Association News

  • Obit: Richard D. Gaynor

    Richard D. Gaynor, a leading figure in the ready-mixed concrete industry, died July 16 at the age of 83.

     
  • PCA Expands Codes Department; Appoints Hall Manager

    William “Jay” Hall returns to the Portland Cement Association (PCA) as manager of codes and standards.

     
  • TCA Announces Call for Entries for 2014 Safety Awards

    The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) – the global authority for the tilt-up industry – has announced the call for entries for the 2014 Alphonse Engelman Safety Awards.

     
  • ASTM Cement Committee Honors Norris With Award of Merit

    ASTM International Committee C01 on Cement has presented the Award of Merit to David Norris, assistant plant manager at Riverside Cement, Oro Grande, California.

     
  • Dr. Colin Lobo Receives ASTM International Award of Merit for Service to Concrete Committee

    Colin Lobo, Ph.D., senior vice president, engineering, at the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association (NRMCA) in Silver Spring, Maryland, has received ASTM’s highest organizational recognition for individual contributions to standards activities, the Award of Merit and accompanying title of ASTM...

     
  • Charton to Retire from Cummins

    Steve Charlton, Vice President and Chief Technical Officer - Engine Business, plans to retire from Cummins effective July 1. The company also announced that Jennifer Rumsey has been named Vice President, Engineering for the Engine Business, succeeding Steve Charlton.

     
  • Highway Materials Group Lauds Funding Plan

    The Highway Materials Group commends Sens. Chris Murphy (D-CT) and Robert Corker (R-TN) on their proposal to ensure future funding of the surface transportation system by increasing the federal motor fuels tax by 12 cents.

     
  • 2015 Concrete Sustainability Conference

    NRMCA is seeking proposals for presentations at the 2015 International Concrete Sustainability Conference. The 10th annual conference will provide learning opportunities on the latest advances, technical knowledge, continuing research, tools and solutions for sustainable concrete design...

     
  • AEM Calls on Congress to Restore Section 179 Small Business Expensing Level

    AEM has called on Congress to restore the small business expensing level, also known as Section 179 expensing, to its previous $500,000 level as well as make it permanent and indexed to inflation.

     
  • ACPA’s 40th Anniversary Celebration - Back to where it all began…

    On May 2, 2014, the ACPA traveled back to California to hold their spring board meeting and pay homage to its founding members with a 40th Anniversary Dinner Celebration held once again, aboard the famed Queen Mary.

     
  • ACI Updates Image

    ACI's new logo and tagline reflect the 110-year-old organization's continuing evolution as a global authority.

     
  • Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute accredited as National Standards Developer

    The Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute has been formally accredited as a Standards Developer by the American National Standards Institute. This makes PCI the only ANSI-accredited Standards Developer dedicated to precast concrete structures and systems.

     
  • Position Statement on Floor Flatness Tolerances

    Three additional national associations, the International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers, the Tile Contractors Association of America, and the International Masonry Institute, have endorsed a Position Statement on floor flatness tolerances written by the American Society of Concrete...

     
  • CalCIMA Earns Achievement Award

    The American Concrete Institute (ACI) has presented its Distinguished Achievement Award to the California Construction and Industrial Materials Association (CalCIMA).  The award was presented at the ACI Spring 2014 Convention in Reno, Nevada, March 23.

     
  • NRMCA Honors Leaders at Convention

    The National Ready Mixed Concrete Association presented the several awards during its annual convention held earlier this month in Las Vegas, just before the CONEXPO-CON/AGG Show.

     
  • Webinar: Fabricating, Installing a Jointed Precast Concrete Pavement Project

    The fourth installment of our five-part series on jointed precast concrete pavements, presented by The National Precast Concrete Association and the American Concrete Pavement Association, examines aspects of fabricating jointed precast concrete panels, as well as installing them for pavement...

     
  • Redi-Mix Earns 2014 Concrete Cares Award From the NRMCA

    Redi-Mix, LLC, a business unit of U.S. Concrete, Inc., has announced it was awarded the 2014 Concrete Cares Award from the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association in recognition of its longstanding commitment to giving back to its community and, specifically for this past year, for its work on...

     
  • Texas-Based NRMCA Producer Member Earns 2014 Concrete Cares Award

    The Manufacturers, Products & Services Division of the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association has awarded the 2014 Concrete Cares Award to Redi-Mix Concrete, a U.S. Concrete Company, in recognition of its longstanding commitment to giving back to its community and, specifically for this past...

     
  • Mood is Optimistic at The Precast Show 2014 in Houston

    Nearly 3,000 precast industry manufacturers and suppliers experienced a trade show floor that buzzed with optimism that the steep recession in construction was over and better times were ahead.

     
  • NPCA and PCI Form Strategic Partnership

    The National Precast Concrete Association and the Precast Prestressed Concrete Institute have initiated a strategic partnership that will reduce duplication and increase collaboration in several program areas. The initial areas of collaboration for the two organizations are plant certification and...

     
 
 
 
 

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