Volume 18, Number 4 Fall 2016 Features 12 Misconceptions about Shotcrete—True Stories from ASA Technical Inquiries By Charles Hanskat 18 Women in Construction By Lily Samuels 22 Pneumatically Applied Concrete: A Confusion of Terminology By Charles Hanskat Departments 4 ASA President’s Message — Bill Drakeley 6 Committee Chair Memo — Ted Sofis 8 Executive Director Update — Charles Hanskat 28 Sustainability — Antoine Gagnon, Isabelle Fily-Paré, and Marc Jolin 32 Technical Tip — Andy Kultgen 36 Pool & Recreational Shotcrete Corner — Lily Samuels and Bill Drakeley 40 Goin’ Underground — Chris Zynda 43 ASA Pool and Recreational Shotcrete Committee Position Statement #5 46 Safety Shooter — Mason Guarino 48 Shotcrete Calendar 50 Association News 52 Industry News 56 New Products & Processes 58 Corporate Member Profile — Basalite Concrete Products ULC 60 New ASA Members 62 2016 ASA Buyers Guide 80 Index of Advertisers On the cover: Wet-mix shotcrete placement on a structural wall with two layers of reinforcement. Shotcrete is a quarterly publication of the American Shotcrete Association. For information about this publication or about membership in the American Shotcrete Association, please contact ASA Headquarters at: American Shotcrete Association 38800 Country Club Dr., Farmington Hills, MI 48331 Phone: (248) 848-3780 • Fax: (248) 848-3740 E-mail: email@example.com Website: www.shotcrete.org To unsubscribe, please go to www.shotcrete.org/pages/products-services/e-remove.asp The opinions expressed in Shotcrete are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the position of the editors or the American Shotcrete Association. Copyright © 2016 Executive Director Charles Hanskat Advertising/Circulation Manager Alice L. McComas Technical Editors Charles Hanskat and Cathy Burkert Editing Barry M. Bergin (Manager), Carl Bischof, Tiesha Elam, Kaitlyn J. Hinman, Kelli R. Slayden Graphic Design Susan K. Esper, Ryan M. Jay, Aimee M. Kahaian, Gail L. Tatum Publications Committee Ted Sofis (Chair), Patrick Bridger, Cathy Burkert, Oscar Duckworth, Marc Jolin, Dudley R. (Rusty) Morgan, Tom Norman, Ryan Poole, Raymond Schallom III, Marcus H. von der Hofen, Curt White, Ezgi Yurdakul, Lihe (John) Zhang ASA OFFICERS President Bill Drakeley Drakeley Industries Vice President Scott Rand King Shotcrete Solutions Secretary Larry Totten Consultant Treasurer Lihe (John) Zhang LZhang Consulting & Testing Ltd. Past President Marcus H. von der Hofen Coastal Gunite Construction Co. ASA COMMITTEE CHAIRS Contractor Qualification Committee Chris Zynda JJ Albanese Education Committee Oscar Duckworth Valley Concrete Services Marketing Committee Joe Hutter King Shotcrete Solutions Membership Committee Cathy Burkert American Concrete Restorations Pool & Recreational Bill Drakeley Shotcrete Committee Drakeley Industries Publications Committee Ted Sofis Sofis Company, Inc. Safety Committee Andrea Scott HydroArch Technical Committee Lihe (John) Zhang LZhang Consulting & Testing Ltd. Underground Committee Axel G. Nitschke Shannon & Wilson Inc.
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