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Argos USA, Chaney inaugurate ISO 9000-modeled program

nrmca QCPNational Ready Mixed Concrete Association’s newest certification program is a Quality Management System (QMS) aligned with ISO 9000 standards and suited to ready mixed producers aiming to supplant prescriptive concrete specifications with performance-based alternatives.

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McNeilus, Mack team again to anchor CIM auction

A Mack Granite Axle Forward model mounted with a McNeilus 11-yd. Bridgemaster mixer is the centerpiece of the 2014 Concrete Industry Management Program auction, to be staged this month during World of Concrete at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

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World of Concrete marks milestone in 2014

World of Concrete debuted February 1975 with sponsors American Society for Concrete Contractors, American Concrete Pumping Association and Concrete Construction Publications, plus participating organizations, American Concrete Institute and Portland Cement Association. From that modest start would emerge the largest, annual international trade geared to commercial concrete construction.

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Schwing founder enters Equipment Hall of Fame

Friedrich W. Schwing, Sr. (1909–1992), who built a company synonymous with concrete placement and secured more than 100 patents covering material handling and construction equipment innovations, is a 2013 inductee to the Association of Equipment Manufacturers Hall of Fame.

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