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American Concrete Institute Releases 2009 Edition of Manual of Concrete Practice

Farmington Hills, Michigan (March 9, 2009) -- The American Concrete Institute (ACI) is pleased to announce the release of the 2009 edition of one of its best-selling publications, the Manual of Concrete Practice (MCP).

Containing more than 190 documents, the MCP is the most comprehensive and largest single source of concrete practice information available in one set of books. The MCP is a must-have for concrete professionals in any facet of the industry and contains all of the ACI documents needed to answer any questions about code requirements, specifications, tolerances, concrete proportions, construction methods, evaluation of test results, and many more topics. The MCP also includes the 2008 version of ACI 318-08, Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete and Commentary.

The MCP is available in a traditional hard copy version, which contains a set of six books and a separate index, an easy-to-use CD-ROM version, or an online version.

To order, please call 248-848-3800 or visit

Publisher: American Concrete Institute
Publishing date: March 2009
Hard copy: Order code: MCP09PACK.PR
$799.50 (ACI members $499.00)
CD-ROM: Order code: MCPCD09.PR
$681.50 (ACI members $409.00)
Hard copy plus CD-ROM: Order code: MCPCD09PACK.PR
$1185.50 (ACI members $711.00)


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Sara Steptoe
Marketing Communications Specialist

Advancing concrete knowledge – Founded in 1904 and headquartered in Farmington Hills, Mich., USA, members of the American Concrete Institute advance concrete knowledge by producing consensus, concrete-related codes, specifications, guides, and reports; creating and administering certification programs that support individuals in the concrete industry; delivering seminars and distance learning opportunities; publishing Concrete International magazine; and producing two peer-reviewed technical journals. For additional information, visit

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