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Association News overhead certification, too). We also had our of our highway infrastructure. Hanskat’s presentation, as well first NIT who passed both the written and as many previous webinars in the Re-CAST series, are available performance exam, and will be upgraded to for viewing online at http://recast.mst.edu/webinars. a certified Wet-Mix Nozzleman upon docu- menting 500 hours of shooting experience. 2016 Shotcrete Magazine Media Kit We hope that in working together in pro- Now Available moting quality and certification we can develop a stronger With a readership of over 17,000 image for shotcrete around the world. ASA looks forward to subscribers, Shotcrete magazine the opportunity to raise the standards for shotcrete nozzlemen, reaches the shotcrete industry like and the shotcrete industry by providing quality education and no other resource. Advertising certification opportunities that have served us so well here in rates for this specifically targeted North America. medium are very reasonable and Outreach to the U.S. other publications in the con-well below the average rate for Transportation Market crete industry. This combination One of ASA’s strategic plan initiatives is to provide more out- of exceptional access at afford- reach to specifiers in the transportation market, predominantly able rates provides the shotcrete State and Federal highway agencies. Supporting that initiative, industry with an important and ASA Executive Director Charles Hanskat conducted an hour- useful tool for promoting your products and services. long webinar, “Shotcrete for Repair and Rehabilitation of For more information, find the media kit atwww.shotcrete. Highway Facilities,” on October 22, 2015. Hanskat’s webinar org/media/pdf/ASAMediaKit.pdf or call (248) 848-3780. was sponsored by the Re-CAST Univer- sity Transportation Center (UTC)—a consortium of Missouri S&T, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Rutgers University, University of Miami, and Southern University and A&M College— to present an online webinar (available here: www.shotcrete.org/pages/products- services/shotcrete-resources.htm). The UTC is funded by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT). Their mission, as expressed by the Center’s director, is: “This grant has opened an avenue of opportunity for collaborations amongst the consortium members and many out- side organizations. RE-CAST plans to carry out multi-scale and multi-disci- plinary studies to investigate the use of innovative materials and structural sys- tems to enhance the durability and sus- tainability of the transportation infra- structure. The ultimate goal of the proposed research program is to fast- track the acceptance of these technolo- gies and develop national standards and guidelines for their use for the recon- struction of the nation’s infrastructure for the 21st Century.” They have sched- uled a number of online webinars that have been viewed by consulting engi- neers, DOT engineers, students, and others involved with the reconstruction Shotcrete • Fall 2015 59


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