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Holcim, Cemex, NRMCA staff lead ConExpo-Con/Agg concrete education programs

Sources: Association of Equipment Manufacturers, Milwaukee; CP staff

Organizers of the ConExpo-Con/Agg 2014, March 4-8 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, cite an expanded educational offering with 120 sessions across concrete and nine other tracks.

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Catalina Pacific deploys eight plants, 200+ trucks for record 21K-yd. pour

Sources: Headwaters Inc., South Jordan, Utah; CalPortland Co., Glendora, Calif.; CP staff

Catalina Pacific Concrete delivered 2,120 loads of ready mixed over a 19-hour window, February 15-16, to the Wilshire Grand site in downtown Los Angeles. Executed without a single injury, the operation marked what project officials note is a new volume threshold, 21,200 yd., for a continuous foundation pour.

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PCI calls for Design Awards entries

Source: Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute, Chicago

PCI is accepting entries for its 2014 Design Awards competition entries through May 19. Now in its 52nd year, the awards program recognizes design excellence, innovation, and construction quality using precast concrete.

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