ACPA News

ACPA Honors Awards Recipients

On January 18, more than 150 ACPA members attending World of Concrete in Las Vegas started their day at ACPA’s Annual Meeting and Awards Presentation. Attendees enjoyed a free breakfast buffet and a moving tribute to industry members who have made outstanding contributions to concrete pumping. This year, four individuals were honored.

ACPA Announces New Board Members

The ACPA announced the election of its new executive board at the ACPA Annual Meeting and Awards Presentation on January 18, 2023, in Las Vegas, Nevada during World of Concrete 2023. Elected to serve a one-year term, the newly elected Executive Board includes...

ACPA Cocktail Party: After-Show Huddle

Now that Las Vegas has become a sports town in recent years, the ACPA invited special half-time guests to its ever-popular World of Concrete cocktail party and reception. The Las Vegas Raiderettes cheerleading squad has made the city their home since the NFL’s Raiders arrived in 2020.

ACPA Highlights at WOC

In January, the American Concrete Pumping Association traveled to Las Vegas, Nevada, to join more than 1,500 exhibitors at World of Concrete (WOC), the concrete industry’s largest annual gathering. With more than 48,000 registered attendees, WOC 2023 pushed the levels of attendance back to pre-pandemic levels.

WOC covered more than 587,000 net square footage of indoor and outdoor exhibit space at the Las Vegas Convention Center, with exhibitor booths benefitting from heavy foot traffic. The ACPA’s booth was conveniently located in the Central Hall.

ACPA Members Help Raise More Than $2 Million for CIM Program

Donations from ACPA members helped the Concrete Industry Management (CIM) program raise over $2.1 million in its annual auction, held in conjunction with World of Concrete on Wednesday, January 18, 2023.

The record-breaking proceeds go to benefit a business-intensive program that awards students with a four-year Bachelor of Science degree in concrete industry management.

New Members for January 2023

Welcome to the American Concrete Pumping Association!

Altitude Concrete Pumping
Contact: Luis Amezuca
PO Box 389
Windsor, CO 80550
970-632-2159

Apple Leasing
Contact: Brian Blanchette
12205 Hunters Chase Dr.
Austin, TX 78729
512-587-0159

AMERICAN CONCRETE PUMPING ASSOCIATION (ACPA) UNVEILS JOB SITE SAFETY CAMPAIGN AT WORLD OF CONCRETE

The American Concrete Pumping Association (ACPA) launched a major safety campaign to bring heightened awareness of ASME B30.27, the Safety Standard for Material Placement Systems. The campaign highlights the responsibilities of each trade working with or around a concrete pump under the standard. The ultimate goal of the campaign is to keep every person on a job site safe.

New Members for December 2022

Welcome to the American Concrete Pumping Association!

Pumptech Concrete Pumps
Contact: Terry Holmes
6185 Harrasin Dr. Suite 12
Las Vegas, NV 89120
801-564-1729

Valley Concrete Pumping, LLC
Contact: Earl Graber
10795 E 1400 N
Odon, IN 47562
812-698-6050

Electrocution Video Updated: The Ray Ainsworth Story

Operating a concrete pump boom requires focus and staying alert at all times — especially when working in and around high-voltage areas. Electrocution is one of OSHA’s “Fatal Four” leading causes of workplace deaths in the construction industry.

Operation of Concrete Pump Placing Booms When Power Lines Are Present

Contact with high-voltage power lines is the most common cause of fatal and serious accidents related to the operation of concrete pump placing booms. It is the position of the American Concrete Pumping Association that placing booms shall never be operated within 20 feet (50 feet when the voltage exceeds 350kv) of energized overhead power lines (the danger zone). Power line injuries can only be eliminated with the cooperation of everyone on the job site. Each party has responsibilities, as follows.

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