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Manufacturers - May 2015

Kyle Wundt has joined Rober Ober & Associates LLC as engineer, based in the San Antonio design center headquarters. He has 15-plus years of engineering experience, and will be responsible for the design and specification of bulk material handling systems on local, regional and global projects.

 

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NRMCA chairman, committees honor annual award recipients

National Ready Mixed Concrete Association committees and divisions recognized individuals and groups for association and industry contributions. Following Drivers of the Year Edward Rieper (Eastern Concrete Materials) and Pete Scarborough (Concrete Supply Co.), who were featured in March (“Front Line Excellence,” pages 32-33), Concrete Products joins NRMCA here in saluting others honored during the 2015 convention, by AWARD:

 

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Organizations - May 2015

Gregg Lewis, AIA, has joined National Ready Mixed Concrete Association 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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Wood, Awad, Schneider lead 2015-16 American Concrete Institute Officer Slate

The American Concrete Institute elected officers and directors last month during its spring convention in Kansas City. Sharon Wood, FACI, has begun a one-year term as president. Dean of the University of Texas, Austin, Cockrell School of Engineering and ACI member since 1983, she serves on Committee 318, Structural Concrete Building Code. She is the past ETC Product Development Committee chair and previously served as ACI Foundation trustee, Financial Advisory and International Advisory Committee member.

 

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Mobile App Packages Wealth of Solutions

Recognizing mobile application usage trends among key demographic groups—with some users exceeding 30 hours/month on devices—Quikrete Cos. has programmed an interactive mobile app to be a building, repair, remodeling and home improvement project resource for contractors and homeowners.

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