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  • Shepherd of Concrete Sustainablity

    Long before it became fashionable to be green, J.C. Roumain was urging our industry to accept its responsibility regarding environmental stewardship.

  • Gaining Acceptance

    Dr. Kamal Khayat leads the way in research that is making SCC mainstream.

  • Influencers

    TCP recognizes three men who have helped the concrete industry make important strides in education, sustainability, and research. Bruce Ingram helped launch the CIM program in the South. We also honor Kamal Khayat and J.C. Roumain.

  • 5 Re-Former Promotes Sustainable ICFS

    During Patrick Murphy's eight years as president of American PolySteel, he led the Insulating Concrete Form (ICF) manufacturer and the industry, into a new era of green building.

  • 4 Enterprising Engineering

    In an industry where concrete innovation has been weighted down by steel and implementation measured by decades, it's refreshing to discover that enterprising leadership still has a chance to succeed.

  • 3 Delivering Coastal Change

    There's a bond that's stronger than mortar linking block producers to the design community. This bond of confidence is an important link needed to develop and expand the concrete block market.

  • 2 Pouring Forth Quality

    It didn't seem a big thing at the time to Steve Parker. So in 1998, when Doug Deno, the retiring chairman of ASTM C09.40, asked Parker if he would be interested in becoming chairman of the subcommittee, Parker said, yes.

  • People Who Matter

    Sometimes you hit on something and you just don't know how big it is or how big it's going to get. Just look at Frank Kozeliski's fateful experiment. The former owner and president of Gallup Sand & Gravel in Gallup, N.M., concocted a simple, rudimentary concrete mix that didn't even require an...

  • THE CONCRETE PRODUCER'S Top Influencers for 2008

  • Casting Characters

    This year Top Influencers will receive unique awards symbolizing the industry they so effectively promote.