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NRMCA chairman, committees honor annual award recipients

National Ready Mixed Concrete Association committees and divisions convening last month in Houston recognized individuals and groups for association and industry contributions. Concrete Products joins NRMCA in saluting those honored at the 2018 convention, by AWARD:

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Pennstress helps DOT take six-bridge schedule from months to weeks

Capturing the essence of the Federal Highway Administration’s Every Day Counts initiative, Pennsylvania Department of Transportation District 5-0 hit a grand slam by initiating, awarding and successfully completing a milestone, multiple-bridge contract designed and constructed with precast concrete components. The 2017-18 project took place along Interstate 78 in Berks County; innovative construction practices, coupled with precast girders and abutment elements, reduced the schedule for each structure from several months to several weeks.

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Jensen Precast marks 50 years in operation

One of the largest family owned operators in underground products for commercial building and local, state or federal agency infrastructure celebrated five decades in business earlier this year.

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Clark Pacific programs a robust design tool for a hot market

Precast/prestressed producer and design/build specialist Clark Pacific, West Sacramento, Calif., has launched CP Campus Housing, a set of integrated structural and façade components that maximize flexibility for Type I dormitory or apartment projects, and enable more owners and designers to leverage off-site construction for cost and schedule savings plus reduced campus disruption.

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Superior Walls licensee raises foundation-grade panels 15 stories

Great Lakes Superior Walls has delivered 1,600-plus precast concrete panels to enclose the 522-unit Grand Castle, a Grandville, Mich., apartment complex patterned after the architecture of a 19th-century palace in southern Germany.

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