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Industry News in the region. These include numerous deep soil mixing and jet grouting projects for the United States Army Corps of Engineers and industrial clients. Hayward Baker used several ground modification techniques at the New Orleans Veterans Affairs Hospital. Prefabricated vertical wick drains were used to expedite consolidation settlement, reducing the down drag on foundation piles. The project also included three deep excavations using sheet piles and jet grouting. Micropiles were used to support a new pile cap and column inside the historic Dixie Brewery Building, which is now the Veterans Affairs New Orleans Dixie Research Facility. The New Orleans office of Hayward Baker is located at 839 St. Charles Avenue, Suite 100, New Orleans, LA 70130. For more information on the services offered by the office, contact Christopher Rogers, PE, at (504) 321-2420. For a complete listing of Hayward Baker’s 33 regional and local offices in North America, visit www.haywardbaker.com/locations. Hayward Baker (www.haywardbaker.com) is North America’s leader in geotechnical construction, annually ranked by Engineering News-Record (ENR) magazine No. 1 in foundation construction. With a 60-year record of experience, Hayward Baker offers geotechnical construction technologies through a network of more than 30 company-owned offices and equipment yards across the continent. Project applications include foundation support, settlement control, site improvement, slope stabilization, underpinning, excavation shoring, earth retention, seismic/liquefaction mitigation, groundwater control, and environmental remediation. Hayward Baker Inc. is part of the Keller Group of companies, a multinational organization providing geotechnical construction services throughout the world. Putzmeister America, Inc., Announces Peter Mendel as President and Chief Executive Officer Putzmeister America, Inc., announces Peter Mendel as the successor to Dave Adams, President and Chief Executive Officer. In his new role, Mendel will assume full responsibility for overseeing Putzmeister America and its subsidiaries located in California, Houston, and Mexico. Adams’ career with Putzmeister spans 20  years, starting with the company as its Vice President of Engineering, and his past 16 years as President and CEO. Under Adams’ leadership, Putzmeister America achieved significant success, including outstanding business growth, greatly expanded Peter Mendel facilities in Sturtevant, several innovative product line additions, and new business Dave Adams developments in several countries. These accomplishments have resulted in Putzmeister as market leaders in North and South America. Adams remains on the Putzmeister America Board of Directors, and he will also take on a significant role related to strategic business and product development. His input and presence within the industry will remain evident at trade shows and association events. He can be reached at his same contact phone numbers at the Wisconsin Putzmeister locations as well as his e-mail at adamsd@putzam.com. Mendel joined the Putzmeister team in March 2015 as Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, and he quickly learned the business and operations related to concrete and material placing equipment. Prior to Putzmeister, his experience included more than 20 years in operations, engineering, manufacturing, and quality while involved with industries, predominantly automotive, located in the United States, Germany, and Mexico. In his new role, Mendel will report to Dr. Gerald Karch, CEO of Putzmeister Holding GmbH (Germany), and he will remain based at Putzmeister America’s headquarters in Sturtevant, WI. He can be reached at mendelp@putzam.com. 54 Shotcrete • Fall 2016


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