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JUN 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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www.concreteproducts.com June 2018 • 29 BRIEFS ACTIVITIES & APPOINTMENTS ability to be a unique platform for growth in the concrete pumping industry," notes Peninsula Pacific Vice President Stephen Alarcon. O'Brien represents a continuation of Brundage-Bone's successful acquisition strategy for the U.S. and United Kingdom, he adds, citing five 2015 deals for pumping contractors serving Alabama, South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas, plus 2016-17 transactions netting four leading U.K. operators. With Peninsula Pacific backing, Brundage-Bone has grown to nearly 80 locations in 20 states, with combined payroll of about 750. U.K. sub- sidiaries employ approximately 275 and provide concrete pumping services in England, Scotland and Wales. ASTM International Committees on Cement (C01), Lime and Limestone (C07), Mortar and Grouts for Unit Masonry (C12), and Manufac- tured Masonry Units (C15) are cosponsoring the Workshop: Innovations in Collaborative Research, Development and Applications, June 26 at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina. It will take place in conjunction with the com- mittees' June standards development meetings. Organizers aim to gather and disseminate the latest information on all aspects of innovations in masonry materials, design, specification, construction, maintenance, and rehabilitation— especially in the framework of ASTM standards. Target workshop topics include anchors and ties; materials testing; moisture management; building codes; performance-based design and specification; failure investigation and testing; plus, seismic design and performance. Inquiries on the program can be directed to Norbert Kro- gstad, workshop chairman, nkrogstad@wje.com, or ASTM's Tessa Sulkes, 610/832-9677; sympo- sia@astm.org. The Construction Industry Round Table (CIRT), a national business trade association comprised exclusively of nearly 120 chief executives from leading design and construction companies doing business in the United States and globally, has elected Charlie Bacon, president and CEO of Limbach Holdings, Inc., as 2018 chairman, succeeding Wayne Drinkward of Hoffman Corp., Seattle. Pittsburgh-based Limbach Holdings is an integrated building systems provider, man- aging all components of mechanical, electrical, plumbing and control systems, from system design and construction through performance and maintenance. "The design and construction industry builds America and CIRT has moved the industry for- ward on so many fronts," says Bacon. "Through CIRT's education programs with world class speakers and subject matter experts to the shar- ing of best practices, senior industry executives expand their knowledge base and build lasting friendships." MANUFACTURERS HawkeyePedershaab Concrete Tech- nologies Inc. has acquired Ludington, Mich.-based CAM Sales Inc., which man- ufactures reinforcement accessories plus shear steel stirrup assemblies for con- crete pipe, box culverts and other utility structures, and is the North American representative for the Brecon/Bosch, Euro- bend and Habermann brands of precast production components. "We are pleased to partner with HawkeyePedershaab, which is committed to providing continued support to our customers and enhancing all aspects of our business," says CAM Sales President James Wright, who will continue with the business. "We are confident that our strong brand and reputation, combined with the scale of the HawkeyePedershaab platform, will allow us to further establish CAM Sales as the premier manufacturer of Call or visit the concrete mixing/blending specialists • Complete color dispersion • Complete discharge • Lowest power per amount mixed • Extreme abrasion resistance • No internal bearings/seals • 1-600 cu ft • Mix dry and/or wet materials • Minimal residual upon discharge • Greatest versatility • Shear produces smooth pastes/slurries • 1-1150 cu ft ©2018 Munson Machinery Co., Inc. MUNSON® is a registered trademark of Munson Machinery Co., Inc. ROTARY BATCH MIXER RIBBON/PADDLE/ PLOW BLENDER FF-1129

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