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World of Concrete is Around the Corner

World of Concrete is Around the Corner

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    Attendees of the Hoover Dam Bypass tour will get spectacular views of the construction site.

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    The bidding is fast and furious at the CIM Auction.

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    Ready-mix truck drivers compete for prizes in the Mack Truck Safety Competition.

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    The John Deere Load America is a great opportunity for front-end loader operators to demonstrate their skills.

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The event takes place noon-2 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 4. The cost is $105.

Topics include:

  • Trends in sustainable design focusing on carbon footprint, life cycle, and “cradle to cradle” design
  • New developments in sustainable contractor certification
  • Examples of how to market the benefits of going green
  • Contractors and architects will answer questions about the practical elements of concrete-related innovations and how they contribute to sustainable construction.
  • Speakers are Michael Lepech, assistant professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Center for Sustainable Development and Global Competitiveness, Stanford University; and Phil Williams, vice president, Technical Services and Sustainability, Webcor Builders. Panelists include Martin Bhatia, founder of OM Development; Kevin MacDonald, vice president of engineering services, Cemstone Concrete Products, and Sarah Mojzer, associate AIA and LEED AP, SM Architecture.

    World of Concrete Producer Center

    Again this year, concrete producers will have an opportunity to spend some extra time with exhibitors who are especially in touch with their needs. Be sure to visit the Producer Center in the North Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center. Exhibitors include manufacturers of mixing equipment, admixtures, production technologies, and more. Visit www.theconcreteproducer.com for a sample of products these exhibitors will have on display.