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A licensed professional engineer in Virginia; California; Maryland; Washington; Washington, DC; and New Jersey, Nitschke received PhD and MSc degrees in civil engineering from Ruhr University Bochum in Germany. He is a member of the Board of Directors and Chair of the Underground Committee of the American Shotcrete Association. He is also a member of the American Concrete Institute and serves on ACI Committee 506, Shotcrete, and ACI Subcommittee 506-B, Shotcrete-Fiber-Reinforced; and is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers and the Underground Construction Association of the Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration. PCA EDUCATION FOUNDATION PROFESSORS’ WORKSHOP The PCA Education Foundation will be hosting the 2017 Professors’ Workshop, July 24-28, 2017, in Skokie, IL, at the PCA Campus. ASA Executive Director Charles Hanskat will be presenting a session on shotcrete at the workshop. The Professors’ Workshop is designed to provide faculty in engineering, architecture, and construction management programs the tools to teach the latest developments in concrete design, construction, and materials. The weeklong session includes networking opportunities to exchange ideas with professors from many universities, demonstrations by software vendors, and free resource materials. ASA EXHIBITING AT RAILWAY INTERCHANGE 2017 To further our outreach efforts into the railroad marketplace, ASA will be exhibiting at the Railway Interchange 2017, show September 17-20, 2017 in Indianapolis, IN, with the primary goal of bringing rail industry professionals together in a way that informs, inspires, and promotes the global rail marketplace. Railway Interchange is the largest combined railway exhibition and technical conference in North America. Attended by nearly 10,000 industry professionals from around the globe, this massive event is held every 2 years in major U.S. cities and includes impressive outdoor railyard yard exhibits on alternating years. The Railway Interchange exhibition showcases the latest NEED A SHOTCRETE CONTRACTOR OR CONSULTANT FOR A SPECIFIC PROJECT? SUBMIT YOUR PROJECT FOR A BID REQUEST The American Shotcrete Association has created a free online tool to allow owners and specifiers the opportunity to distribute their bid request to all ASA Corporate Members in one easy form! Submit your project for a bid request from ASA’s outstanding Corporate Members today by visiting: www.Shotcrete.org/ProjectBidRequest www.shotcrete.org Summer 2017 | Shotcrete 61


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