Concrete Pipe News Summer 2017

Pipe School and Pipe Show 2018 January 15-18, Murfreesboro, Tennessee

Sewers and culverts must be resilient and regarded as critical to America’s health and safety. In 2009, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) launched Every Day Counts (EDC) to speed up the delivery of highway projects and to address the challenges presented by limited budgets.

Guest speaker, Bob Chapman will speak about Everybody Matters; a leadership approach that rejects the idea that employees are simply functions, to be moved around, “managed” with carrots and sticks, or discarded at will.

For many years, ACPA has supported the Middle Tennessee State School of Concrete and Construction Management, which offers degrees in Concrete Industry Management (CIM) and Construction Management. Attendees of the 2018 Pipe School and Pipe Show will get to visit the University.

In the concrete pipe industry, Every Day Matters. FHWA launched Every Day Counts to build a better America, quickly. Register to attend the 2018 Pipe School and Pipe Show for training and education to improve services nation-wide. While there, learn a new way of leadership through Bob Chapman’s business success described in Everybody Matters.

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This is a demonstration of the comparative flammability of polypropylene pipe (PP), reinforced concrete pipe (RCP), and high density polyethylene pipe (HDPE). Dry hay is ignited in three 18 in. by 18 in. pipes and allowed to burn. This is an unedited test conducted on October 21, 2015.