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Making Way for Condos Construction commenced September 2012 for Russ Ringler is the Shotcrete Manager Quarry Spring Condominiums. Quarry Springs for G.A. & F.C. Wagman, Inc. Ringler has offers the best of town and country in Bethesda, over 40 years of experience with shotcrete MD, with exclusive neighboring country clubs, (gunite) and is an ACI Certified Nozzle- including the elite Congressional Golf Club, man. Ringler works with owners and which is just 1/4 mile (0.4 km) away. The club contractors to provide comprehensive house is nearing completion and 97 condomin- geotechnical solutions. After spending the iums are expected to be complete in early 2014. past 25 years as owner of Top Gun Com- These high-end condos start at $1.8 million and mercial Gunite of VA., Inc., he was looking to grow to the feature elevators, garages, and fireplaces. next level, provide continuity for his staff, and provide more comprehensive services to clients. Ringler joined Wagman The Outstanding Architecture in July 2013 when Wagman was expanding their Geotechni- Project as investing in specialized talent and equipment. Combiningcal Construction Services Group to include shotcrete as well years of experience and passion, Ringler states, “I like to Project Name find the jobs that nobody else will do, or nobody knows how Stoneyhurst Quarry Reclamation Project to do, and do them.” Project Location Bethesda, MD Solomon Reyes is Superintendent at Shotcrete Contractor G.A. & F.C. Wagman, Inc. Reyes is an ACI Top Gun Commercial Gunite of VA., Inc.†‡ Certified Nozzleman for both dry- and wet-mix shotcrete and has 12 years of General Contractor shotcrete experience. He spent 8 years W. M. Rickman Construction Company, LLC working with Ringler at Top Gun Gunite Architect/Engineer before joining Wagman in July 2013. Nicholas J. A. White, PE Reyes has extensive experience in both wet Material Suppliers/Manufacturers: and dry process in some of the most complicated and most The Euclid Chemical Company† demanding venues of application. Gunite Supply & Equipment Co.† Lisa Wagman Glezer is Director of Com- Project Owner munications for Wagman Companies, Inc. Stoneyhurst Quarries, Inc. (Wagman Companies, Inc. is the holding †Corporate Member of the and management company for G.A. & F.C. American Shotcrete Association Wagman, Inc., and Wagman Construction, Inc.). Glezer is responsible for marketing as well as the companies’ internal and external communications, including gov- ‡Top Gun Commercial Gunite is no longer in operation. Key personnel and specialized equipment were acquired by ernment and public relations. Glezer is part of the fourth G.A. & F.C. Wagman, Inc., in July 2013. generation of the 112-year-old family-owned business. 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 2014 47


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