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ASTM Standards address ready-mixed concrete.

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September 28, 2010 - ASTM Standards for Ready-Mixed Concrete: 4th Edition includes 38 ASTM standards, Metric Practice Guide of Concrete and Concrete Aggregates, and Manual of Aggregate and Concrete Testing. Heavily revised new edition features principal specifications and test methods that are referenced as part of two ASTM standard specifications for ready-mixed concrete: ASTM C94, Specification for Ready-Mixed Concrete, and ASTM C685, Specification for Concrete Made by Volumetric Batching and Continuous Mixing.

ASTM International - West Conshohocken, PA

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New Revised Edition of ASTM Standards for Ready-Mixed Concrete Now Available

Press release date: September 24, 2010

W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., - A new and revised edition of ASTM Standards for Ready-Mixed Concrete is now available from ASTM International. ASTM Standards for Ready-Mixed Concrete: 4th Edition, includes 38 ASTM standards, the Metric Practice Guide of Concrete and Concrete Aggregates, and the Manual of Aggregate and Concrete Testing. It represents the latest information in the industry and is a valuable resource for specifiers, engineers, architects, contractors, builders, testing laboratories, concrete producers and students. This heavily revised new edition features the principal specifications and test methods that are referenced as part of the two ASTM standard specifications for ready-mixed concrete, ASTM C94, Specification for Ready-Mixed Concrete, and ASTM C685, Specification for Concrete Made by Volumetric Batching and Continuous Mixing. ASTM Standards for Ready-Mixed Concrete: 4th Edition is available in both print (275 pages; soft cover 8.5 x 11"; stock #: CONCRETE10; ISBN: 978-0-8031-8626-2) and as an E-book (stock # CONCRETECD10; ISBN: 978-0-8031-8625-5) for $160. To purchase ASTM publications, search by stock number on the ASTM Web site (www.astm.org), or contact ASTM Customer Relations (phone: 610-832-9585; service@astm.org). ASTM International is one of the largest international standards development and delivery systems in the world. ASTM International meets the World Trade Organization (WTO) principles for the development of international standards: coherence, consensus, development dimension, effectiveness, impartiality, openness, relevance and transparency. ASTM standards are accepted and used in research and development, product testing, quality systems and commercial transactions. ASTM Staff Contact: Marsha Firman, Phone: 610-832-9612; mfirman@astm.org www.astm.org

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