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Summary The California Memorial Stadium was Nur Kasdi is currently the undoubtedly one of the most unique seismic Project Engineer for retrofit projects for JWG. The following were the Johnson Western Gunite, a keys for achieving this successful shotcrete project: Superior Gunite Company. • Selection and modification of the high-strength Kasdi has been with the concrete mixture design to streamline the company since 2006 after shotcrete application process; receiving her BS in civil • Tight coordination in the field to stay on track engineering from UC with the fast-paced schedule; and Berkeley. She provides estimating and technical • Unconventional shotcrete application approach support for various shotcrete projects across to deliver a high-quality shotcrete product. the United States. Her notable projects include the City Creek Center in Salt Lake City, UT; the Caldecott Fourth Bore Tunnel references in Oakland, CA; and the SR 99 Tunnel in 1. “California Memorial Stadium,” Cal Athletics, Seattle, WA. She is a licensed P.E. civil Berkeley, CA, 2010, http://stadium.berkeley.edu. (last accessed July 20, 2012) engineer in California and is a certified 2. Cardno, C. A., “Retrofit of Stadium Straddling Active LEED Green Associate. Superior Gunite is Fault Moves Forward,” Civil Engineering, ASCE, July 2010, a Corporate member of ASA. pp. 12-14. Larry Totten is currently 2012 Outstanding the COO of Superior infrastructure Project Gunite Company and the President of Johnson Project Name Western Gunite Company. California Memorial Stadium He has also served as a Project Manager and Project Location Chief Estimator in his 36 Berkeley, CA years with the company. He received his BS Shotcrete Contractor and MS in civil engineering and is a member Superior Gunite Company* of ASA, the American Society of Civil Engineers General Contractor (ASCE), the American Concrete Institute (ACI), Webcor Concrete and the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC). He holds contractors' Architect/Engineer licenses in several states and is licensed HNTB/Studios Architecture professional engineer in California. He is Material Supplier/Manufacturer current Chair of ACI Committee 506, Cemex Shotcreting; past Chair of the Northern California Laborers Trust Fund; a past Project Owner Director and a Past President of ASA; and University of California, Berkeley an Approved ASA Trainer for the ACI *Corporate Member of the Shotcrete Nozzleman Certification Program. American Shotcrete Association Shotcrete Specifiers Education Tool, v2 The Shotcrete Specifiers Education Tool, version 2, is designed to provide specifiers with a better understanding of the shotcrete process and important components of a shotcrete specification. The content provided on this 4 gigabyte USB flash drive now includes: PowerPoint Presentations: Shotcrete for Repair and Rehabilitation of Concrete Structures and Shotcrete for Underground Construction Brochures: Sustainability of Shotcrete; Shotcrete, A Proven Process; and The History of Shotcrete by George Yoggy Video: Shotcrete Versatility Plus (World of Concrete Mega Demo) ASA Members: $25.00 each Nonmembers: $45.00 each To order, call ASA at (248) 848-3780 or visit www.shotcrete.org Shotcrete • Winter 2013 23


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