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Staff Editorial 4. Be aware of sustainability of shotcrete compared to cast-in- sors receive excellent exposure through this celebrated pro- place concrete, as well as additional references and resources gram. Please consider getting involved this year by sponsoring to learn more about shotcrete for structural concrete repair. at one of the following levels: This seminar is an outstanding opportunity to learn from • “Big Shooter”—$5000; two leading ASA experts in the shotcrete industry. We expect • Gold—$2500; this event to fill up fast, so act soon! • Silver—$1000; or • Bronze—$500. ASA Shotcrete Nozzleman education Session More information is available at: www.shotcrete.org/media/ Scheduled for Tuesday, January 21, 2014, from 9:00 a.m. to pdf/BanquetSponsorForm.pdf. 4:00 p.m., this session is designed for shotcrete nozzlemen, individuals involved with inspection of shotcrete, and anyone ASA exhibit Booth: #S10839 interested in learning about the principles and practices that This year, ASA’s booth will be in an even more high-profile must be known and understood for a nozzleman to satisfy his location along the main aisle in South Hall. We are looking role in the quality application of the shotcrete process. forward to attracting more traffic than ever before, with the ASA Nozzleman education sessions present an overview potential to reach a larger audience of specifiers whose projects on placement technique, finishing, curing, testing, equipment, would benefit from the advantages of shotcrete. and safety as it relates to the nozzleman and the shotcrete The ASA exhibit booth is a great place to find printed process. This session will also help prepare individuals for resources on shotcrete and networking with others in your field. participation in the ACI Nozzleman Certification program. Be sure to pick up some publications, meet with your colleagues ACI-required work experience, written exam, performance using our meeting table and chairs, or just stop by to say “hello!” exam, and other program criteria will be discussed. Don’t forget to register today to take full advantage of this CP-60(09), “Craftsman Workbook for ACI Certification unique and important show. of Shotcrete Nozzleman,” is included with the session regis- tration fee. Please note the following important items about this session: • Attendance at this session will not result in certification as an ACI Shotcrete Nozzleman. • This session will satisfy the education session requirement for a nozzlemen wishing to pursue certification as an ACI Shotcrete Nozzleman through ASA. • Attendees wishing to pursue ACI Certification will need to arrange for a certification session with ASA separately from this session. • Attendees will qualify for and receive a complimentary 1-year ASA Nozzleman Membership. Sign up on or before December 2, 2013, to take advantage of the $295.00 event registration fee; after that date, the fee rises to $345.00 (Registration Code: ASATU). ASA’s 9th Annual Outstanding Shotcrete Project Awards Banquet This year’s awards banquet will be held on Tuesday, January 21, 2014, at the New York, New York Hotel and Casino. I hope you will join us at this important event to meet, connect, and network with leaders in the shotcrete industry. Registration and cocktails with hors d’oeuvres begin at 6:00 p.m. Dinner is served at 7:30 p.m., followed immediately by the awards cer- emony. A networking reception with cash bar will continue afterwards. Visit www.shotcrete.org/BanquetReg to register. Early-bird registration is available until Friday, January 3, 2014. Awards Sponsorship Opportunities: Sponsoring the ASA Outstanding Project Awards Program is an investment in high- lighting and recognizing the exceptional versatility and quality of the shotcrete process to the construction world. Award spon- Shotcrete • Fall 2013 7


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