Association News

  • NRMCA Publishes Concrete in Support of LEED v4

    The National Ready Mixed Concrete Association (NRMCA) announced at Greenbuild 2014 held this week in New Orleans that it has published a comprehensive set of industry average environmental impacts for concrete to help its members address the movement toward product transparency in LEED v4.

     
  • NRMCA Publishes Concrete in Support of LEED v4

    Concrete Group Publishes Environmental Impacts of Concrete in Support of LEED v4.

     
  • NRMCA Kids Art Contest

    NRMCA is accepting entries for its 2015 Kids Art Contest, sponsored by the Truck Mixer Manufacturers Bureau. The theme for the contest is Sustainability: The Future of Ready Mixed Concrete.

     
  • Advancements In Stronger, Greener Concrete

    New developments could lead to better concrete that has less of an impact on the environment. Here's a look at the latest findings.

     
  • Free Must-Have Concrete Publications

    Two free must-have publications on reinforced concrete design are now available from the Portland Cement Association.

     
  • PCA releases free editions of two must-have concrete publications

    Two must-have publications on reinforced concrete design are now available free-of-charge on the Portland Cement Association (PCA) website.

     
  • ASTM Publishes New Product Category Rules for Cement

    ASTM International has partnered with the Slag Cement Association to develop new Product Category Rules 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.

     
 
 
 
 

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