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Association News will develop a keen interest in teaching a segment of their tained by the committee. Of note is an course on shotcrete using ASA as a resource, and thus exposing effort to coordinate the test panel sizes future engineers to the benefits we can provide using shotcrete and configurations with the ACI 506 doc- in concrete construction. uments. The C09.46 Committee is also considering developing a standard for 32nd Annual International early-age testing of accelerated shotcrete, Bridge Conference which would be useful in many underground applications. Pittsburgh, PA Be ASA Executive Director Charles Hanskat productive. presented an hour-long seminar on “Shotcrete for Bridge Repair” at the Bridge Preservation workshop held in Pittsburgh at the 32nd Annual Interna- tional Bridge Conference. The shotcrete seminar had great attendance and interest from a wide cross section of owners (pri- marily DOTs), specifiers, and contractors. Other topics in the workshop included a segment on “Bridge Deck Waterproof- ing and Bonding Asphalt Systems,” “Rapid Bridge Deck Rehabilitation Uti- lizing Hydrodemolition,” and “Bridge Preservation thru Cathodic Protection.” Presenters included consulting engineers, DOT materials engineers, and interna- tional material suppliers. Take ASTM International Committee C09, Congregate and control. Concrete Aggregates Anaheim, CA Many ASA members, including ASA’s The most versatile Gunite batch Executive Director, attended the ASTM Committee C09 meetings in Anaheim, plant on the market today. CA, in June. Of particular interest to ASA is the work of Subcommittee C09.46, which deals specifically with shotcrete and is currently chaired by Richard Visit our website today 800.247.2464 Schwartz, Laboratory Manager with The www.CemenTech.com sales@cementech.com QUIKRETE® Companies. The C09.46 Shotcrete Committee is looking at revi- sions to C1604, “Standard Test Method Units in stock now for Obtaining and Testing Drilled Cores of Shotcrete,” and C1140, “Standard Practice for Preparing and Testing Spec- imens from Shotcrete Test Panels,” as well as several other standards main- Shotcrete • Summer 2015 61


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