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
  • concrete or asphaltic concrete mix design
  • environmental assessment and audits of commercial, industrial and/or private property
  • remedial investigations
  • pavement design
  • subsurface and/or mining engineering
  • soil compaction testing (aggregate tests)
  • preparation of clean-up plans for contaminated sites
  • monitoring of remediation work
  • geotechnical engineering testing services
  • geohydrolic studies
  • Geophysics
  • slope stability analysis

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,

For more specifics on activities relating to CMET, please review the section's value proposition.


David Savage - CMEC

Rick Allen - Bowser-Morner

Douglas Leonard - ANAB
Tim Lautenbach - Materials Testing Consultants


CMET Programs

Personnel Certification Program 

CMET Publications

Template for CMET members to use in your local markets to assist in grassroots efforts to make building officials and construction associations aware of the special inspection position papers and best practices.

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

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

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