Sources: American Concrete Pumping Association (ACPA), Lewis Center, Ohio; CP staff
ACPA’s biannual Gaining the Edge Education Conference and the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association’s annual ConcreteWorks will run concurrently, September 18-20 at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville.
Source: National Ready Mixed Concrete Association, Silver Spring, Md.
Kicking off NRMCA’s 2016 ConcreteWorks, the National Mixer Driver Championship will take place Sunday, September 18, at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center, Nashville.
Sources: Diesel Technology Forum, Washington, D.C.
Four million of the 9.5 million medium and heavy-duty commercial trucks operating in the U.S. are equipped with newer technology engines, according to a Diesel Technology Forum (DTF) analysis of IHS Automotive vehicles in operation statistics. The analysis encompasses model year 2007–2015 Class 3-8 diesel trucks in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.
Sources: American Concrete Institute Foundation, Farmington Hills, Mich.; CP staff
ACI Foundation’s Concrete Research Council has announced Interface Shear Transfer of Lightweight Aggregate Concretes with Different Lightweight Aggregates and Evaluation of Seismic Performance Factors and Pedestal Shear Strength in Elevated Water Storage Tanks. Both are aimed at advancing the knowledge and sustainable aspects of the concrete industry in conjunction with ACI technical committee efforts.