Source: McGraw Hill Construction, New York
The annual Outlook Executive Conference, October 25 at the Ritz-Carlton in Washington, D.C., features the release of 2014’s Dodge Outlook Report—a mainstay in construction industry forecasting and business planning.
Source: National Ready Mixed Concrete Association, Silver Spring, Md.
NRMCA named 26 member plants or regional businesses in this year’s Excellence in Quality Awards, the winners recognized during the ConcreteWorks Conference and Expo, September 21-24 in Las Vegas.
Sources: Washington State Department of Transportation; CP staff
Accelerated delivery of North Carolina-processed expanded slate aggregate enabled Tacoma, Wash.-based Concrete Technology Corp. to fabricate precast/prestressed girders meeting Washington State Department of Transportation specifications for this year’s highest profile Interstate Highway System bridge repair.
Sources: Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute, Chicago; CP staff
A November 5-8 bus tour the PCI Productivity Committee has themed “Productivity Improvement in Lean Times for Precast and Prestressed Producers” will spotlight six Colorado plants representing a broad architectural, structural and specialty product cross section.
Source: Meadow Burke, Tampa, Fla.
Building on Rapid Lift, a precast/prestressed hardware standard for the past three decades, Meadow Burke has unveiled the Burke Lift system, citing its potential for changing face and edge lifting practice in architectural and structural products.