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Message from the Editor-in-Chief

Dear Colleagues,

Thank you for supporting ACT for a long time. We are pleased to inform you a quantum leap of ACT in 2012.

ACT became an electronic-only, open-access journal eliminating both paper based publication and subscription fee, and freely downloadable for the concrete community.
A faster publishing, easier availability and lesser budget are beneficial to the concrete community while the ACT editorial committee maintaisn the established quality level through the rigid review procedure.

The notice of a new publication was currently coincide with a delivered printed issue while an accepted paper is being electronically published independently and notified to the readers by e-mail immediately after publication. Subscription to the free ACT contents alert service enables you in touch with the newly available ACT papers. Please login as an author or a reviewer at
and register your name and e-mail address.

ACT will continue to exert effort in delivering the high quality information on the concrete technology and be happy if winning your kind understanding for this changes.



Ippei Maruyama, Editor-in-chief of ACT

Japan Concrete Institute Sogo Hanzomon Bldg. 12F, No.7, Kojimachi 1-Chome, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-0083, Japan.