Parking structure powerhouse Carl Walker Inc. brings Florida’s WGI to national scope

Sources: WGI, West Palm Beach, Fla.; CP staff

Design, planning, and surveying firm WGI is joining forces with consulting and structural engineer Carl Walker, Inc., whose founder built the best known brand in concrete parking structure practice through successful deployment of precast/prestressed members for long-span conditions, project economy and construction speed.

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Top ASTM Honor To NRMCA’s Lobo

ASTM International

In addition to centennial observances in Toronto, ASTM Committee C09 recognized NRMCA Senior Vice President of Engineering Colin Lobo with the Award of Merit and ASTM Fellow title. As the Society’s highest individual recognition, the award is based on nominations from peers citing candidates’ service on a range of levels. The committee underscores Lobo’s “outstanding contributions to technology transfer, specifications for concrete materials, test methods for fresh and hardened concrete, evaluation of data, and assessment of laboratories.”

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Rockway Precast, Marks Metal provide water bottle solution

When Clackamas, Ore.-based Marks Metal Technology received an inquiry about a form that would mold a giant concrete water bottle, Steve Tuttle of the company’s concrete division initially believed it was an impossible project.

When Clackamas, Ore.-based Marks Metal Technology received an inquiry about a form that would mold a giant concrete water bottle, Steve Tuttle of the company’s concrete division initially believed it was an impossible project. However, after some reflection he realized it was not only possible but would be more efficient to produce if it was created “as if it were a series of machined joint rings, stacked one on top of the other.”

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Architecture 2030 supporters eye open standard EPD template

Sources: Architecture 2030, Santa Fe, N.M.; CP staff Working with various architecture/engineering stakeholders, the Architecture 2030 organization will develop an open standard Environmental Product Declaration and companion EPD summary template that goes beyond a list of typical document requirements to the creation of a full graphic layout. Detailing a product’s environmental impacts over projected service life, the EPD has rapidly…

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Taylor Machine Works, Inc.

Taylor Machine Works, Inc.

Manufactures heavy-duty forklifts ranging from 16,000- to 125,000-lb. capacity—continuing a near 90-year history of engineering, building and servicing trucks for a variety of industrial applications. Backed by sales and service dealers located throughout the U.S. and Canada, the company provides 24/7 response through a full stock of replacement parts. 

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