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a candidate with the necessary information on both ASA education and the ACI Shotcrete Nozzleman Certification program. They will then Jean-François Dufour, MSc, process the inquiry and contact ACI-approved PEng, is the General Manager examiners to coordinate the certification program. for UNIBETON Ready Mix– To request a quote for shotcrete nozzleman certi- UAE/Qatar, a leading ready fication, go to: https://www.shotcrete.org/pages/ mix concrete producer in the secured/CertificationQuote.aspx. Middle East. He is a Graduate The authors would like to both recognize and Civil Engineer with an MS in thank all ACI Committee C660 members for their civil engineering from Laval dedication to the improvement of shotcrete prac- University, Quebec, QC, Canada, and has been tices throughout the industry, with special thanks practicing as a civil engineer in the field of con- to Merlyn Isaak, who was ACI Committee C660 crete since 1995. Dufour is the Canadian Repre- Chair during the development and launch of the sentative of the International Tunneling ACI Shotcrete Nozzleman Certification Program Association in the Working Group 12 (Shotcrete in 2001. Technology) and has chaired technical commit- tees for the American Concrete Institute (ACI) References and ASA. 1. Dufour, J.-F., “Shotcrete Corner: ACI Shotcrete Noz- zleman Certification and the American Shotcrete Association,” Marc Jolin is a Full Professor Shotcrete, V. 5, No. 4, Fall 2003, pp. 28-30. in the Department of Civil and 2. Isaak, M., “Certification Versus Qualification of Shot- crete Nozzlemen,”Shotcrete, V. 4, No. 4, Fall 2002, pp. 40-42. Water Engineering at Laval 3. ACI Committee CP-60(09), “Craftsman Workbook,” University, Québec City, QC, American Concrete Institute, Farmington Hills, MI, 2009, Canada. He received his PhD 92 pp. from the University of British 4. ACI Committee C660, 2012, “Certification Policies for Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Shotcrete Nozzlemen,” American Concrete Institute, Farmington Hills, MI, 21 pp. Canada, in 1999. An active 5. ACI Committee C660, 2012, “Certification Policies for member of Centre de recherche sur les infrastruc- Shotcrete Nozzlemen,” Appendix II, American Concrete tures en béton (CRIB), he is currently involved in Institute, Farmington Hills, MI, pp. 14-19. projects on service life, reinforcement encasement 6. ACI Committee 506R-05, 2005, “Guide to Shotcrete,” quality, new admixtures, and rheology of fresh American Concrete Institute, Farmington Hills, MI, 2005, 40 pp. shotcrete. Jolin is an ASA member and a Fellow of ACI. He is an ACI Examiner for Shotcrete Nozzleman Certification (wet- and dry-mix pro- cesses); Chair of ACI Committee C660, Shotcrete Nozzleman Certification; and Secretary of ACI Committee 506, Shotcreting. grab Coastal Gunite Construction- is Vice PresRandle Emmrichident and Project Manager for your University with her BS in civil-Co., Bradenton, FL. She graduated cum laude from Bucknell camera! business, she has overseen many projects,engineering in May 1996. Inher 16 years in the shotcrete including the rehabilitation of bridges, piers, manholes, aqueducts, and sewers. Her projects Working on an interesting shotcrete project? Army Corps of Engineers, ESSO Inter-America,have served various clients, including the U.S. Proud of the work you shoot? Maryland Transportation Authority, Virginia Take a picture! Take several! From beginning to end, photos add a Department of Transportation, the city of Atlanta, lot to the story. If you have high quality/print resolution photos to and the city of Indianapolis. Emmrich is a member support the work you do, you could enter your project for ASA’s of ASCE; Secretary of ACI Committee C660; and Outstanding Shotcrete Project Awards Program. a member of ACI Committee 506, Shotcreting. So start taking pictures today! www.shotcrete.org/ASAOutstandingProjects 16 Shotcrete • Summer 2013


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