Keep on Pouring

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Oct. 21, 2020 – Over at our sister publication Concrete Products, the latest ready mixed production numbers are out. According to the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association, the estimated ready mixed concrete produced in July 2020 is 36.2 million cu. yd., 2% lower than that in July 2019. The estimated production in the United States for 2020 through July is 212 million cu. yd., 2% higher than that…

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Ready Mixed Production Rises

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Sept. 14, 2020 – The National Ready Mixed Concrete Association released production results for the month of June. The estimated ready mixed concrete produced in June 2020 was 37.1 million cu. yd., 11.3% higher than that in June 2019. The estimated production in the U.S. for 2020 through June is 176 million cu. yd., 3% higher than that during the same period in 2019. Ready mixed concrete production is estimated from…

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Matt Wood

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The National Ready Mixed Concrete Association (NRMCA) Promotion Committee presented the John Roberts Lifetime Achievement Award For Promotion to 42-year Ash Grove Cement Co. veteran Matt Wood, who has led the Kansas-based producer’s promotional activities at national and local levels. In recent years, he has spearheaded the Utah Ready Mixed Concrete Association chartering and fostered development of the widely subscribed Concrete Day…

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Mike Eruzione Speaks

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March 9, 2020 – At the joint NSSGA, NRMCA, PCA Opening Session in Las Vegas, 1980 Olympic Gold Medal-winning hockey team captain Mike Eruzione spoke about team building, respect and success. With good humor and great sincerity he talked about the 1980 Olympic team’s journey and offered parallels to business, giving his audience a number of great takeaways. “If you understand…

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A Garbini Goodbye

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Robert Garbini Feb. 22, 2019 – Another long-time construction-materials industry stalwart is retiring. The National Ready Mixed Concrete Association (NRMCA) board has appointed Michael Philipps as successor to Robert Garbini, who will retire as staff president at the conclusion of the association’s 2019 convention, March 5-7, in Tampa. Philipps will arrive with 30-plus years in concrete and construction, most recently serving as vice president…

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Aggregate Producers Among NRMCA Quality Winners

The National Ready Mixed Concrete Association (NRMCA) announced the winners of its 2018 NRMCA Excellence in Quality Awards. Winning producers have demonstrated that they followed and exceeded quality management principles over a broad range of activities from commitment to quality, materials management, managing production facilities and product quality control while maintaining a high level of customer satisfaction. 

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Leininger Joins CalPortland

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Kerri L. Leininger has joined CalPortland as vice president of government relations. Leininger will be located in Washington, D.C., and will monitor and lobby advocacy issues at the state and federal level. Leininger joins CalPortland after almost 14 years working for the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association where she served as the executive vice president of government and political affairs. In her…

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