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John P Ries, PE, FACI

Executive Director
Expanded Shale Clay and Slate Institute

John Ries served as President of the Expanded Shale, Clay and Slate Institute (ESCSI) for twenty-seven years. He has worked in the design and construction industry for over fifty years. Ries is an active member of ACI, an honorary member of ASTM C09 Committee and involved in numerous national concrete-related organizations. He has authored and co-authored over forty publications on the uses of lightweight aggregate. Ries was recently recognized as one of the most influential individuals within the concrete industry by Concrete Producer (2017) and Concrete Construction (2018) for his work with internal curing.


Upcoming Talks

Past Talks

Utilizing Internal Curing (IC) to Greatly Reduce and Often Eliminate Shrinkage and Curling
Tilt-Up Convention and Expo 2018 - Dallas - September 21, 2018