Concrete Products

JUL 2015

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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Page 38 of 103 July 2015 • 37 out of sight of its handler, then you know you have a very strong search and rescue dog capable of working in the most diffcult of environments." Aggregate Industries built the Littleton K-9 Testing Facility in 2010, hosting a similar Mas- sachusetts Task Force 1 Urban Search and Rescue Team (MA-TF 1 US&R) event. The course in- cludes specially designed rub- ble piles to replicate situations where dogs must locate buried survivors. A realistic course like the one at Aggregate Industries' Littleton facility is crucial in preparing teams for emergencies where recovery is often a matter of life and death. The IRO is the worldwide um- brella organization for national K9 search and rescue organiza- tions working under IRO stan- dards. Currently, there are over 110 member organizations in 38 countries. BRIEFS PRODUCERS

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