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Surface Texture Standards An Industry First

In response to requests by architects and engineers to resolve consistency issues associated with quality levels achieved by polished concrete surfaces, the Concrete Sawing and Drilling Association has released two technical documents—an industry Standard and a Best Practice.

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January 2014 Briefs

PRODUCERS

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Per Faivre, Director of Construction Services.

Waukesha, Wis.-based Spancrete has named Per Faivre director of Construction Services, where he will focus on implementing the producer’s commitment to increasing value for customers and maximizing efficiency through all phases of the precast project. Faivre will oversee and direct project managers, superintendents, erection crews, subcontractors and related services. A civil engineer with a degree from the University of Illinois, Faivre previously worked as the precast division leader at Area Erectors, Inc., based in Rockford, Ill.

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November 2013

PRODUCERS
Concord, Ont.-based Armtec Infrastructure Inc., has named Jason Redman president of Drainage Solutions, a companion to the company’s Precast Concrete Solutions business. His previous experience includes chief financial officer roles for Dealfind.com/Teambuy.ca in the greater Toronto area, with direct responsibility for operations and financial reporting; SiriusXM Canada, the country’s leading audio entertainment company; and, Look Communications Inc., now ONEnergy Inc. Redman is a Canadian Chartered Professional Accountant, Chartered Accountant and U.S. Certified Public Accountant, and holds a Master of Accounting degree from the University of Waterloo and a Master of Business Administration degree from Northwestern University.

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December 2013 Briefs

ORGANIZATIONS
CTLGroup Senior Petrographer Jean Randolph has been promoted to the Petrography Laboratory manager. An expert concrete petrographer with an accomplished consulting background in field and laboratory testing interpretation, she will oversee day-to-day operations and marketing of the lab as well as work in close collaboration with the firm’s Materials Consulting Practice and Laboratory.

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October 2013

PRODUCERS
Hanson Building Products has enlisted Ken Primavera, PE, a 17-year veteran of the water transmission industry, to lead its Hanson Pressure Pipe division as vice president of sales and engineering. He brings more than 40 years’ experience in engineering, sales, and project management, joining Hanson from Ameron International Corp., where he served most recently as Wind Towers Division president and Water Transmission Group vice president of Engineering, Marketing, and Sales. Prior to Ameron, Primavera worked in a variety of engineering and sales roles at Chicago Bridge & Iron Co.

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