Sources: Occupational Safety and Health Administration; CP staff
The OSHA Cincinnati Area Office has cited Monroe, Ohio-based Central Ready Mix, LLC for 10 serious safety violations after an employee at the company’s Middletown, Ohio, plant died while trying to break up fly ash clumps clogging a silo.
Sources: Portland Cement Association, Skokie, Ill.; CP staff
The latest PCA forecast notes that the industry is on track to finish 2013 with cement consumption 4.5 percent ahead of 2012, and is approaching the new year with powder demand trending 86 million metric tons, 8.1 percent higher than this year’s projected 80 million metric ton total.
Sources: Angelus Block Co., Sun Valley, Calif.; CP staff
Prepared with an eye toward new green building rating system requirements, the Angelus Block Environmental Product Declaration spans a substantial set of 69 individual mix designs for products from each seven southern California concrete masonry operations, serving Central Coast to San Diego markets.
Source: Ready Mixed Concrete Association of Ontario, Mississauga
RMCAO’s Pavement Design Assistance Program (PDAP) provides public and private sector project engineers and consultants comprehensive proposals for an equivalent, comparable concrete pavement alternative for street and road or parking lot contracts carrying asphalt specifications.