Concrete Products

MAY 2019

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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30 • May 2019 BRIEFS ACTIVITIES & APPOINTMENTS ORGANIZATIONS To recognize the recently proclaimed Con- crete Industry Day, American Concrete Pavement Association-Colorado/Wyo- ming Chapter, American Concrete Pipe Association and Colorado Ready Mixed Concrete Association members hosted leg- islators and staff late last month for a BBQ picnic lunch on the Colorado State Capitol grounds in Denver. In addition to govern- ment outreach, the associations teamed to raise awareness of the industry's key link to economic growth and sustainable develop- ment practices in the state. "Colorado recognizes the concrete industry as important to furthering devel- opment in our state and appreciates the hard work, dedication, and the efficiency of its employees," noted Governor Jared Polis in a Concrete Industry Day proclama- tion. "Concrete is a part of so many things we build," he added in a statement on the Capitol gathering. "The concrete industry is an important contributor to Colorado's infra- structure, economy, and future. We look forward to celebrating Concrete Day at the Capitol and recognizing the thousands of employees that are making a difference in our state." Scott Mueller has joined the American Concrete Pavement Association as vice president of Marketing. He arrives from Skokie, Ill.-based Jelmar LLC, where he served as chief revenue officer, responsible for sales, marketing and busi- ness development of specialty chemicals and cleaners under the "CLR" brand name. He also served as director of Marketing-Worldwide with AMCOL International Corp., a Hoffman Estates, Ill.-based holding company engaged in indus- trial/manufacturing markets (mining and construction technologies), consumer packaged goods, and healthcare. Ahead of those posi- tions, Mueller was director of Marketing for Ohio-based Dayton Superior, an ACPA member and leading provider of concrete accessories, chemicals, plus forming and paving products for nonresidential construction. The Associated General Contractors of America is the first signature sponsor of Con- struction Safety Week. The May 6-10 event will see AGC members and peers across the U.S. and Canada stage job site stand downs and related activities to promote best safety practices throughout the project delivery cycle. Safety Week is dedicated to raising the awareness of the industry's continuing commit- ment to eliminating worker injury, and clearly communicate its dedication to a shared culture of care and concern. The event is sponsored by Construction Industry Safety Initiative and Incident & Injury Free Executive Forum contractors, engineers and allied associations. — The American Concrete Institute elected its 2019-2020 officer slate during the Concrete Convention and Exposition in Quebec City: President, Randall Poston, senior principal with Austin, Texas-Pivot Engineers; Senior Vice Presi- dent, Jeffrey Coleman; and, Vice President, Cary Kopczynski, senior principal of Cary Kopczynski & Co., a structural engineer with offices in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Seattle and Chicago. Scott Mueller 215.256.1700 s S S ss Sol l icl o s c si G S c vic o o v w S l o lic o iOS. l is clo - s G S s s c o wi ov - - so i o c l- . l i ci wi s. j - l S l ss i S s l l cc l ov s o s o so io s is visi l ov s result is better visibility of the fleet, improved asset utilization, and greater profits.

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