Concrete Products

AUG 2018

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26 • August 2018 www.concreteproducts.com NEWS SCOPE PRACTICE The newest American Concrete Institute certification program offerings are Decorative Concrete Flatwork Finisher and Deco- rative Concrete Flatwork Associate. Each requires candidates to complete a written exam and maintain appropriate ACI Concrete Flatwork Finisher or Technician certification. Finisher candi- dates also need 1,500 hours of work experience. The exam covers basic knowledge of proper decorative flatwork installa- tion and finishing procedures, addressing such topics as: • Coloring. Applying and finishing dry-shake hardeners, finishing integral color; • Stamping. Form layout, squaring formwork, pattern layout, release agents, texturing tool, finishing for texture application; • Exposed finishes. Seeding aggregate, finishing for top surface retarder application, applying top surface retarders, washing the surface; • Stairs. Forming and stamped, exposed or colored finishes; and, • Cleaning/sealing. Applying curing compounds and sealers, sur- face preparation for sealers. A Decorative Concrete Flatwork Associate can upgrade to Finisher at any time during the five-year certification period by fulfilling the work experience requirements. Certification is offered through ACI's global network of 120-plus sponsoring groups in local concrete communities. It will also be available at the American Society of Concrete Contractors annual con- ference, September 20-23, 2018, in Charlotte, N.C. — www. whyACIcertification.org ACI launches twin Decorative Flatwork certifications Built by Toronto-based Patterned Concrete Ontario, the Lock 8 Skate and BMX Park in Port Colborne was named in 2017 ACI Excellence and 2018 ASCC Decorative Concrete Council Awards programs. FULLY AUTOMATED & CAPABLE OF 24/7 OPERATION CALL FOR YOUR QUOTE TODAY 866 958 7267 www.fortransinc.com PATENTED DIF-JET ™ AERATORS PATENTED SAFER & CHEAPER THAN ACID ONLY $6.00 OF CO2 PER 10,000 GALLONS TREATED ONLY $6.00 OF ONLY $6.00 OF ONLY $6.00 OF ONLY $6.00 OF

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