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Association News International Bridge Conference— shotcrete in a day-long seminar Pittsburgh, PA, June 2015 should consider attending. The ses- ASA will be participating in a Bridge Preservation work- sion does qualify attendees for the shop at the 2015 International Bridge Conference, running ASA nozzleman education portion June 7-11, 2015, at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center of our ASA/ACI Nozzleman Certification program. in Pittsburgh, PA. The details of the workshop, to be held on More details on the show and conference can be found at June 11 from 1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m., are as follows: www.poolspapatio.com. Registration will open this summer. “This workshop session provides a detailed overview of proven bridge resto- ration and preservation techniques. Topics include rapid bridge deck reha- bilitation using hydrodemolition, life extension of concrete elements with the use of cathodic protection, structural restoration with shotcrete, and fast-curing bridge deck waterproofing systems. Each year maintaining agencies spend millions of dollars in bridge maintenance. This Bridge Preservation workshop will not only demonstrate substantial sustain- ability benefits but will also cover ways to reduce maintenance costs while mini- mizing disruption of traffic. Speakers: Charles Hanskat, American Shotcrete Association, Farmington Hills, MI; Patrick Martens, Bridge Preservation and Inspection Services, Jefferson City, MO; Mohit Soni, Stantec, Boca Raton, FL; and Dirk Uebelhoer, Sika Services AGStutt- gart, Baden, Württemberg, Germany.” Further details on the Conference and Workshops can be found at www.eswp. com/bridge/index.htm. International Pool, Spa, and Patio Expo and Conference—Las Vegas, NV, November 2015 ASA is a co-sponsor of the upcoming International Pool, Spa, and Patio Expo, to be held in Las Vegas, NV, November 7-12, 2015. We will be exhibiting at the Expo to promote the use of shotcrete in pools. Also, ASA Vice President Bill Drakeley will be presenting an ASA Nozzleman Education session at the Conference. Potential noz- zlemen or others interested in learning more of the details of producing quality Shotcrete • Spring 2015 59


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