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Concrete Industry Management committee seeks World of Concrete auction donations

Sources: Concrete Industry Management (CIM) Program National Steering Committee; CP staff

The CIM National Steering Committee is accepting concrete material, equipment and service donations for its annual auction, staged on day three of World of Concrete in Las Vegas.

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ACI, PCA map 318-11 seminar schedule

Source: American Concrete Institute, Farmington Hills, Mich.

ACI and Portland Cement Association will offer a seminar this fall covering changes in the newly released ACI 318-11, Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete and Commentary.

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Employers face November deadline to display union organizing rights poster

Source: National Labor Relations Board

Private-sector employers must notify employees of their rights under the National Labor Relations Act by November 14, a deadline marking 75 days after the NLRB published a related rule in the Federal Register.

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CSA, codes enable Lafarge Canada to up limestone content in cement

Sources: Lafarge North America, Reston, Va.; CP staff

In response to ever-increasing market demand for sustainable building solutions, Lafarge has recently introduced a new portland-limestone cement (PLC) commercial offering in Canada. Widely used in Europe for over 25 years, PLC is a new category of cement that provides performance similar to conventional portland cement with up to 10 percent less CO2 emissions.

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Contech gains major territory for precast StormTrap distribution

Source: Contech Construction Products, West Chester, Ohio; CP staff

A strategic agreement grants Contech exclusive rights to sell the concrete modular stormwater management systems of StormTrap LLC, Morris, Ill., in Louisiana and all states west of the Mississippi, excluding Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri and Alaska. The agreement also provides Contech access to StormTrap water quality products.

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