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Staff Editorial registration fee on or before December 15, 2014; after that 5. Examine references and resources about shotcrete for struc- date, the fee rises to $345.00 (Registration Code: ASATU). tural concrete repair. Attendees will receive 1.5 continuing education hours from ASA Educational Seminar—Advanced this seminar. Don’t miss this outstanding opportunity to learn from two leading ASA experts in the shotcrete industry. Events Shotcrete for Infrastructure, Rehab, and fill up fast, so act soon! Recreational Construction Each year, ASA conducts one or more seminars as part of the WOC education program. This year’s seminar, titled “Advanced Shotcrete for Infrastructure, Rehab, and Recreational Construction,” will be presented by ASA Directors Bill Drakeley and Lihe (John) Zhang. The seminar will take place from 1:30 to 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 4, 2015 (Registration Code: WE151). This seminar will give the owner, design engineer, project specifier, field inspector, specialty subcontractor, and general contractor an overview on how shotcrete can be efficiently and cost- effectively used for structural repair, rehabilitation, and repurposing of con- crete buildings and infrastructure. A basic overview of the shotcrete process and design, specifying, and detailing consid- erations for design of shotcrete repairs will be discussed. Field considerations including reduced formwork needs and scheduling advantages will also be cov- ered, as well as achieving quality of shotcrete, addressing field inspection, specific placement techniques, noz- zleman certifications, and contractor qualifications. Final discussions will include sustainability benefits of shot- crete and appropriate references and resources on use of shotcrete for struc- tural concrete repair. Having completed this program, you should be able to: 1. Identify design, specifying, and de - tailing considerations when using shot- crete for repair of structural sections; 2. Delineate the field advantages of shotcrete placement for structural concrete repairs; 3. Know the placement techniques, inspection, and contractor qualifi- cations critical to producing quality shotcrete; 4. Compare sustainability of shotcrete to cast-in-place concrete; and Shotcrete • Fall 2014 9


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