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Yale-, AECOM-trained architect takes NRMCA Building Innovations post

Sources: National Ready Mixed Concrete Association, Silver Spring, Md.; CP staff

Gregg Lewis, AIA, has joined NRMCA as senior director, Building Innovations, responsible for providing developers and design professionals technical expertise on advanced, cast-in-place concrete methods. Additionally, he will integrate architect, engineer and contractor teams to offer durable, energy efficient and economical concrete solutions meeting building developer and tenant needs.

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Buying mood, optimism mark The Precast Show 2015

Source: National Precast Concrete Association, Carmel, Ind.

If trade show floor activity is any indication, the North American precast concrete industry continues to grow and diversify. Staged at the Orange County Convention Center earlier this month in Orlando, The Precast Show 2015 attracted serious buyers who were looking to purchase equipment to meet growing product demand.

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Florida block makers open their wallets for voluntary, check-off-modeled fund

Sources: Florida Concrete Masonry Education Council Inc., Orlando; CP staff

Independent and major operators representing 60–70 percent of the Sunshine State’s concrete masonry production capacity assembled earlier this month to sign a commitment, effective April 1, to contribute 1 cent per concrete block sold to support the Florida Concrete Masonry Education Council (FCMEC).

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