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  • ASTM International Publishes New Product Category Rules for the Cement Industry

    ASTM International has partnered with the Slag Cement Association (SCA) to develop new Product Category Rules (PCR) for slag cement.

     
  • Parking Lot Design Assistance Program Offered

    The National Ready Mixed Concrete Association provides concrete parking lot design recommendations through its Design Assistance Program. Established to aid designers and specifiers not familiar with concrete parking lots,

     
  • Construction Employment Increases in 223 Metro Areas

    As employment grows, 25 percent of firms report labor shortages are forcing them to turn down work according to a new survey conducted by SmartBrief,

     
  • Economists Optimistic About 2014 Commercial, Industrial Growth

    Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Chief Economist Anirban Basu, American Institute of Architects (AIA) Chief Economist Kermit Baker and National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Chief Economist David Crowe provided a collaborative economic forecast today combining their expert economic...

     
  • CIM Program Names new Board

    The National Steering Committee for the Concrete Industry Management program, a business intensive program that awards students with a four-year Bachelor of Science degree in Concrete Industry Management, recently elected new officers and board members.

     
  • 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.

     
 
 
 
 

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