ACPA News

Now Accepting Nominations for Safe Operator of the Year

The American Concrete Pumping Association will honor one outstanding concrete pump operator for the 2018 "Safe Operator of the Year" Award at the Annual ACPA Meeting and Awards Presentation on January 23, 2019, in Las Vegas, Nevada. 

ACPA Announces HOS Exemption

The American Concrete Pumping Association (ACPA) is pleased to announce a significant victory for concrete pumpers. On Nov. 1, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), granted the ACPA’s request for an exemption for concrete pumpers from the requirement that short-haul drivers utilizing the records of duty status (RODS) exception return to their normal work-reporting location 12 hours from coming on duty.

ACPA Announces Hose Whipping Safety Bulletin

The American Concrete Pumping Association (ACPA) is pleased to announce the completion of the NEW Hose Whipping Safety Bulletin. Please review and share copies of the PDF below with your pump operators and your customers. 

New Members for October 2018

Welcome to the American Concrete Pumping Association!

Barron Pumping Services, LLC
Contact: Rosa Robles

5318 Roadrunner Avenue
Firestone, CO 80504
Telephone: 720-448-3130

Five Changes for Personal Conveyance

One of the most important issues recently being discussed in transportation circles has to do with “personal conveyance,” a term you’re likely familiar with if you operate commercial motor vehicles (CMVs). These discussions have been prompted, in part, by the fact that on May 31, 2018, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) issued new guidance regarding personal conveyance that became effective immediately.

Help Wanted

The ACPA is currently seeking qualified individuals to run for the 2019 ACPA Board of Directors election.

QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE:

New Members for September 2018

Welcome to the American Concrete Pumping Association!

Cyclone Trucking, Inc.
Contact: Luis Pedraza

810 Office Park Circle, Suite 112
Lewisville, TX 75057
Telephone: 972-212-9999

Tall Wood Opposition Call to Action

Tall Wood Opposition

 

In a few weeks, the International Council of Codes (ICC), the organization which develops model codes and standards used in the design, build and compliance of constructing safe, sustainable, affordable and resilient structures, will vote on proposed code changes which would allow wood to enter into the tall building market up to 18 stories.

New Members for August 2018

Welcome to the American Concrete Pumping Association!

Apex Concrete Pumping Systems, Inc.
Contact: David Ferraris

PO Box 269
Coopersburg, PA 18036
Telephone: 215-679-9788

Gemelli Concrete, LLC
Contact: Paul Scott

11728 29 Mile Road
Washington, MI 48094
Telephone: 586-752-7873

Dick O'Dell

John Richard “Dick” O’DellJohn Richard “Dick” O’Dell was born May 8, 1943, in Seward, Nebraska and passed away in Scottsdale, Arizona on July 18, 2018, at the age of 75 years, 2 months, 10 days.  Dick was the son of John Robert and Nellie Marie (Kilzer) O’Dell.  He was a 1961 graduate of Seward High School.  On April 5, 1964, Dick was united in marriage to Karen

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