PACA Inducts Chaplin, Martin to Hall of Fame

The Pennsylvania Aggregates and Concrete Association, Pennsylvania’s leading voice for the crushed stone, ready mixed concrete, sand and gravel, and cement industries, inducted two dedicated members into its Ambassadors of the Industry Hall of Fame. This brings the Hall of Fame to over 100 inductees since its start in 2000.The members of the 2023 Hall of Fame class are: Jerry…

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PACA Offering Field Testing Certification Examinations

The Pennsylvania Aggregates and Concrete Association (PACA) announced it is offering certification examinations for those interested in earning their American Concrete Institute (ACI) Concrete Field Testing Technician – Grade I certification. ACI-certified technicians are in high demand. Certification is awarded to candidates who can demonstrate the technical knowledge and ability to properly perform seven basic field tests on freshly mixed…

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FIRST LOOK – October 2022

TOP NEWSYork Building Products Acquires Union QuarriesYork Building Products acquired Union Quarries, a Carlisle, Pa.-based manufacturer of crushed stone, asphalt and ready-mix concrete products. Chris Wright, president of Union Quarries, noted, “We believe our customers and employees will be very pleased with the future course of the company, and look forward to this new chapter in our history.” PACA Holds…

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PACA Hosts Tour of Springfield Pike Quarry

The Pennsylvania Aggregates and Concrete Association (PACA) hosted a meeting and a tour of the Springfield Pike Quarry with leaders in government, industry and higher education. PACA member Lehigh Hanson and its parent company, HeidelbergCement Group, hosted the event to highlight the safety protocols in the Springfield Pike Quarry, which was honored with the Sentinel award in 2019 by the…

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