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McNeilus mixer truck building shifts to Oshkosh, London plants

Sources: McNeilus Truck and Manufacturing, Inc., Dodge Center, Minn.; CP staff

McNeilus has confirmed plans for a phased, second half move of concrete mixer truck building from its Minnesota flagship to sister Oshkosh Corp. and London Machinery plants in Wisconsin and Ontario.

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ACI, PTI map Post-Tensioned Structural Concrete Code

Sources: American Concrete Institute, Post-Tensioning Institute, Farmington Hills, Mich.; CP staff

The American Concrete Institute and Post-Tensioning Institute have announced an expanded partnership, formalized through the new joint ACI-PTI Committee 320, Post-Tensioned Structural Concrete Code, in response to expressed industry need for building code requirements addressing the unique aspects of post-tensioned concrete design. 

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Salt River poised to add 250K tons to Intermountain Class F ash supply chain

Sources: Salt River Materials Group, Phoenix; CP staff

Salt River Materials Group (SRMG) and electricity operator PacifiCorp have entered a Fly Ash Marketing Agreement covering Rocky Mountain Power's Huntington plant in Utah, located about 150 miles southeast of Salt Lake City. It provides exclusive rights to process and market the facility's ASTM C618 Class F fly ash, and becomes the ninth such agreement in an SRMG management and marketing portfolio spanning Utah, Arizona and New Mexico coal-fired generating stations. 

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Contech, Oshkosh veteran Rafi takes helm at Fabcon

Sources: Fabcon Precast, Savage, Minn.; CP staff

Four-plant, prestressed hollow core panel producer Fabcon has named Mike Rafi as chief executive officer. He succeeds Mike LeJeune, who transitions to chairman of the board after overseeing day-to-day operations for 20 years. 

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Geiger RM veteran spearheads premier ACI Resource Center

Sources: American Concrete Institute, Farmington Hills, Mich.; CP staff

The inaugural American Concrete Institute Resource Center will open next month in San Bernardino, Calif., tasked with coordinating ACI chapter or sponsoring group offerings of direct, on-demand access to all Institute certification and educational products. Managing the facility will be William "Rusty" Owens III. He previously served as quality control general manager for Kansas City-based Geiger Ready-Mix Co. and holds ACI, National Ready Mixed Concrete Association, and state department of transportation certifications, along with a University of Kansas bachelor's degree in architecture.

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