Certification Changes Continued...

The next phase of certification changes will begin June 1, 2014, with implementation of the new certification test—version 02.14—as well as an operational evaluation for first-time operators taking the certification test.

Responsibilities for All Personnel on a Concrete Pour Now Specified in ASME B30-2014

The American National Standard for material placement system safety is ASME B30.27. (Material placement systems are concrete pumps and concrete conveyors.)

ASME has released B30.27-2014. It is currently available as an electronic download, and will be available in printed form after April 11, 2014. It becomes effective one year after the publication date.


The results of the 2014 Board of Director elections were announced during the ACPA Annual Membership Meeting held in conjunction with the World of Concrete, Las Vegas, on January 22, 2014. Elected to the board include:



ACPA “All in One” Professional Power Tools: Benchmark Survey, Breakeven Calculator and Instant Assessment

We all want to build a sustainable business that provides a return for owners’ investments, but how much profit does it take for your concrete pumping business to produce the real returns you not only desire, but require? What’s your strategy for balancing price, volume and costs?

Train Your Inexperienced Concrete Pump Operators!

Developed by professional industry experts, the ACPA Operator Training Program is a 23-day program, which will guide you as you effectively train your new operators in the operation of concrete pumping. Your trainee will learn safe concrete pumping skills and practices whereupon after a successful completion of the program, your trainee will be designated a TRAINED PROFESSIONAL in the field of concrete pumping.

New Members for March 2014

Welcome to the American Concrete Pumping Association!

Bulls Eye Material Placement
Contact: Tracie Graham

2365 North 120th Avenue
Camp Point, IL 62320

Irish Creek Concrete, Ltd
Contact: Nolan Unruh

PO Box 192
Dewberry, AB, Canada T0B 1G0

New Members for February 2014

Welcome to the American Concrete Pumping Association!

Contact: Rene Vences

628 Pumpkin Center Road
Marshall, TX 75672

Elsea Construction Services, LLC
Contact: Ellen Smith

3333 Baltimore Pike
Hanover, PA 17331

Titan Concrete Pumping, LLC
Contact: Brian Smith

926 Gabriel Road
Caycee, SC 29033

New Members for January 2014

Welcome to the American Concrete Pumping Association!

Agassiz Pumping, Inc.
Contact: Curt Reimer

3 Crocus Bay
Steinbach, Manitoba, Canada R5G 2C7

CFS Forming Structures Co., Inc.
Contact: Paolo Salvatore

21120 Milsa Drive
San Antonio, TX 78256

BIG Changes Coming to ACPA Operator Certification Program

  • Certification tests must be pre-paid

Certification tests will be pre-numbered and must be paid at the time of ordering. Certain exceptions may apply when attending an ACPA operator safety seminar; however no test will be processed without payment prior to testing.  The cost for all certification processing will be $60/member and $225/non-member.


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Alliance Concrete Pumps, Inc.
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Concrete Pump Supply Member Link
CPE America
DY Concrete Pumps
Hyundai Everdigm Concrete Pump
NBIS Risk Management and Insurance
Pipe Technology, a Westflex, Inc. Company
Schwing America, Inc.

ASME B30.27 Safety Standards -

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