About NCBC

The National Concrete Bridge Council is a council of allied industry organizations dedicated to:

  • Promote quality in concrete bridge construction.
  • Gather and disseminate information on design, construction, and condition of concrete bridges.
  • Establish communication with federal and state departments of transportation, city and county public works departments, and consulting engineers.
  • Provide information on behalf of the concrete industries to codes and standards groups.


American Segmental Bridge Institute

A nonprofit organization to provide a forum where owners, designers, constructors, and suppliers can meet to further refine current design, construction and construction management procedures, and evolve new techniques that will advance the quality and use of concrete segmental bridges.
Training: http://www.asbi-assoc.org/index.cfm/grouting/training


  • William Cox
  • (512) 523-8214
  • Email

Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute

CRSI is a national trade association that stands as the authoritative resource for information related to steel reinforced concrete construction. CRSI Industry members include manufacturers, fabricators, and placers of reinforcing bars and related products. Our Professional members are involved in the research, design and construction of reinforced concrete. Together, they form a complete network of industry information and support.
eLearning: http://www.rebar-u.org
Plant Certification: http://www.crsi.org/index.cfm/standards-certifications


  • Greg Halsted
  • (630) 380-5871
  • Email

Expanded Shale, Clay and Slate Institute

ESCSI is the international trade association for manufacturers of rotary kiln-produced expand­ed shale, expanded clay and expanded slate lightweight aggregate. ESCSI promotes the exten­sive use of rotary kiln-produced lightweight aggregate in the lightweight concrete masonry and structural lightweight concrete markets, as well as use in asphalt, geotechnical and other appli­cations. Based on research and development, educational material is disseminated to l phas­es of the building industry.
Training: https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=TheESCSI


  • Reid Castrodale
  • (704) 904-7999
  • Email

National Ready Mixed Concrete Association

The National Ready Mixed Concrete Association is the leading industry advocate. Our mission is to provide exceptional value for our members by responsibly representing and serving the entire ready mixed concrete industry through leadership, promotion, education and partnering to ensure ready mixed concrete is the building material of choice.
Training: http://www.nrmca.org/products/conferences.asp
Plant Certification: http://www.nrmca.org/certifications/
Personnel Certification: http://www.nrmca.org/certifications/


  • Lionel Lemay
  • (847) 918-7101
  • Email

Portland Cement Association

The Portland Cement Association (PCA) is a powerful and vocal advocate for sustainability, jobs creation, economic growth, infrastructure investment, and overall innovation and excellence in construction throughout the U.S.


  • Alpa Swinger
  • (847) 972-9110
  • Email

Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute

The Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI) is the technical institute for the precast, prestressed concrete structures industry. PCI develops, maintains, and disseminates the Body of Knowledge for designing, fabricating, and constructing precast concrete structures and systems. It is from this Body of Knowledge that buildings codes, design guides, education, and certification programs are derived.
Training: www.pci.org/schools
Plant Certification: http://www.pci.org/PCI_Certification/Plant_Certification/
Personnel Certification: http://www.pci.org/PCI_Certification/Personnel_Certification_Programs/


  • William Nickas
  • (312) 583-6776
  • Email

Post-Tensioning Institute

The Post-Tensioning Institute is recognized as the worldwide authority on post-tensioning. We are dedicated to expanding post-tensioning (PT) applications through marketing, education, research, teamwork, and code development while advancing the quality, safety, efficiency, profitability, and use of post-tensioning systems.
Training: http://www.post-tensioning.org/page/education
Plant Certification: http://www.post-tensioning.org/unbonded-tendon-plants.php
Personnel Certification: http://www.post-tensioning.org/personnel-certification.php


  • Theodore Neff
  • (248) 848-3185
  • Email

Silica Fume Association

The SFA advances the use of silica fume in the nation's concrete infrastructure and works to increase the awareness and understanding of silica-fume concrete in the private civil engineering sector; among state transportation officials; and in the academic community.


  • Tony Kojundic
  • (800) 433-0535
  • Email

Wire Reinforcement Institute

WRI Is the world's leading association of manufacturers, allied industries and professionals engaged in the production and application of structural welded wire reinforcement (WWR) and related products for concrete reinforcement. Headquartered in Hartford, Connecticut, the Wire Reinforcement Institute is the only organization devoted solely to developing, expanding and serving structural WWR market.


  • Todd Hawkinson
  • (314) 807-4386
  • Email