Concrete Products

AUG 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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C O N C R E T E P R O D U C T S . C O M VOL. 118 NO. 8 Contents AUGUST 2015 Concrete ® products DEPARTMENTS 4 EDITORIAL • PCA, Chamber take EPA, Corps of Engineers to court over Waters of U.S. rule • Revised EPA underground storage tank requirements • Underwriter tracks prescription drug abuse among construction, manufacturing ranks • OSHA effects interim Confined Spaces in Construction policy • Producer, contractor employees leverage ADA accommodations in EEOC actions • HeidelbergCement, Italcementi tie up will test synergies of Lehigh Hanson and Essroc Cement • Essroc triples slag cement capacity • LafargeHolcim CEO Eric Olsen presents "A new leader for a new world" • Rocla Concrete consolidates railroad products position in KSA deal with Lehigh Hanson, Koppers • Commercial property development metrics: Strong and still improving • Trades talent dearth tempers strong construction employment figures • Construction rebound bolsters St. Lawrence Seaway traffic • 2015 Concrete Decor Show • Ready Made Concrete integrates McLanahan's premier Concrete Washout System filter press in process water management plan • Matec USA, Oquamax, Phoenix Process Equipment and Water Treatment Solutions scale filter press models for range of ready mixed and precast concrete operations • Cetco formulates bentonite clay, polymer compounds equal to slurry management, water recovery • Compressed natural gas fueling equipment from Clean Energy, McNeilus, Momentum Fuel Technologies and Worthington Industries General Shale harvests good will through brick donation to community farm center project. 10 NEWS SCOPE 15 BRIEFS 53 MARKETPLACE CLASSIFIEDS August 2015 • 3 6 GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS 40 INNOVATIONS REPORTS COVER STORY, P. 32 ULTIMATE ASH BENEFICIATION, P. 36 FILTER PRESSES, P. 44 On a massive bridge site 15 miles up the Hudson River from New York City, the Tappan Zee Construc- tors design-build joint venture approached peak season deploying a third barge-based plant—an Erie Strayer, equipped with a 6-yd. BHS twin shaft mixer and Maxon 18-yd. remixer. Three foating plants are on track to supply 200,000-plus yards of concrete and grout for the $3 billion New NY Bridge through 2017. PHOTOS: Owen Blevins (cover); Ken Stadden (above) SEFA GROUP PHOTO: Concrete Products 56 FINAL FORM

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