Concrete inFocus - Spring 2017 - 11

from the president's desk

It's Show Time
NRMCA's Long History with
CONEXPO-CON/AGG

NRMCA is very proud of our long history as an
owner, and now a sponsoring organization, of the
CONEXPO-CON/AGG Show.
Robert Garbini, P.E.,
President, NRMCA

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very three years, the world-wide
construction industry is brought
together in Las Vegas, NV, for
CONEXPO-CON/AGG; and the 2017
Show, scheduled for March 7-11 at the Las
Vegas Convention Center, is poised to be a
record-breaker. NRMCA is very proud of our
long history as an owner, and now a sponsoring organization, of the CONEXPO-CON/
AGG Show.
More than 2,500 exhibitors, from every
major industry segment, will be showcasing
their latest equipment, products and services
in upward of 2.5 million square feet of booth
space. While this size may seem daunting, the
Show is conveniently organized into product
concentration areas to ensure attendees have
an easy time finding the vendors and suppliers
they want to see over the five-day event. The
concrete product concentration area, home to
NRMCA's equipment and product supplier
members, is located in South Hall 1-2 and
the neighboring Bronze Lot/Bronze Hall. I
encourage you to visit Strongtown, NRMCA's
booth in the South Hall (S-60829), which

will be a spectacular showcase of concrete's
advantages for building and paving construction - strength, durability, safety, ease of use
and so much more. NRMCA professionals
will be on hand to discuss the wide variety
of resources offered through the association
for concrete buildings and paving, such as
our free concrete project design and technical assistance services available to members,
contractors and architects who might need
guidance or support in selecting and designing
the right concrete solution for a wide variety
of projects, such as multi-family residential/
mixed use building, industrial and health
care facilities, as well as local streets & roads
and parking areas.
CONEXPO-CON/AGG Show attendees
can also take advantage of more than 150
education sessions being offered, including
specific tracks dedicated to concrete and
aggregates. NRMCA personnel have worked
with our peers in other concrete-industry
organizations to help the Show build a very
robust program that addresses timely topics
and issues faced in today's market.

NRMCA supports CONEXPO-CON/
AGG further by holding our Annual
Convention immediately preceding the
show. This year, we have co-located our
Convention with that of the National
Stone Sand & Gravel Association's at the
Encore Resort. This co-location brings great
opportunities for closer collaboration and
networking across our aligned industries
and, for our shared members, an easier time
participating in both associations' activities. Each organization will host its Annual
Membership Meeting, various committees,
and Board of Directors Meeting as well as
executive-level keynote sessions and social
activities during their time together.
As our nation's economy, particularly
in construction industry markets, shows
signs of improvement and more sustained
growth from the historic lows of the recent
downturn, the combined opportunities
available at CONEXPO-CON/AGG and
our 2017 Annual Convention are not to
be missed - and I look forward to seeing
you there!
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Concrete inFocus - Spring 2017

From the President’s Desk
Corporate Suite Column
Enviroscene Column
Strong and Efficient: Insulating Concrete Forms for Multifamily Residential Construction
Cut the Cost of Workers’ Compensation Insurance in the Concrete Industry
Engineering: Specifications for Concrete Construction
Predicting the Potential for Plastic Shrinkage Cracks
2017 Product Preview
Index of Advertisers
Concrete inFocus - Spring 2017 - belly1
Concrete inFocus - Spring 2017 - belly2
Concrete inFocus - Spring 2017 - cover1
Concrete inFocus - Spring 2017 - cover2
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Concrete inFocus - Spring 2017 - From the President’s Desk
Concrete inFocus - Spring 2017 - 12
Concrete inFocus - Spring 2017 - Corporate Suite Column
Concrete inFocus - Spring 2017 - 14
Concrete inFocus - Spring 2017 - 15
Concrete inFocus - Spring 2017 - Enviroscene Column
Concrete inFocus - Spring 2017 - 17
Concrete inFocus - Spring 2017 - Strong and Efficient: Insulating Concrete Forms for Multifamily Residential Construction
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Concrete inFocus - Spring 2017 - Cut the Cost of Workers’ Compensation Insurance in the Concrete Industry
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Concrete inFocus - Spring 2017 - Engineering: Specifications for Concrete Construction
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Concrete inFocus - Spring 2017 - 40
Concrete inFocus - Spring 2017 - Predicting the Potential for Plastic Shrinkage Cracks
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Concrete inFocus - Spring 2017 - 2017 Product Preview
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Concrete inFocus - Spring 2017 - Index of Advertisers
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