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PACA Conveyor – Week of February 7, 2019
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PACA News
Kallie
As reported by Kallie Kline, PACA's Director of Member Services.
PACA News
Last Call for 2019 Associate Dues Payments
As a reminder, Associate members dues payments were to be submitted by no later than February 1st. We will be reaching out to all companies that have not yet paid one final time next week. If you have any questions regarding your company's 2019 dues payment, please contact Kallie Kline.
PACA News
Producer Member Renewal Paperwork is Due February 15th
This is a reminder that producer members' renewal paperwork is due by February 15, 2019. If you have any questions regarding the status of your paperwork, please contact Kallie Kline.
Environmental News
Josie
As reported by Josie Gaskey, PACA's Director of Environmental, Safety & Health.
Environmental News
SBA Releases Report Touting Value of Small Businesses
The federal Small Business Administration Office of Advocacy has released a report which indicates that small businesses account for 44 percent of U.S. economic activity, creating "two-thirds of net new jobs and driv[ing] U.S. innovation and competitiveness." The three largest small business sectors contributing to small business gross domestic product were (1) the real estate and rental and leasing industry; (2) wholesale and retail trade; and (3) the manufacturing and mining sector.The full report may be accessed here and the summary here.
Safety & Health News
Josie
As reported by Josie Gaskey, PACA's Director of Environmental, Safety & Health.
Safety & Health News
Safety Webinar Scheduled for February 22, 2019
OSHA' has new information on its website regarding Occupational Exposure to Respirable Crystalline Silica (29 CFR § 1910.1053). Attorney Adele Abrams will be conducting a webinar entitled, "Silica Enforcement Update" on February 22, 2019 at 10 a.m. to discuss OSHA's recent actions.Registration for this webinar starts here. Any questions, contact Josie Gaskey.
Safety & Health News
Adele Abrams Talks Silica Enforcement Update
OSHA' has new information on its website regarding Occupational Exposure to Respirable Crystalline Silica (29 CFR § 1910.1053).

Attorney Adele Abrams will be conducting a webinar entitled, "Silica Enforcement Update" on February 22, 2019 at 10 a.m. to discuss OSHA's recent actions.

If you've heard Adele speak before, you know this will be jam-packed full of useful information. This hour-long webinar is free to the first twenty participants.
Technical News
Jim Casilio
As reported by Jim Casilio, P.E., PACA's Director of Technical Services.
Technical News
Email Blasts
Thank you to Our 2020 Corporate Sponsors!
PACA wishes to thank our 2020 Corporate Sponsors for their continuing support this year!

  • ASGCO Complete Conveyor Solutions
  • Babst Calland
  • Burch Materials & Supplies
  • Cleveland Brothers Equipment Co., Inc.
  • Commonwealth Equipment Corporation
  • Conviber, Inc.
  • Hoyt Wire Cloth/Lumsden Corp.
  • Kemper Equipment, Inc.
  • Master Builders Solutions
  • Maurer & Scott Sales, Inc.
  • Mellott Company
  • Murrysville Machinery Co. LLC
Technical News
Matt Mengel Concrete 101 2019   Jake Young Concrete 101 2019
New Concrete 101 Added to Schedule - Still Time to Register for Concrete 201 & Intro to Concrete Class
An additional Concrete 101 Class has been added:

April 12, 2019

PennDOT Engineering District 11 Office

45 Thomas Run Road, Rm. 112

Bridgeville, PA

Following a successful January Concrete 101 class, and as discussed at the PACA Combined Technical Community Meeting an additional Concrete 101 has been added for 2019. The class outline and registration link is below.

Thanks to Matt Mengel and Jake Young with Rahns Concrete who served as instructors for the January Concrete 101 class.

To register for Concrete 101, please click here.

Concrete 101 – Concrete Mix Designs

This class will allow those new to the industry and those who wish to learn more about concrete mix designs an opportunity to design concrete mixes with hands-on guidance from our faculty of industry experts.

Course Schedule

7:30 AM - Registration

8:00 AM - Welcome and Introductions

8:10 AM - The Materials of Concrete

9:00 AM - Admixtures

9:45 AM - Break

10:00 AM - Fibers and Other Additives

10:30 AM - Mix Design Procedures and Examples

12:00 PM - Lunch and Networking with Industry Peers

12:30 PM - Mix Design Projects - Small Group Project

2:00 PM - Presentation and Discussion of Mix Design Projects

3:00 PM - Adjournment

Design & Control of Concrete Mixtures, PCA EB 001, is the required reference for this course.

You may either bring your own copy or purchase a copy through PACA.

Course cost without PCA EB 001: $85

Course cost when ordering PCA EB 001: $160

Concrete 201 – The Next Step in Mix Design Knowledge

Concrete 201 returns for 2019 and this year will be offered at the PennDOT Materials Laboratory.

This class features hands on practice and training from our expert faculty on next level mix design topics including: Lightweight, Slip Form, Pumping Adjustments, High Strength, SCC, Heavyweight, AWA, and RCC. The course begins at 8:30 am., and adjourns at 3:00 pm. Lunch will be provided.

Concrete 201 in 2019 will be held:

February 12, 2019

PennDOT Materials Laboratory

81 Lab Lane

Harrisburg, PA

Design & Control of Concrete Mixtures, PCA EB 001, is the required reference for this course.

You may either bring your own copy or purchase a copy through PACA.

Course cost without PCA EB 001: $110

Course cost when ordering PCA EB 001: $185

To register for Concrete 201, please click here.

INTRODUCTION TO CONCRETE

Monday, March 11, 2019

Associated Builders & Contractors Eastern PA

430 W. Germantown Pike, East Norriton, PA 19403

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

This half-day class is designed to be the first step in acquiring concrete knowledge for those brand new to the industry.

Who Should Attend this class?

Those who work in:

• inspection

• sales

• customer service

• or any other supporting positions in the construction and concrete industries

Open to PACA members, PennDOT and PA Turnpike personnel

Cost: $80 pp

To register, please click here.
PACA Events Calendar
Kallie
As reported by Kallie Kline, PACA's Director of Member Services.
PACA Events Calendar
2019 PACA Events Calendar - Additional Items Being Added
Continue to check our events calendar on our website for upcoming events, registration links, regional mixers, and more!
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