Concrete Products

NOV 2018

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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18 • November 2018 NEWS SCOPE READY MIXED The Volumetric Mixer Manufacturers Bureau, a National Ready Mixed Con- crete Association affiliate, has finalized certification criteria aimed at building operator professionalism and providing proof of industry-specific knowledge. The Volumetric Mixer Operator Certification Program can be used to provide a career path while improving customer service skills, along with company and industry image. Open to candidates with at least three months' on-the-job experience, the NRMCA-administered program spans Safety, Concrete Technology, Volumetric Operation and Maintenance, and Customer and Company Relations sections. Each is covered in a VMMB workbook outlining a standard of knowledge and skills a profes- sional volumetric mixer operator should possess. Certification is attained through completion of a training program and 65-question exam. Training materials, testing protocol and additional infor- mation are posted at Questions on the certification process or program content can be directed to NRMCA Compliance and Operations Executive Vice President Gary Mullings,, 240/485-1161, or Senior Vice President Kevin Walgenbach,, 240/485-1157. Founded in 1999 as an NRMCA affili- ate, VMMB promotes concrete production and delivery using the equipment of members Bay-Lynx Manufacturing, Cemen Tech, Custom-Crete, Elkin Hi-Tech, ProAll Reimer Mixers, and Zimmerman Industries. Volumetric Mixer Bureau launches operator certification The Bureau program tests certification candi- dates' knowledge of safety protocol, concrete ma- terials, equipment operation and maintenance, plus customer relations basics. PHOTO: Concrete Products dŽůů-&ƌĞĞ;h^888-235-8235 dĞů(920) 894-1113 ŵĂŝůsales@bŅ Proven Concrete Reclaimers and Cement Slurry Solutions from BFK Automated pH Control System from ATSI AFD1 Auto Flocc Dispenser continuously feeds SlurrySep TM SNUBNOSE Concrete Reclaimer "BFK Bunker" Complete Concrete Reclamation and Cement Slurry Solutions Concrete Reclaimers Separate piles of clean reusable rock and clean reusable sand Simple! Install, operate and maintain without a factory technician SlurrySep TM Flocculant AFD Auto Flocc Dispenser minimize pond size remove colors encapsulate much of the heavy metals found in your washout water Keeps reclaimer plumbing and pump internals CLEAN pH control from ATSI Uses CO 2 to lower pH Knocks out suspended solids The "BFK Bunker" layout less solids enter your pond system SlurryDry TM Solidification Agent Absorbs loose water in the solids pile collected from the reclaimer. Mix it in, and immediately load for disposal

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