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ACI Council opens Roumain Innovation Award nominations

Sources: ACI Foundation Strategic Development Council, Farmington Hills, Mich.; CP staff

The Strategic Development Council (SDC) is accepting through April 1 nominations for the Jean-Claude Roumain Innovation in Concrete Award, named for a longtime SDC member and Holcim (US) Inc. veteran who passed away in 2010.

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Lafarge, Lehigh and Vulcan sales teams lead adoption of new enterprise mobile apps

Sources: Catavolt Inc., Alpharetta, Ga.; CP staff

After initial deployments with four major integrated producers and a top precast/prestressed operator, Catavolt has unveiled technology supporting rapid, low-cost development of custom apps providing geographic market intelligence and perspective, plus customer relationship management program-grade data.

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BASF charts commercial path for alternative to conventional air entrainment

Sources: BASF Construction Chemicals/Admixture Systems, Cleveland; CP staff

Through a microsphere-based agent manufactured at the batch plant, BASF Admixture Systems is positioning producers and their customers to overcome void size and distribution variability long associated with air-entrained concrete mixes, while improving slabs and structures’ freeze-thaw durability.

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