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OSHA proposes fines for Hawaiian block producer

Following a spring inspection conducted under the National Emphasis Program for amputations, Occupational Safety and Health Administration Honolulu Area Office has cited building and hardscape concrete masonry producer Tileco Inc. for 22 serious violations at its Kalpolei plant.

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ACI Fall Convention: Innovation in Conservation

In line with its theme, “Innovation in Conservation: The Rise of Phoenix,” the American Concrete Institute Fall 2013 Convention, October 20-24 at the Hyatt Regency & Phoenix Convention Center, will feature over 50 technical sessions and numerous committee meetings giving attendees the opportunity to earn Professional Development Hours. Topics will include Emerging Technologies and What’s New in Curing Concrete; discussions on Innovation in Cooling Mass Concrete; and, an introduction of new trends in Design and Construction.

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Briefs August 2013

PRODUCERS
Lafarge North America has closed on a deal with St. Louis-based Metro Materials Inc., adding two ready mixed plants and associated equipment assets in New Orleans, one of the handful of markets where it maintains integrated cement and concrete operations.

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