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ASTM and AASHTO dedicate Cement & Concrete and Materials Reference labs

A 34,000-sq.-ft. warehouse in Frederick, Md., has been converted to a shared ASTM International Cement and Concrete Reference Laboratory (CCRL) and American Association of State Highway and Transportation Official Materials Reference Laboratory (AMRL), bringing under one roof the operations of six buildings.

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Chryso’s Parker chairs ASTM Committee C09

ASTM International Committee C09 on Concrete and Concrete Aggregates has named a new chairman: Steven Parker, North American sales and marketing manager for Chryso Inc., Rockwall, Texas. The 1,400-member committee oversees 170-plus international concrete standards essential to building and infrastructure engineering and construction.

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CIM auction proceeds eclipse prior record by $50K

Staged at the Las Vegas Convention Center on World of Concrete 2012 day two, the seventh annual auction benefitting Concrete Industry Management programs at five universities grossed $617,750.

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