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MSHA 1st Quarterly Stakeholder Conference Call

Article by: Josie Gaskey, PACA's Director of Environmental, Safety & Health

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On April 30, 2018, MSHA held its quarterly stakeholder conference call. The PowerPoint presentation used during this call and the ideas submitted by stakeholders to improve safety in powered haulage are available in this article.

NRMCA Releases Report on Chloride Limits for Reinforced Concrete

Article provided by the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association

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The National Ready Mixed Concrete Association in collaboration with Dr. Neal Berke with Tourney Consulting Group has completed a research project titled Evaluation of Chloride Limits for Reinforced Concrete Phase A. The research, conducted at NRMCA and Tourney laboratories, was to establish a relationship between the calculated total (initial) chloride content and the measured water-soluble chloride content in hardened concrete at a later age. The ACI 318 Building Code prescribes limits on water-soluble chlorides for concrete.
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