Cemex Arizona ace takes National Mixer Driver Championship

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A delivery professional based at the Cemex plant in Marana, Ariz., Thomas Comeau won the 2018 National Mixer Truck Driver Championship, staged during the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association ConcreteWorks fall conference in National Harbor, Md. He received a $5,000 check from the Truck Mixer Manufacturers Bureau, NRMCA affiliate, after prevailing among a field of 80 peers who negotiated an eight-station driving course; six-point vehicle inspection, operating or related skills challenge; and, written exam.

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Eastern Concrete, Cemex, Maschmeyer delivery pros rise to challenge

Eastern Concrete Materials veteran Ed Rieper took the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association’s 2017 National Mixer Driver Championship, staged at the Gaylord Texan Resort in Grapevine, Texas, during the group’s ConcreteWorks Conference. The first place finish earned the Saddle Brook, N.J., driver a $2,500 check from the NRMCA Truck Mixer Manufacturers Bureau, and adds to his 2016 National Mixer Driver Championship fifth-place and 2015 NRMCA Driver of the Year honors.

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IMI, Concrete Supply, Mobley pros top National Mixer Driver Championship

Sources: National Ready Mixed Concrete Association, Silver Spring, Md.; CP staff

Joe Zygus, based at the Irving Materials Inc. plant in Lafayette, Ind., took the NRMCA 2015 National Mixer Driver Championship, staged September 20-21 alongside the ConcreteWorks Conference & Expo at the JW Marriott Hill Country Resort in San Antonio, Texas. He prevailed among a record 64-driver field on the strength of one of the top challenge course scores to date in the competition’s 10 years.

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Concrete Supply pros prevail in National Mixer Driver Championship

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Sources: CP staff; National Ready Mixed Concrete Association, Silver Spring, Md.

A 19-year veteran of Concrete Supply Co., Charlotte, N.C., Mike Valentine topped a field of 48 in the 2014 National Mixer Driver Championship, staged September 21-22 in Indianapolis as part of the NRMCA ConcreteWorks Conference & Expo. Valentine was presented a trophy and $2,500 from the NRMCA-affiliated Truck Mixer Manufacturers Bureau.

 
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