Concrete Products

AUG 2014

Concrete Products covers the issues that attract producers of ready mixed and manufactured concrete focusing on equipment and material technology, market development and management topics.

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14 • August 2014 www.concreteproducts.com ACI Foundation Scholarships range from $3,000 to $5,000, and are awarded to high-potential graduate and undergraduate students who are studying concrete-related subjects. Among Institute mem- bers and sponsors for whom scholarships are named: Kumar Mehta, Bertold Weinberg, Katharine and Bryant Mather, Schwing America, Stewart Watson, Richard Stehly, and Gene Corley. Applications will be accepted from anywhere in the world but the program of study must be ABET-accredited or a mutually recognized program by ABET. More information, including application requirements, instructions, tips for student applicants, and information for educators can be found at www.scholarshipcouncil.org. Separately, the ACI Foundation has announced leadership chang- es for its board, Strategic Development Council and Concrete Re- search Council. The new ACI Foundation Chair is Debrethann Orsak, FACI, vice president of Cagley & Associates, Inc. in Rockville, Md., where she is the main principal responsible for business develop- ment, while remaining active in project management. Previously, she was a feld engineer for Miller & Long Co., a major concrete contrac- tor in the Washington, D.C. area. Succeeding Michael Schneider as SDC chair is Joseph Sanders, FACI, recently retired senior vice president of Operations for Charles Pankow Builders. He currently consults for concrete and construc- tion projects, and began his construction career with Pankow as an engineer and then superintendent—often overseeing construction of key concrete buildings on the West Coast and in Hawaii. The new CRC chair is Joseph Bracci, FACI, the A.P. and Florence Wiley Profes- sor II in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University. He succeeds Joseph Sanders. The Association of Equipment Manufacturers has named Sara Truesdale Mooney ConExpo-Con/Agg show director, managing the Milwaukee group's fagship exposition. The assignment is in addition to her role as senior director, Exhibitions and Strategy, where she is also responsible for ICUEE–The Demo Expo while leading AEM Agri- culture Sector exhibitions. Mooney takes over day-to-day ConExpo-Con/Agg planning re- sponsibilities from Megan Tanel, vice president of Exhibition & Events, who will focus on expanded strategy and planning duties for the association's growing portfolio of trade shows, meetings and events. Part of the AEM senior management team, Tanel is also 2015 International Association of Exhibitions and Events chair. Melissa Magestro has assumed lead staff liaison responsibilities for AEM's international exhibitions, including ConExpo Latin Amer- ica, which launches next year in Santiago. As senior director, Exhi- bitions, she heads up AEM exhibit and sponsorship sales and serves as IFPE show director. Event Services Manager Rich Prausa continues to serve as AEM staff lead plus World of Asphalt Show & Conference and AGG1 Aggregates Academy & Expo manager. Nick Tovar has joined Associated Builders and Contractors as director of Business Development and Partnerships after nearly 10 years at Meridian One Corp., where as director of Sales he worked with associations and businesses to create, market and manage member discount programs. The American Institute of Architects elected Russell Davidson, FAIA, of KG&D Architects in Mt. Kisco, N.Y., to serve as the 2015 AIA frst vice president/president-elect and 2016 AIA president. BRIEFS ORGANIZATIONS • Concrete Batch Plants central & ready mix with industry leading technology.• Arrowhead Silos main and auxillary silos • Mixers drum tilt concrete mixers. • Parts & Accessories dust collectors, box gates, discharge heads C O N C R E T E B A T C H P L A N T S www.loadcraft.com Give us a call TODAY! (866) 817-7838 100 Ross Drive • Early, Texas • 76802 QUALITY& STABILITY ...the Concrete Choice. BHS Twin Shaft Batch Mixer/DKXS 4.5–6.0 Cubic Yard 6.0 cubic yards of compacted concrete output per batch (dry flling 9.0 cubic yard). / 218 cubic yards per hour for truck mixer discharge and 301 cubic yards per hour for open truck discharge. / (2) 100 H.P. electric motor 460 volt, 60 Hz with V-belt drive system and light weight fberglass V-belt RCC MOBILEæMIXER PULSE JET/CARTRIDGE DUST COLLECTORS DUST COLLECTORS MOBILE BATCH PLANTS DAKOTA 12æSELF-ERECTINGæMOBILEæBATCHæPLANT

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