Concrete Products

MAR 2019

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www.concreteproducts.com March 2019 • 21 NEWS SCOPE ORGANIZATIONS PROMOTER OF THE YEAR–STATE AFFILIATE The Promotion Committee named Mississippi Concrete Association (MCA) Executive Director Joel Waters as State Affiliate Promoter of the Year, crediting his "tireless promotion of NRMCA's Build with Strength and Pave Ahead cam- paigns." In the former, Waters a) leveraged NRMCA Structures & Sustainability staff to host 21 lunch & learn sessions enlighten- ing architects and other targets on insulating concrete form construction and wall performance; teamed with the American Institute of Architects of Mississippi for an MCA "Day of Concrete" gathering; and, lobbied the state insurance commissioner to sponsor a bill requiring statewide adop- tion of building practice consistent with Institute for Building & Home Safety Fortified program guidelines. STATE ASSOCIATION OF THE YEAR The Connecticut Ready Mixed Concrete Association and its Concrete Promotion Council earned the NRMCA Promotion Committee's State Association of 2019 honor. Highlights and activities throughout a productive and pivotal 2018 included CRMCA and CPC's develop- ment of a complete web and social media presence, fueled by a marketing communications campaign with 10 press releases and 62 e-blast messages to architects, engineers, builders and contractors; Build with Strength awareness campaign; insu- lating concrete form promotion, anchored by 10 sessions for build- ing officials and stakeholders; and, leadership in a transportation infra- structure funding push under the "Move CT Forward" banner. Accept- ing the award was CRMCA Executive Director Dominic DiCenzo. CHAIRMAN'S AWARD 2018 NRMCA Chairman Rodney Grogan (MMC Materials) honored his imme- diate predecessor Scott Parson (CRH Americas Materials) and announced a renaming of the annual honor to the Robert Garbini Award, recognizing the longtime NRMCA staff president who retired at the close of the 2019 con - vention. The award is in appreciation for individuals' dedication to NRMCA and exceptional work for the industry. Joel Waters Dominic DiCenzo Scott Parson We get it. Find out how. flyash.com Fly ash has become a strategically important component of producing durable, sustainable concrete. We get it. You need fly ash supplies that are consistent and reliable. We get them for you. At Boral Resources, we have the resources to get fly ash where you need it, when you need it. We are the fly ash industry's pioneers. Fly Ash You need it. We get it. ™

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