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Association News Under the instruction of industry experts—over a dozen • The ACI CP-60 (09): Shotcrete Nozzleman Craftsman of whom are ASA committee members—attendees will gain Workbook for ACI Certification is included with the session knowledge to specify, design, and provide quality assurance registration fee. of reinforced concrete construction using shotcrete comple- • Supervisors, Project Managers, and Foremen who do not mented with ACI specifications, guide and underground intend to pursue certification are also encouraged to attend guide specification, and proper use of nozzleman certifica- for background to better understand the process and guide tion. This course further provides an excellent opportunity your crew. for meeting and networking with shotcrete industry profes- This is a Level 300 course that offers 7 Technical Credit sionals. Attendees will receive 2 continuing education Hours. The individual registration fee is $295 (USD) until units (CEUs). September 16, 2014; the registration fee after September 16, The course will be held on September 3-5, 2014, on the 2014, is $345 (USD). Registration fees include study materials campus of the Colorado School of Mines in Golden, CO. provided by ASA. Registration is now open—however, enrollment is limited; For more information and to register, visit http://poolspa therefore, applications will be accepted in the order received. patio.com/Attendee/Schedule/SessionDetails/12932. For more information about the course or to register as an attendee, please contact course director Dr. Raymond Henn, Construction Techniques for a Vanishing-Edge Pool PG., Senior Consultant, Brierley Associates and Adjunct Pro- One of the most distinctive features in modern swimming fessor, Colorado School of Mines at: rhenn@brierleyassociates. pool design and construction is the vanishing edge. The visual com or visit http://csmspace.com/events/shotcrete/. phenomenon of water perpetually in transit is a tribute to quality engineering and execution. Using real case studies of what will Shotcrete Courses at This Year’s and will not work, this module describes the steps necessary Pool | Spa | Patio Expo to successfully construct a vanishing-edge swimming pool. The class will focus on quality plans and good engineering, Two shotcrete courses will be soil analysis and site preparation, forming, plumbing, shotcrete offered at the 2014 International application, and proper finishes. Pool | Spa | Patio Expo this fall in This course will be offered on Friday, November 7, 2014, Orlando, FL. The courses will be from 8:00 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. Attendees can expect to learn about instructed by William Drakeley, the following aspects of pool construction: ASA Board member, ASA Pool • Review excavation and drainage underneath & Recreational Shotcrete Committee Chair, ACI examiner, and common wall(s); certified nozzleman. • Identify proper forming and load resistance; • Review proper and improper plumbing installations; ASA Shotcrete Nozzleman Education • Show shotcrete applications do’s and don’ts; An ASA Shotcrete Nozzleman Education Session will be • The effect of construction techniques on finished offered November 5-6, 2014. Nozzleman Education Sessions materials; and are designed for shotcrete nozzlemen, individuals involved • The effect of construction techniques on water flow and/ with shotcrete inspection, and anyone interested in learning the or water in transit. principles and practices that a nozzleman must employ to suc- This 1.75-hour course offers 0.2 IACET CEUs. For regi- cessfully use the shotcrete process. stration information, pricing, and additional information, ASA Nozzleman Education Sessions present an overview visit http://poolspapatio.com/Attendee/Schedule/Session on placement technique, finishing, curing, testing, equipment, Details/12935. and safety as it relates to the nozzleman and the shotcrete process. ASA Education sessions also prepare individuals for participation in the ACI Nozzleman Certification program. Please note: • Session attendance alone will not result in ACI Shotcrete ErrataNozzleman certification. • This session will satisfy the education session requirement In the Spring 2014 issue of Shotcrete magazine, for a nozzleman wishing to pursue certification as an ACI in the article “Briardale Gardens,” a correction Shotcrete Nozzleman through ASA. to the author’s name should read Andersen rather • Attendees who wish to pursue ACI Certification will need than Anderson. In addition, the contact phone to arrange for a separate certification session through ASA, number should be 604-324-8280 rather than which includes the ACI written and performance examinations. 603-324-8280. • Attendees will qualify for and receive a complimentary 1-year ASA Nozzleman Membership. 60 Shotcrete • Summer 2014


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