Richard E. Barnes Award

George Hand, Oldcastle Precast

This award is the highest recognition of support and service to the industry presented to an individual for lifetime achievement.

 

Mel C. Marshall Award

Jake Jyrkama, Rinker Materials – Concrete Pipe Division CEMEX

The award recognizes contributions to manufacturing and quality.

 

Richard C. Longfellow Award

Michael Kusch, Forterra Pipe & Precast

Each year, a Concrete Pipe News author is honored with the award for an article that most effectively demonstrates innovative and effective use of concrete pipe. The award is presented in memory of Richard Longfellow who had an outstanding career with Cretex Companies, Inc. based in Elk River, Minnesota.

 

P3 Awards

Tyson Hicks, P.E. – Rinker Materials-Concrete Pipe Division CEMEX

Ron Reichert – Rinker Materials-Concrete Pipe Division CEMEX

Stew Waller, P.E. – Rinker Materials-Concrete Pipe Division CEMEX

This award recognizes successful completion of ACPA’s Professional Pipe Promotion online training course.

 

QCast Awards

The plants in the QCast program listed below are the top quality plants in each category scoring 95% or better on their QCast audit in 2015.

Combined Sanitary and Storm

Forterra Pipe & Precast, Marshalltown, IA

Langley Concrete LP, Chilliwack, BC

Forterra Pipe & Precast, Shakopee, MN

Manholes

Oldcastle Amcor Precast, Ogden, UT

Forterra Pipe & Precast, Marshalltown, IA

Langley Concrete LP, Chilliwack, BC

Mid-Atlantic Drainage, Inc., Anyor/ Galivants Ferry, SC

Rinker Materials – Concrete Pipe & Precast- CEMEX, Columbia, SC

Doha Precast Factory, Doha, Qatar

Precast

Forterra Pipe & Precast, Oskaloosa, KS

Langley Concrete LP, Chilliwack, B.C.

Mid-Atlantic Drainage, Inc., Anyor/ Galivants Ferry, SC

Precast Concepts, LLC, Henderson, CO

Rinker Materials – Concrete Pipe Division CEMEX, Columbia, SC

Northern Concrete Pipe, Inc., Bay City, MI

Forterra Pipe & Precast, Shakopee, MN

Box Culvert

Forterra Pipe & Precast, Mitchell, SD

Oldcastle Amcor Precast, Ogden, UT

Forterra Pipe & Precast, Marshalltown, IA

Rinker Materials – Concrete Pipe Division – CEMEX, Henderson, NV

J & G Concrete Products, Waxahachie, TX

Langley Concrete LP, Chilliwack, B.C.

Rinker Materials – Concrete Pipe Division – CEMEX, Harrisburg, NC

Rinker Materials – Concrete Pipe Division – CEMEX, Alexandria, LA

Precast Concepts, LLC, Henderson, CO

Rinker Materials – Concrete Pipe Division – CEMEX, Columbia, SC

Forterra Pipe & Precast, Houston, TX

Johnson County Pipe, Alvarado, TX

Forterra Pipe & Precast, Austin, TX

Forterra Pipe & Precast, Grand Prairie, TX

Northern Concrete Pipe, Inc., Bay City, MI

Sanitary Manholes

Forterra Pipe & Precast, Marshalltown, IA

Langley Concrete LP, Chilliwack, BC

Storm

Rinker Materials – Concrete Pipe Division – CEMEX Greenfield, IN

Rinker Materials – Concrete Pipe Division – CEMEX, El Paso Plant, Santa Teresa, NM

American Concrete Products, Valley, NE

Concrete Industries, Lincoln, NE

Rinker Materials – Concrete Pipe Division – CEMEX, Middleton, DE

Rinker Materials – Concrete Pipe Division – CEMEX, Wilson, NC

Rinker Materials – Concrete Pipe Division – CEMEX, Henderson, NV

Rinker Materials – Concrete Pipe Division – CEMEX, Alexandria, LA

Precast Concepts, LLC, Henderson, CO

Rinker Materials – Concrete Pipe Division – CEMEX, Columbia, SC

Forterra Pipe & Precast (Jersey Village), Houston, TX

Forterra Pipe & Precast, Grand Prairie, TX

Northern Concrete Pipe, Inc., Bay City, MI

Doha Precast Factory, Doha, Qatar

Rinker Materials – Concrete Pipe Division – CEMEX, Castroville, TX

Forterra Pipe & Precast, San Antonio, TX

Forterra Pipe & Precast, Cedar Rapids, IA

South Plains Concrete Products, Lubbock, TX

Rio Valley Pipe, LLC, Penitas, TX

Forterra Pipe & Precast, Robstown, TX

Forterra Pipe & Precast, Elk River, MN

Del Zotto Products of Texas, Gladewater, TX

 

Chairman’s Quality Award

The award provides recognition to plants and/or companies that have implemented successful innovations resulting in a higher quality product and more efficient process. The award is presented in four categories.

Overall Winner

Northern Concrete Pipe, Inc., Bay City, MI

Company-Wide Best Practice

Rinker Materials – Concrete Pipe Division – CEMEX, Houston, TX

Quality Control Innovation

Northern Concrete Pipe, Inc., Bay City, MI

Individual Plant Process Improvement

Rinker Materials – Concrete Pipe Division – CEMEX, Orlando, FL

 

Chairman’s Safety Award

Overall Winner

Cretex Concrete Products, Inc. Rapid City, SD

Company-Wide

Cretex Concrete Products, Inc. Elk River, MN Scrubmatic

Rinker Materials-Concrete Pipe Division CEMEX Diamond, OH Hopper/Chute Guidebook

Rinker Materials-Concrete Pipe Division CEMEX Houston, TX Safety&Quality Observation Program

Equipment-Related

Cretex Concrete Products, Inc. Elk River, MN Debris pan under wire roller

Cretex Concrete Products, Inc. Hawley, MN Swing Gate

Cretex Concrete Products, Inc. Helena, MT Dual Locking Pins for Skip Hoist

Oldcastle Precast Croydon, PA Vehicle Management System

Rinker Materials-Concrete Pipe Division CEMEX Bernalillo, NM Pallet Jack Stand

Individual Plant

ConCast Pipe Guelph, ON Risk Assessment Process

Cretex Concrete Products, Inc. Helena, MT Grease Fittings

Cretex Concrete Products, Inc. Rapid City, Shear Steel Installation Tool

Cretex Concrete Products, Inc. Shakopee, MN Pour Bucket Extension Chute

Rinker Materials-Concrete Pipe Division CEMEX Orlando, FL Vibrator Testing Stand

Rinker Materials-Concrete Pipe Division CEMEX Wilson, NC Concrete Dust Wetting System

Rinker Materials-Concrete Pipe Division CEMEX Wilson, NC Mobile Equipment Neutral Light Indicator

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09Nov 2015

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.