ACPA News

Certification 2020 Mandate

Changes Coming to ACPA Certification Training and Testing

Beginning January 01, 2022, the education requirement for ACPA Operator Certification will change.

 

As a prerequisite for ACPA Operator Certification, an operator must complete the 5.0.3 Operator Safety Training Presentation, which can be fulfilled in one of three ways:

New Members for November 2021

Welcome to the American Concrete Pumping Association!

Wallcon
Contact: Charles Strawn
1476 W. Harvard
Gilbert, AZ 85233
602-762-8948

New Members for October 2021

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Boyd Boyd & Giddens
Contact: Jessica Hurst
1215 Pruitt Place
Tyler, TX 75701
903-526-9000

Luke Fisher
2577 Plank Rd.
Natural Bridge, VA 24578
540-784-6061

New Members for September 2021

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Alco Concrete Pumping
Contact: Tim Allen
1564 TX-163 Loop
Blanco, TX 78606
210-900-7337

Stephens & Smith Construction Volunteers for the Next Habitat for Humanity Project in Nebraska

Partnering with the American Concrete Pumping Association (ACPA) and the Insulating Concrete Forms Manufacturing Association (ICFMA), the Build with Strength Coalition is again working on an innovative residential project for Habitat for Humanity.

ACPA Exhibits at 47th World of Concrete

With more than 650 exhibitors covering approximately 300,000 net square feet of exhibit space, World of Concrete 2021 wrapped up on June 10 as a great success.

The first large-scale event in Las Vegas and the U.S. since the COVID-19 pandemic, World of Concrete 2021 was held at the Las Vegas Convention Center and marked a significant milestone for the country’s emergence to business as usual. The American Concrete Pumping Association was proud to be part of the show, just as it has for the past 47 years.

ACPA Announces New Board Members

At the ACPA Annual Meeting, the ACPA held elections for the Executive Board. The meeting convened June 9, 2021, in conjunction with World of Concrete 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

The newly elected Executive Board will serve a one-year term.

Executive Board:

President: Gary Brown—R. L. McCoy, Inc., Indianapolis, Indiana

Vice President: Wayne Bylsma—Cherokee Pumping, Inc., Hampton, Georgia

Secretary: Eric Duiker—CanCrete Equipment, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada

ACPA Hosts First ATA Training Workshop

On June 7, the day before the opening of the World of Concrete trade show, the American Concrete Pumping Association hosted its first-ever Train the Trainer workshop. Train the Trainer workshops are part of ACPA’s improved Operator Safety Training and Certification Program, which launched in 2020. Referred to as “Certification 2020,” the program expands on its mandatory safety training requirement for certification and adds greater integrity to the certification testing process.

New Members for August 2021

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American Hunter
Contact: Jose Aguilar
813 Slaughter Rd.
Madison, AL 35758
512-876-4701

Araco Pumping, LLC
Contact: Robert Barrett
3380 Astronzon Blvd.
Colorado Springs, CO 80910
719-728-5877

New Members for July 2021

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Ankem, Inc.
Contact: Jennifer Anderson
PO Box 92426
Southlake, TX 76092
800-527-7615

CJT Concrete Pumping, LLC
Contact: Chris Towne
8304 Firetower Rd.
Pass Christian, MS 39571
985-951-0047

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