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Besser, ACPA Foundation present first Pipe Scholarship

Besser Co. awarded the inaugural, $2,500 Besser Pipe Industry Scholarship to Joe Pelica, a production team member at Michigan’s Northern Concrete Pipe and part-time Mechanical Engineering Technology student at Delta College, Bay City. Besser Vice President – Pipe & Precast Ryan Suszek announced the recipient last month during the American Concrete Pipe Association Annual Meeting in Hilton Head, S.C.

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ORGANIZATIONS - APRIL 2017

The National Concrete Masonry Association will stage the International Concrete Exposition Machinery & Equipment Show (ICON Expo) February 9-10, 2018, in Indianapolis, billing it as the only machinery and equipment venue completely dedicated to the manufactured concrete masonry and hardscape industry.

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MANUFACTURERS - MARCH 2017

Texas-based Concrete Results Inc. has established a division supporting professional financial analysts and fund managers seeking strategic investments within the global building materials industry. With over 40 years of direct senior executive leadership in the international cement, concrete, aggregate, fly ash, and concrete products industry, Concrete Results President Mark Muratore and colleagues will offer strategic insight on the sector.

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PRODUCERS - APRIL 2017

Sweden’s Thomas Concrete Group has acquired three North Carolina and South Carolina ready mixed plants, strategic to the Myrtle Beach market. They join 64 other plants, across the Carolinas and Georgia, under a U.S. headquarters in Atlanta.

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ORGANIZATIONS - MARCH 2017

The American Concrete Institute has presented its Construction Award to N.J. Gardner, FACI, University of Ottawa, and Luc Monette of HP Engineering Inc., Ottawa, for their work in parametric analysis evaluation of flat plates constructed using a single level of shores and multiple levels of elastic reshores.

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