Campaign clarifies safety responsibilities in concrete pumping operations

Sources: American Concrete Pumping Association, Lewis Center, Ohio; CP staff The American Concrete Pumping Association launched a major campaign at World of Concrete 2023, Las Vegas, to heighten awareness of ASME B30.27, Safety Standard for Material Placement Systems. With the ultimate goal of keeping every person on a job site safe, the campaign highlights accident and injury prevention measures for…

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Organizations – December 2022

Joel Sheets, vice president of Operations for Spartanburg, S.C.-based Tindall Infrastructure, was elected 2022-23 National Precast Concrete Association chair during the group’s 57th annual convention, staged last month in Amelia Island, Fla.  “I will work with the Board to increase the visibility and significance of precast concrete products through every channel,” he said. “I look forward to helping this association…

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ORGANIZATIONS – MAY 2022

During last month’s Annual Membership Meeting, the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association elected inaugural Chairwoman Karen Hubacz, chief executive officer of Bond Construction Corp., Spencer, Mass. aggregate and asphalt supplier. She succeeds Darin Matson of Nashville-based Rogers Group, under whose leadership, noted NSSGA CEO Michael Johnson, “Our industry has adapted to succeed during the Covid-19 pandemic. I know that…

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ORGANIZATIONS – OCT 2021

The RMC Research & Education Foundation is collaborating with the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association and its Research, Engineering & Standards Committee (RES) on identification of industry research needs and referral of proposals for potential funding. Members of an RES task group, chaired by Bruce Blair, president of Consumers Concrete in Kalamazoo, Mich., have developed a list of concrete materials…

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NRMCA, Pumping group continue ConcreteWorks, Education Conference plan

Sources: American Concrete Pumping Association, Lewis Center, Ohio; CP staff

The American Concrete Pumping Association and National Ready Mixed Concrete Association will once again co-locate their fall gatherings, ACPA Building the Momentum Education Conference and ConcreteWorks. Following the record attendance and momentum from the first such joint effort—September 2016 at the Gaylord Opryland Resort, Nashville—they will convene October 2-3 at the Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center in Grapevine, Texas.

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World of Concrete marks milestone in 2014

World of Concrete debuted February 1975 with sponsors American Society for Concrete Contractors, American Concrete Pumping Association and Concrete Construction Publications, plus participating organizations, American Concrete Institute and Portland Cement Association. From that modest start would emerge the largest, annual international trade geared to commercial concrete construction.

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