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New ASTM standard informs sustainable manufacturing

Source: ASTM International, West Conshohocken, Pa.

ASTM Committee E60 on Sustainability has developed E3012, Guide for Characterizing Environmental Aspects of Manufacturing Process, to help businesses incorporate sustainable practices and transition into science-based modeling, decision-making and production.

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NCMA extends SRW Sales Survey

Source: National Concrete Masonry Association, Herndon, Va.

NCMA is soliciting segmental retaining wall shipment data from member producers through June 8. Accessible here, the SRW Sales Survey is being conducted by Columbus, Ohio-based Industry Insights, an independent research firm serving 200-plus association clients.

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NRMCA Driver Recruitment, Retention Survey deadline nears

Source: National Ready Mixed Concrete Association, Silver Spring, Md.

NRMCA is encouraging ready mixed producer participation in the 31-question 2016 Mixer Driver Recruitment & Retention Survey, which continues through June 30 here or through a link at the www.nrmca.org home page.

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Liebherr Concrete Technology joins sister operations under new umbrella

Sources: Liebherr USA Co., Newport News, Va.; CP staff

Liebherr Concrete Technology Division and seven companion businesses are operating under a new entity effective this month. The formation of Liebherr USA Co. nets what management notes is “a simpler structure with broader reach. In practical terms, all points of contact and business relationships will remain the same for our business partners and all contracts/programs/arrangements/agreements will remain in effect.”

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Ex-Terex chief offers candid take on transportation infrastructure funding

Sources: Association of Equipment Manufacturers, Milwaukee; CP staff

Agency, academic and private-sector officials assessed long-range infrastructure planning against demographic changes, technology developments and funding mechanisms during a Northwestern University Transportation Center-hosted symposium, staged to release the Association of Equipment Manufacturers-commissioned “Mobility 2050” study.

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