Our Projects

The Vision of the RMC Research & Education Foundation is to be a Lasting Resource for Increasing Quality, Professionalism and Sustainability in the Ready Mixed Concrete Industry by Funding High Quality, High Value, Non-Proprietary Research and Education Programs.

Our projects cover a wide variety of topics to advance and improve the industry, including: Sustainability; Health & Safety; Concrete Applications; and Recruitment, Education & Training.  Information about deliverables within each of these tracks may be found through the links on the right. A summary of the Foundation's projects are included in our Project Funding Summary Booklet. Be sure to also check out our YouTube Resources page.

Detailed information about both completed projects and those currently underway, may also be found by viewing our comprehensive Project Funding Summary Booklet.

Project Approval Process

If you have an idea for a project, please visit our Submit a Proposal page where you may review our Grant Guidelines which includes all of the information on the details of the project that should be included in your proposal.

Requests for Proposals

No specific proposals are requested at this time. However, we welcome unsolicited project proposals for consideration at all times and the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association's Research, Engineering and Standards Committee has developed a list of research needs. The research needs document is meant to serve as a guide to researchers wishing to perform research on concrete materials topics of interest to the ready mixed concrete industry. It does not reflect a guarantee that a partuclar topic will be funded. Please see our Submit a Proposal page for more information, including information on our approval process.