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cost with both the producer and contractor

testing labs to do things in our opinion "bet-

We all have heard the comments "concrete

reputations, there is cost of litigation, coring

ter," there is also a responsibility for us to

is not what it used to be" and "we used to

and petrographic analysis. I fully understand

do the same. We should also have an honest

place 3000 PSI driveways." Concrete may

the dynamics of the relationships of: opera-

discussion among our fellow producers and

not be what it used to be, but to get back to

tions, quality control/technical services and

contractors on:

my previous comment we all can agree that

the sales departments and the roles each

* better curing processes similar to

de-icing chemicals are not what they used

department has when issues arise. There

the commercial field that would

to be, the days of sand and rock salt are long

are times when rectifying a situation to an

mitigate "crazing,"

gone. As a member of NYMaterials some of

amicable solution is the right thing to do even

* placing the minimum recommended 4500

our common goals are to get a larger market

if there is no fault on behalf of the producer,

PSI for exterior flatwork that will lower

share for concrete along with improving

contractor, homeowner or all of the above. I

the chance of de-icing chemical issues,

relationships, education and reputation of

also know there are times when a solution is

* limiting the water additions and keeping

our material. Changing the public's views on

agreed upon when a party is clearly at fault
but the business decision is to stand behind
products and contractors.
As we sit and we discuss the need for
municipalities, engineers, architects and

the w/c low to increase durability,

concrete to never state "bad load of concrete"

* ordering enough concrete to assume

or "bad mix" would be a great start. ACI 322

waste, spillage, settlement, loss of air

is not bullet proof but it is a good start to

entrainment - "none of which are the

try and meet the recommended minimum

responsibility of the producer."

industry standards.

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Material Matters - Spring 2018

Chairman’s Message
President’s Report
Legislative Update
Counsel’s Corner
Membership Benefit
Member KUDOS
Work the Problem
2017 Asphalt Pavement Showcase Award Winners
One Company’s Efforts to Set up an Asphalt Plant
An Interview with NYSDOT’s Don Streeter
Residential Concrete
Welcome New Members
Material Matters - Spring 2018 - Intro
Material Matters - Spring 2018 - cover1
Material Matters - Spring 2018 - cover2
Material Matters - Spring 2018 - 3
Material Matters - Spring 2018 - 4
Material Matters - Spring 2018 - 5
Material Matters - Spring 2018 - 6
Material Matters - Spring 2018 - Chairman’s Message
Material Matters - Spring 2018 - 8
Material Matters - Spring 2018 - President’s Report
Material Matters - Spring 2018 - Legislative Update
Material Matters - Spring 2018 - 11
Material Matters - Spring 2018 - Counsel’s Corner
Material Matters - Spring 2018 - 13
Material Matters - Spring 2018 - 14
Material Matters - Spring 2018 - 15
Material Matters - Spring 2018 - 16
Material Matters - Spring 2018 - Membership Benefit
Material Matters - Spring 2018 - 18
Material Matters - Spring 2018 - Member KUDOS
Material Matters - Spring 2018 - 20
Material Matters - Spring 2018 - Work the Problem
Material Matters - Spring 2018 - 22
Material Matters - Spring 2018 - 23
Material Matters - Spring 2018 - 2017 Asphalt Pavement Showcase Award Winners
Material Matters - Spring 2018 - 25
Material Matters - Spring 2018 - One Company’s Efforts to Set up an Asphalt Plant
Material Matters - Spring 2018 - 27
Material Matters - Spring 2018 - An Interview with NYSDOT’s Don Streeter
Material Matters - Spring 2018 - 29
Material Matters - Spring 2018 - 30
Material Matters - Spring 2018 - 31
Material Matters - Spring 2018 - Residential Concrete
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Material Matters - Spring 2018 - 34
Material Matters - Spring 2018 - Welcome New Members
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