CIM Auction metrics confirm new NRMCA chief’s track record

Sources: CP staff; National Ready Mixed Concrete Association

The National Ready Mixed Concrete Association Board-appointed search committee viewed Michael Philipps as the clear choice to replace President Robert Garbini early next month. In addition to tours of duty with key producer and associate members, Cemex USA and (pre-GCP) W.R. Grace/Performance Chemicals Division, his stewardship of a project close to NRMCA supports the committee’s position.

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Panel finds concrete pavements equal to coming decades’ demands

Sources: American Concrete Pavement Association, Rosemont, Ill.; CP staff

The American Concrete Pavement Association’s 16-page treatise, “VISION2040: The Future of Concrete Pavement Imagined,” provides a glimpse of transportation policy, planning and project execution over the next 20 years; describes anticipated agency or project owner needs; forecasts how rigid pavements will serve various functions; explains how the association and allies will shape the future; and, indicates the great potential for infrastructure safety, performance and value if stakeholders invest and collaborate effectively along the way. 

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Bidders raise CIM Auction proceeds to new seven-figure watermark

Sources: Concrete Industry Management program patrons; CP staff

The National Steering Committee for the Concrete Industry Management program cites $1.2 million in gross revenue for its 12th annual auction, staged during World of Concrete 2019 in Las Vegas. “[It’s] our best ever … a tremendous success, both in terms of the value of donated items and number of attendees,” says CIM Auction Committee Chairman Mike Philipps (Sandler Training).

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