Industry News

ASCC Concrete Executive Leadership Forum Registration is Now Open

ST. LOUIS, MO – Registration for the American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC)  Concrete Executive Leadership Forum (CELF) is now open.  The 2018 CELF is July 19-22 at Montage Deer Valley, Park City, UT. “Executives from the nation’s leading concrete contracting and general contracting firms attend the Forum every year to bolster their leadership and management skills,” says Bev Garnant, executive director, ASCC.

ASCC DCC Awards 2018

ST. LOUIS, MO - The Decorative Concrete Council (DCC), a specialty council of the American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC), St. Louis, Mo., has announced the winners of its tenth annual Decorative Concrete Awards competition.  The winners were recognized at a ceremony at the World of Concrete, Las Vegas, on January 24, 2018.

ASCC Election of Officers 2018

ST. LOUIS, MO – Chris Forster, Largo Concrete, Tustin, CA, has been elected first vice president of the American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC), St. Louis, MO for 2018-2019. Bill Bramschreiber, Glendora, CA; Anthony DeCarlo, Cincinnati, OH; and Mario Garza, Southville, MI, were re-elected vice-presidents. Keith Wayne, Kannapolis, NC, was re-elected treasurer.

LA Housing Partnership Commits to Building Stronger Communities

Joins Growing Coalition of Civic Organizations Dedicated to Secure Housing

Two More New Jersey Counties Unanimously Adopt Fire Safety Resolutions in Support of Stronger Building Codes

Two More New Jersey Counties Unanimously Adopt Fire Safety Resolutions in Support of Stronger Building Codes

Silver Spring, MD – On Thursday evening, councilmembers of the Camden County and Middlesex County Boards of Freeholders voted unanimously to adopt a resolution in support of New Jersey Assembly Bill 135, statewide legislation that would amend New Jersey’s construction code for fire safety reasons, and provide an added level of protection for firefighters and residents alike.

Mack Trucks Announces World of Concrete 2018 Product Lineup

GREENSBORO, N.C. (Jan. 19, 2018) – Mack Trucks today announced the Class 8 vehicles that will be featured at World of Concrete 2018, Jan. 23-26 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The lineup includes three Mack® Granite® models featuring a recently introduced all-new interior.

Models featured in booth C-5105 will be:

Putzmeister Promotes Greg Giese to Manager – Technical Service and Warranty Administration

Putzmeister America, Inc. has promoted Greg Giese to manager – technical service and warranty administration. In his new role, Giese will be responsible for leading Putzmeister’s ongoing service excellence initiatives and driving continuous improvement.

CPE America Hires Tony Inglese as Vice President of Operations

Sebastian Falzon, president and CEO of CPE America is pleased to announce that Tony Inglese has joined the team as vice president of operations. Tony has more than 15 years of experience in the concrete pumping industry, with proven leadership in management, production and operations processes.

Prior to joining CPE America, Tony served as CEO for Concrete Pump Supply and was concrete pumping program manager for NBIS. Tony has served on the American Concrete Pumping Association board of directors for the last six years.

Conco Wins ACI Award

ACPA member The Conco Companies, Concord, California, was awarded second place in the High Rise Buildings category of ACI’s Excellence in Concrete Construction Awards at ACI’s Fall Convention held October, 2017 in Anaheim, California. This was quite an honor, as there were only 12 winners from around the world. The award-wining project was Premiere on Pine, Seattle, Washington, one of the tallest residential towers in the city. At 440 feet, this 42-story building features 386 apartments, a rooftop sky lounge, five levels of above-grade parking and five levels below.

Cemstone Companies Celebrate 90 Years of Building Communities

Cemstone Companies is celebrating nine decades of providing ready mixed concrete, block and other products for homes, public infrastructure and major regional landmarks. All employees from the fourth-generation family-owned business’s three divisions were invited to an anniversary event on October 28 at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis.