ORGANIZATIONS – NOVEMBER 2020

To address an industry education void attributable to the cancellation of last month’s Hardscape North America gathering, the Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute has developed a 10-hour virtual event, with 42 interactive sessions around Business, Installation and Marketing & Sales learning tracks. The January 26-27 program will expand HNA’s educational opportunities beyond traditional in-person classrooms to a much wider international online…

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MANUFACTURERS – OCTOBER 2019

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New Hampshire- basedWater Treatment Solutions, Inc.has appointed Della McDonald as director of Sales for Concrete, tasked with driving revenue in the block, precast and ready mixed segment. She will be responsible for sales, sales team development and leadership, plus product enhancements.

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Concrete densifying admixture

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ConBlock CDA contains pure silicon dioxide dispersed in a proprietary liquid that densifies and waterproofs concrete. Against reference mix designs, users can anticipate a faster set with less bleed water and earlier strength gains, owing to accelerated cement hydration, plus higher 28-day compressive strength. The reduction in surface bleeding allows for faster finishing and a more durable slab or structure. Higher early strengths allow for faster form removal, saving time in the plant and at the job site, while reduced permeability improves resistance to sulfuric acid and other harmful chemicals.

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ORGANIZATIONS – November 2016

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TheNational Precast Concrete Associationelected Greg Stratis, president of Wilmington, Mass.-basedShea Concrete Products, to a one-year term as chairman during its 51stannual convention in Austin, Texas. Joining him as 2016-17 officers are Chairman-Elect Ashley Smith ofSmith-Midland Corp. in Midland, Va., and Secretary/Treasurer Michael Hoffman ofLindsay Precastin Canal Fulton, Ohio.

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ORGANIZATIONS – OCTOBER 2015

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TheAmerican Concrete Institutehas promoted key staff with an eye to increasing alignment and flow from ACI technical documents to educational products: Michael Tholen to managing director of Engineering and Professional Development, Claire Hiltz to manager of Professional Development, and Matthew Senecal to manager, Engineering.

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