ACPA News

ACPA Honors 2018 Safe Operator of the Year

Safety is one of American Concrete Pumping Association’s (ACPA’s) highest priorities, and our goal is to foster a culture of safety at every level in the concrete pumping industry. Recognizing the finest examples of safety is one way we uphold our commitment to this mission. This year, we’re proud to name Bobby Blankenship as ACPA’s 2018 Safe Operator of the Year.

“Born to Pump” Cocktail Party

While the 1980s rock band Quiet Riot declared they were “born to rock,” we like to say our concrete pumpers are “born to pump.” Thus, “Born to Pump” was the motto for ACPA’s annual cocktail party kicking off World of Concrete. With a rollicking rock-and-roll theme, the party was held Tuesday, January 22 at the Renaissance Las Vegas Hotel.

IBC Embraces Mass Timber for Model Building Codes

In a stunning, but not too surprising, blow to those of us in the concrete industry, last December the International Code Council (ICC) approved 14 of the 17 tall mass timber code change proposals. The approvals pave the way for the mass timber code change proposals to be included in the 2021 International Building Code (IBC).

Concrete Pumping Association of Canada Holds First Meetings Following Merger

At World of Concrete 2019, the Concrete Pumping Association of Canada first announced their intentions to merge with the American Concrete Pumping Association and operate as an ACPA chapter while retaining its CPAC name. The merger will allow CPAC to benefit from ACPA’s resources developed over the past 45 years while combining its own resources into a unified organization.

The initial meeting at WOC was met with positive feedback, according to Daryl Dika, CPAC co-founder and board member and stakeholder with Reach Construction Services.

New Members for March 2019

Welcome to the American Concrete Pumping Association!

J. L. Marshall & Sons, Inc.
Contact: Scott Bulger

3 Clara Street
Seekonk, MA 02771
508-399-8910

SJM Construction, LLC
Contact: Shawn Meadows

209 Main Street
Rockfall, CT 06481
860-349-3825

New Members for February 2019

Welcome to the American Concrete Pumping Association!

A  Anthony & Son's, Inc.
Contact: John Rahner

1450 West 21st Street
Erie, PA 16502
814-454-2883

Kong-crete Construction
Contact: Claude Brunet

14 Honey Cres
Barrie, ON, Canada L4N 0V2
705-305-5464

New Members for January 2019

Welcome to the American Concrete Pumping Association!

Alpine Concrete Pumping
Contact: Harvey Jameson

777 South Deep Creek Circle
Morgan, UT 84050
801-391-0569

ACPA Announces Blow Out Caps Safety Bulletin

The American Concrete Pumping Association (ACPA) announces the Blow Out Cap Safety Bulletin. Please review and share copies of the PDF below with your pump operators and your customers immediately to avoid serious injury.

New Members for December 2018

Welcome to the American Concrete Pumping Association!

Adam King
1371 Shallow Lake Drive
Ofallon, MO 63366
636-696-5403

First Midwest Equipment Finance
Contact: Carl Aust

520 North Cass Avenue
Westmont, IL 60559
612-804-4296

What is the Value of Your Service?

Daily-operated concrete pumps are the most cost-effective way to place concrete for most applications. The time savings, labor savings, increased quality and improved safety are more valuable than the cost of a daily-operated concrete pump.

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