Sources: Office of Manhattan (N.Y.) District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr.; CP staff
The owner of American Standard Testing and Consulting (ASTC) Laboratories of Whitestone, N.Y., and five other individuals have pleaded guilty to falsifying concrete testing and inspection reports on public and private New York City projects.
Source: National Ready Mixed Concrete Association, Silver Spring, Md.
ASTM Subcommittee C09.40 on Ready Mixed Concrete has approved a revision to C94 Standard Specification for Ready Mixed permitting limited addition of water to a concrete load en route to a job site. It recognizes equipment that gauges the slump of material within a mixer drum, and adds water needed to meet a pour’s workability target.
Source: National Precast Concrete Association, Carmel, Ind.
The NPCA Safety, Health & Environmental Committee is accepting submissions through January 25 for its annual Safety Awards program—open to all Producer and Producer Branch members in good standing.