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Association News New ASA Logo and Rebranding— February 2-5, 2016. If you are planning on attending WOC, Unveiling at 2016 WOC please join us at ASA’s booth, #S10839 in the South Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center, to celebrate our new bran - The ASA Board of Directors met via online ding. Also, remember to use our ASA Source Code (A17) to meeting on September 10, 2015. Though a register for a reduced Exhibits-Only admission to the show. variety of ASA business was conducted, including our shotcrete inspector education seminar and the Shotcrete Nozzleman-in- Nozzleman-In-Training Training certification program, an item of Program Update particular note was the review and approval As mentioned in our last issue, ACI Com- of a new ASA logo and rebranding initiative. mittee C660, Nozzleman Certification, Funding for development of the rebranding Joe Hutter chaired by ASA member Randle Emmrich, effort was approved by the Board earlier in 2015. Marketing along with members and staff of ACI’s Committee Chair Joe Hutter, along with the ASA Executive Certification Programs Committee (CPC), Committee and ASA staff, worked with branding consultant finalized the details for a Shotcrete Nozzle - Liette Bernard of Kulör Design. Liette presented options to the man-in-Training (NIT) certification program. Board and the final selection was approved. Subsequent to that ASA has committed to providing NITs with meeting, Joe Hutter and ASA staff have been working on a log to allow them to track the required Randle Emmrich incorporating the new logo and graphic guidelines for a new shooting hours. ASA has produced an 8-1/2 x 11 in. PDF form booth as well as magazine ads, publications, the ASA website, that can be used by the NIT to log shotcrete projects and hours and clothing items. Public rollout of our new logo and brand on the nozzle. The PDF can be filled out on the NIT’s or will be at World of Concrete (WOC) 2016 in Las Vegas, NV, employer’s computer as an electronic form and then printed. The PDF can also be printed out with the fields left blank for filling out manually. The PDF form is available on the ASA website at www.shotcrete.org/education/ index.htm. ASA is also developing an online system for our NIT members to track their projects and hours online on the ASA website. We’re expecting a rollout of the online system in November 2015. For more information on the Shotcrete NIT certification program, see the Executive Director’s Update in this issue. Certification Session in Australia ASA, in conjunction with the Concrete Pumping Association of Australia (CPAA), conducted an ASA education and ACI Shotcrete Nozzleman Certification ses- sion in Australia. The session held in Melbourne, Australia, on September 3-5, 2015, followed the Concrete Institute of Australia’s Concrete 2015. The session was conducted by ASA’s Executive Director and ACI Examiner, Charles Hanskat, and included a day-long ASA Nozzleman Education Session and a written exam, and then 2 days of shotcrete performance exams. Overall, 10 noz- zlemen from Australia and New Zealand were certified in the wet-mix process (all in the vertical orientation and several with 58 Shotcrete • Fall 2015


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