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Publications and Presentations. The Latest from the Concrete Commercial Community

Article by Jim Casilio, P.E., PACA's Director of Technical Services

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With the first publication of the Concrete Difference sent to over 3000 industry professionals last month, and the second publication ready to go out, along with two more in the pipeline, the concrete commercial group has been busy. The group has also prepared an important presentation and scheduled three opportunities to get this information to specifiers and design professionals.

ASR Field Test Projects Needed for This Fall

Article by Jim Casilio, P.E., PACA's Director of Technical Services

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The new PennDOT Alkali Silica Reactivity (ASR) specification will affect all aggregate and concrete producers in Pennsylvania. With this new specification targeted for implementation in the Spring of 2017, PennDOT has asked for help in identifying test projects, where material made under this specification can be placed this Fall.

FMCSA Finalizes Fast Act Requirements

Article by Josie Gaskey, PACA's Director of Environmental, Safety & Health

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The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has finalized certain regulations required by the FAST Act.  Changes will affect those in the ready mixed concrete industry specifically.