ACPA Hosts First-Ever OSM Conference

The beautiful hill country of Texas set the stage the weekend of October 16 and 17 for the American Concrete Pumping Association’s first-ever Operations, Safety and Maintenance (OSM) conference. As part of the ACPA’s mission to promote safe, effective concrete pumping, the OSM conference is the industry’s only event dedicated to concrete pumping professionals who want to...

CIM Announces Donations for Annual Auction at World of Concrete

The Concrete Industry Management (CIM) program — a business-intensive program that awards students with a four-year Bachelor of Science degree in concrete industry management — is pleased to announce that the signature item for its annual auction at World of Concrete is a truck-mounted 38M concrete pump donated by Alliance Concrete Pumps, NORCAL Kenworth and Kenworth Truck Company.

Certification 2020 Mandate

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

New Members for November 2021

Welcome to the American Concrete Pumping Association!

Contact: Charles Strawn
1476 W. Harvard
Gilbert, AZ 85233

New Members for October 2021

Welcome to the American Concrete Pumping Association!

Boyd Boyd & Giddens
Contact: Jessica Hurst
1215 Pruitt Place
Tyler, TX 75701

Luke Fisher
2577 Plank Rd.
Natural Bridge, VA 24578

New Members for September 2021

Welcome to the American Concrete Pumping Association!

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

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.