Air Force, Corps, FAA experts anchor Airfield Paving Workshop

Sources: American Concrete Pavement Association, Rosemont, Ill.; CP staff The American Concrete Pavement Association’s (ACPA) Best Practices in Airfield Paving Workshop, October 24-26 in Denver, will offer guidance for the design, construction and rehabilitation of airport runway, taxiway and apron slabs. The program will feature technical presentations by subject matter experts from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Transportation System…

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ORGANIZATIONS

The American Concrete Institute-aligned NEU: Center of Excellence for Carbon Neutral Concrete has named Dean Frank, P.E. as executive director, following prior roles as NEU director of Validation and ACI program developer. He brings extensive experience in sustainability, International Standards Organization standards, and certification development of personnel, products and concrete operations. Prior to ACI, Frank gained a comprehensive working knowledge…

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ACPA documents concrete pavement’s sustainability, resilience

Sources: American Concrete Pavement Association, Rosemont, Ill.; CP staff A new American Concrete Pavement Association white paper synthesizes research on concrete pavement’s contributions to economic, environmental, and social sustainability. With the release of “Concrete Pavement’s Role in a Sustainable, Resilient Future,” the group aims to educate decision-makers involved in the placement and rehabilitation of roadway, highway and airfield pavements, many…

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Milestone Contractors VP Friess embraces ACPA Chairman’s term

Steve Friess of Indianapolis-based Milestone Contractors, LP was elected American Concrete Pavement Association (ACPA) chairman of the board at the organization’s 59th annual meeting, held late last year in Nashville. He takes the helm at a time when the paving industry is poised for at least $350 billion over five years in highway and bridge funding as part of the…

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Organizations – October 2022

The National Ready Mixed Concrete Association is recognizing 20 producer members operating individual plants or multiple divisions or regions in the 2022 Excellence in Quality Awards program. Winners have demonstrated commitment to materials and production facilities management and related measures behind delivery of quality concrete, while maintaining a high level of customer satisfaction.  These Excellence in Quality Award recipients were…

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Florida producers elevate concrete pavement practice

Source: Florida Concrete & Products Association, Orlando The premier “Florida Rigid Pavement Streets & Local Roads Design Guide” provides Sunshine State counties and cities with in-depth instruction and best practices for the design, construction, and maintenance of concrete pavement on lower volume thoroughfares. “Concrete roads made with a suitable design and sound construction practices can lead to long-term environmental and…

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NSSGA veteran O’Neill-Kaumo named successor to ACPA chief Voigt

Laura O’Neill-Kaumo assumes the American Concrete Pavement Association president and chief executive officer posts this month, arriving from the American Council of Engineering Companies, Washington, D.C., where as chief operating officer she served engineers engaged in federal infrastructure work. Prior to ACEC, she was National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association senior vice president, charged with overseeing the government affairs agenda…

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ORGANIZATIONS – AUGUST 2019

The National Precast Concrete Association is promoting the inaugural Precast Days as an event where producer members can provide engineers, specifiers, students, professors, and the community at large with a personal, up-close look at their operations. NPCA has set up a portal, www.precast.org/precastdays, through which members can choose a plant tour date during the last two weeks of October. The NPCA Board has approved funding to provide national marketing support for the event, including an extensive campaign in business-to-business publications, along with promotion in social media channels.

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