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Commenting on the award announcement, John Rubright, President of Keller North America, stated, “We are delighted that the Geo-Institute has recognized Jim’s expertise and outstanding contributions to the ground improvement field. Through his efforts, ground improvement technologies have made great strides in the United States in terms of their practical application.” Hussin is a member of numerous professional organizations, including ASCE, International Society for Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering (ISSMFE), the Deep Foundations Institute (DFI), and the National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE), among others. He has been very active in ASCE, serving as a counselor for the ASCE Technical Coordination Council representing the National Soil Improvement Committee, Grouting Committee, and Deep Soil Mixing Task Force. Hussin is also a past chairman of the ASCE National Technical Committee on Soil Improvement. He can be reached at (813) 884-3441 or jdhussin@ kellerfoundations.com. About ASCE and the Geo-Institute Established in 1852, the American Society of Civil Engineers is America’s oldest national engineering society. It represents more than 40,000 members of the civil engineering profession. The society’s mission is to “provide essential value to ASCE members and partners, advance civil engineering, and serve the public good.” ASCE members hold a bachelor’s or higher degree from an accredited civil engineering program, are licensed professional engineers, or have a minimum of 5 year’s responsible charge of engineering experience. The Geo-Institute was established in 1996 and is one of ASCE’s eight institutes. Its members include scientists, engineers, technologists, and organizations interested in improving the environment, mitigating natural hazards, and economically constructing engineered facilities. Its award programs, including the Wallace Hayward Baker Award, offer members opportunities to be recognized for their contribution to the geotechnical profession. About Hayward Baker Inc. 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 more than 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. Visit www. keller.co.uk. AIRPLACO ANNOUNCES CE CERTIFICATION FOR GUNITE MACHINES The Airplaco Equipment Company (www.airplaco. com) is excited to announce the industry-leading C-10SL Rotary Gunite Machine is now CE Certified and available for purchase in the European Union. The Airplaco C-10SL is a dry shotcrete machine with decades of proven performance across multiple applications: swimming pools, concrete repair, bridge repair, retaining walls, soil stabilization, refractory, mining, and more. All Airplaco machinery is built in the www.shotcrete.org Spring 2017 | Shotcrete 69


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