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PRODUCERS - June 2014

MMC Materials, Inc. and sister company Bayou Concrete, LLC, are the latest ready mixed concrete producers to join the Preferred Producer distribution network of CeraTech USA, an Alexandria, Va., developer of a fly ash-based binder formulated to match portland cement alternatives.

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MANUFACTURERS June 2014

Jim McReynolds has joined the Commercial segment of McNeilus Cos. Inc. as vice president of Sales, Marketing and Customer Support Services, based in Dodge Center, Minn. Jim McReynolds has joined the Commercial segment of McNeilus Cos. Inc. as vice president of Sales, Marketing and Customer Support Services, based in Dodge Center, Minn. As McNeilus increases growth and penetration across all segments, he is charged with providing consistency and applying a customer-first approach to all sales, marketing and related support efforts. He will be responsible for driving customer engagement, product management, and marketing communications in the field and at centralized levels.

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CONCRETE EMPLOYEE SAFETY DVD

CONCRETE EMPLOYEE SAFETY DVD The American Society of Concrete Contractors Safety & Risk Management Council (SRMC) has released a new Employee Safety Orientation DVD for concrete contractors. Shot on active concrete construction sites, it covers alcohol and substance abuse, personal protective equipment, pre-task planning, hand and power tools, fire prevention, excavation and trenching, handling fresh concrete, forming, rebar, pumping, hazardous materials and much more. An accompanying User Guide explains how to use the DVD most effectively and contains sample test questions.

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AEM salutes safety materials promotion

Pictorial-HeadThe Association of Equipment Manufacturers has announced the winners of a promotion raising awareness for the AEM industry-consensus safety materials program, conducted as part of outreach from its ConExpo-Con/Agg and AED Summit & Condex booths. Hundreds of attendees registered to receive iPads and iTunes gift cards to download AEM safety manual eBooks. The winners are John Mason, assistant director of construction training, International Union of Operating Engineers in Washington, D.C., and Tom Viskniskki, vice president sales, Sullivan-Palatek Compressors in Michigan City, Ind.

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ICPI confers top honor on LPS Pavement chief

2012-13 ICPI Chairman Dave Carter (left) recognizes Bill Schneider during the general luncheon session.  Convening in New Orleans for its 2014 Annual Meeting and 20th Anniversary observance, Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute presented William Schneider the inaugural Lifetime Achievement Award, recognizing significant industry contributions through technical innovation and advocacy; demonstrated leadership; dedication to employee well-being; and, stressing contractor/installer education as paramount to producer success.

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