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Martin Marietta veteran Moreau takes helm of LafargeHolcim U.S. ACM

Source: LafargeHolcim, Chicago

Jay Moreau has transitioned from Martin Marietta senior vice president of Operations Services to LafargeHolcim U.S. Aggregates and Construction Materials chief executive officer. He will oversee one of the top producers in ready mixed concrete, sand & gravel, crushed stone and asphalt—encompassing Aggregate Industries management and sister operations brought under one umbrella following Lafarge North America and Holcim (US) Inc. parent companies’ 2015 merger.

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NRMCA honors Central, Chandler, GCC, Wayne delivery professionals

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

NRMCA has named David Buoncristiani of Central Concrete Supply Co., San Jose, Calif., the 2019 Ready Mixed Concrete Delivery Professional Driver of the Year. Based at the producer’s South San Francisco plant, he is recognized for career achievements, outstanding safety record, professionalism, driving competency and customer service skills. 

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AGC: Construction headcount continues climb from lofty base

Sources: Associated General Contractors of America, Washington, D.C.; CP staff

Construction employment increased by 52,000 in January and 338,000, or 4.7 percent, over the past year, while the latest reading on project spending showed moderate increases in all major public and private categories, according to an AGC analysis of federal government data. 

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ICPI installs Hardscape Institute platform in online learning portal

Source: Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute, Chantilly, Va.

ICPI launched the new Hardscape Institute, an online learning center for contractors/installers, hardscape sales professionals, designers, government officials and building owners. It will be the gateway to all ICPI education offerings, including trainings, live courses, online courses, demonstrations, live and on-demand webinars and Lunch & Learn Presentations.

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FAA spec marks first for underground precast structures

Source: National Precast Concrete Association, Carmel, Ind.

Underground infrastructure projects at airports will be easier for precast concrete producers to bid after release of the Federal Aviation Administration’s Approved Advisory Circular Specifications for 2019. The 717-page document specifies precast concrete for all underground drainage structures for the first time, and stems from three years of FAA and National Precast Concrete Association collaboration. 

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