SCHAUMBURG, IL – January 25, 2017 -- The Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute (CRSI) announces “Rebar U”, the new e-learning portal for reinforced concrete design and construction learning.
Rebar U is the home of CRSI’s growing collection of publicly available e-learning courses and webinars for continuing education and professional development.
The new website can be found at www.rebar-u.org. Interactive e-learning courses are free for both CRSI members and non-members. On-demand and live webinars are free for members and $50 for non-members. Multi-user discounts are available for the webinars by contacting CRSI at 847-517-1200.
ON-DEMAND COURSES provide students and new employees with introductions to the use of steel reinforced concrete materials, design, and construction including reinforcing steel essentials, construction economy, floor systems, resilience strategies, and more.
CONTINUING EDUCATION WEBINARS provide design professionals with valuable technical guidance on a variety of reinforced concrete related topics including timesaving design aids, high-strength rebar, pile cap design, voided flat plates, vibration, and more.
CRSI’s learning material is also available as local presentations given by CRSI Region Managers as well as online so busy professionals can access this information at their convenience. As an AIA CES Provider, our content is uniformly provided regardless of location. Please contact CRSI for additional information.
About the Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute
Founded in 1924, the Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute (CRSI) is a technical institute and Standards Developing Organization (SDO) that stands as the authoritative resource steel reinforced concrete construction. Among the Nation’s oldest trade associations, CRSI offers many industry-trusted technical publications, standards documents, design aids, reference materials and educational opportunities.
CRSI is among the Nation’s oldest trade associations whose members represent over 80% of the U.S. manufacturers, fabricators and placers of steel reinforcing bar and related products with over 600 locations in 49 states with over 15,000 employees. The CRSI membership also includes professionals across the country who are involved in the research, design, and construction of steel reinforced concrete. CRSI staff comprises a nationwide region network of industry professionals.
CRSI members produce, fabricate and install approximately 8 million ton of reinforcing steel per year using scrap steel in efficient manufacturing operations. It is estimated that the industry impacts over 75,000 people in steel transportation and placement in North America.
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