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Top appellate court to hear consolidated petitions for review of OSHA silica rule

Sources: Portland Cement Association, Skokie, Ill.; CP staff

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit will hear all challenges to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s tightening of the permissible exposure limit (PEL) for respirable crystalline silica. Among them are petitions for review construction and allied materials interests filed in U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth and 11th Circuits. A deadline for such petitions is May 24.

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Digital fabrication, nanotech, resilience, rheology presentations power SCC, Sustainability Conferences

Sources: National Ready Mixed Concrete Association, Silver Spring, Md.; Missouri University of Science & Technology, Rolla; CP staff

Organizers of the co-located 6th North American Conference on Self-Consolidating Concrete (SCC2016) and 11th International Concrete Sustainability Conference, May 15-18 in Arlington, Va., have scheduled nine keynote presentations across three plenary sessions. Headlining the program with keynote themes covering cutting edge technologies and concrete industry advances in sustainable production methods and practice are:

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Baker Concrete veteran, CIM committee chair Schneider named ACI president

Source: American Concrete Institute, Farmington Hills, Mich.

ACI members, convening in Milwaukee for their spring Concrete Convention and Exposition, elected Michael Schneider, FACI, president, and David Lange, FACI, vice president for the 2016-2017 term, along with four board members to three-year terms.

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