Construction Materials Engineering & Testing (CMET) Section
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ACIL members in its Construction Materials Engineering & Testing (CMET) include members that provide testing for the construction industry including, but not limited to: footing and drilled pier inspection, reinforcing steel sampling and testing, structural steel inspection, concrete placement inspection, soil compaction testing as well as aggregate tests and concrete or asphaltic concrete mix design; Environmental assessment and audits of commercial, industrial and/or private property, remedial investigations, preparation of clean-up plans for contaminated sites, and/or monitoring the execution of the remediation work; Testing services in the areas of geotechnical engineering, geohydrolic studies, pavement design, slope stability analysis, subsurface and/or mining engineering, and geophysics. For members only, CMET conference calls are held the second Thursday of each month at 2:00 pm ET.  Please contact Bob Uttenweiler, Section Executive Officer, if you would like to be added to the CMET distribution list, ruttenweiler@acil.org.

Mission  

To enhance the image and professional stature of firms testing in the civil engineering fields through client education and to address issues of concern to construction materials engineering and geotechnical/geoscience firms in the areas of risk management, insurance, software, contracts and training.  For more specifics on activities relating to accomplishing this mission, review the section's value proposition.

Leadership

David Savage - CMEC

Rick Allen - Bowser-Morner

CMET Programs

Personnel Certification Program 

CMET Publications

ACIL Position Paper on Procurement & Effective Practices of Inspection Agencies & Special Inspectors

Procurement and Effective Practice of Construction Materials Engineering and Testing Services(pdf)

North Carolina Building Code Council (pdf)

Civil Engineering Position Paper on Procurement and Effective Practice of CMET Services

Archive CMET Documents

CMET Minutes (Members Only)

Section Minutes

CMET 2019 P2 Presentations

AASHTO Accreditation Update - Presentation by Brian Johnson

Lessons Learned: 1 Year of ISO/IEC 17075:2017 - Presentation by Elizabeth Carbonella

CCRL Presentation 

Domestic Needs for Conformity Assessment in the United States - Presentation by NACLA

Related Links 

CMET Useful Website Links