of the 2015 NPCAF Scholarships. In addition, another awardee was Alex Burkhart, student at CIM Texas State University. To read more, visit NJIT’s Facebook page

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NJIT Receives $20,000 grant for Ready Mix 90-Minute Rule Research

The NJ ACI-Student Chapter is proud to announce NJIT’s research proposal “Evaluation Of The 90-Minute Rule as an Acceptance Criteria Considering Current Concrete Mix Design Technology and Mix Constituents” was accepted by the New Jersey Chapter of the American Concrete Institute. The proposed research aims to gain a better understanding of how elapsed time affects

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NJIT ACI Student Chapter Won 1st place at 2015 EPDACI Competition

On Saturday, April 11th 2015, six members of the NJIT ACI Student Chapter competed in the 30th annual student beam competition organized by the Eastern Pennsylvania and Delaware chapter of the American Concrete Institute (EPDACI) at Widener University in Chester, Pennsylvania. The challenge of the competition was to design and construct a 5 ½” x 2

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