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2015FallShotcreteEMag

Shotcrete is a quarterly publication of the American Shotcrete Association. For information about this publication or about Volume 17, Number 4 membership in the American Shotcrete Association, please Fall 2015 contact ASA Headquarters at: American Shotcrete Association 38800 Country Club Dr., Farmington Hills, MI 48331 Phone: (248) 848-3780 • Fax: (248) 848-3740 Features E-mail: info@shotcrete.org Website: www.shotcrete.org 10 Choosing Your Wet or Dry Shotcrete To unsubscribe, please go to Equipment Wisely www.shotcrete.org/pages/products-services/e-remove.asp By Raymond Schallom III 20 Mobile Batching of Shotcrete By Mason Guarino and Tom Norman 22 Materials Handling Underground By Craig McDonald and Julian Peña Cruz The opinions expressed in Shotcrete are those of the authors 26 Wet-Mix Shotcrete—with the Flexibility of Dry Mix and do not necessarily represent the position of the editors or the American Shotcrete Association. By Walter Betschart Copyright © 2015 30 A Team Approach to Any Project is the Executive Director Charles S. Hanskat Best Approach By Darin Cielocha Advertising/Circulation Manager Alice L. McComas Technical Editors Charles S. Hanskat, Ray Schallom III, and Patrick Bridger Departments Editing Barry M. Bergin (Manager), Carl Bischof, 2 President’s Message — Marcus H. von der Hofen Tiesha Elam, Kaitlyn J. Hinman, Kelli R. Slayden 4 Committee Chair Memo — Axel Nitschke Graphic Design Susan K. Esper, Ryan M. Jay, Aimee M. Kahaian, Gail L. Tatum 6 Executive Director Update — Charles S. Hanskat Publications Committee Ted Sofis (Chair), 8 Eleventh Annual ASA Outstanding Shotcrete Project Patrick Bridger, Oscar Duckworth, Marc Jolin, Awards Banquet Dudley R. (Rusty) Morgan, Tom Norman, Ryan Poole, Raymond Schallom III, 34 Nozzleman Knowledge — Nathen Bent Marcus H. von der Hofen, Lihe (John) Zhang 38 Technical Tip — Anne Oberlink and Robert Jewell 46 Safety Shooter — Mason Guarino ASA OFFICERS President Marcus H. von der Hofen 49 Shotcrete FAQs Coastal Gunite Construction Co. Vice President Bill Drakeley 50 Shotcrete Corner — Ted Sofis Drakeley Industries 52 Goin’ Underground — Frank Townsend Secretary Scott Rand King Shotcrete Solutions 56 Pool & Recreational Shotcrete Corner — James Scott Treasurer Lihe (John) Zhang LZhang Consulting & Testing Ltd. 58 Association News Past President Michael P. Cotter 60 Industry News Shotcrete Hydrodemolition Consultant 64 New Products & Processes ASA COMMITTEE CHAIRS Education Committee Oscar Duckworth 66 Shotcrete Calendar Valley Concrete Services Marketing Committee Joe Hutter 68 Corporate Member Profile — Active Minerals International, LLC King Shotcrete Solutions 70 New ASA Members Membership Committee Tom Norman Airplaco Equipment Co. 71 ASA Membership Benefits Pool & Recreational Bill Drakeley Shotcrete Committee Drakeley Industries 72 2015 ASA Buyers Guide Publications Committee Ted Sofis 88 Index of Advertisers Sofis Company, Inc. Safety Committee Andrea Scott HydroArch Underground Committee Axel G. Nitschke Shannon & Wilson Inc. On the cover: 1920s Gunning Crew


2015FallShotcreteEMag
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