The new Build with Strength (BWS) Monthly Advocacy Report has been updated; each month it outlines the state and local measures BWS is actively tracking and working on for the ready mixed concrete industry. There is no shortage of pro-wood industry activity at the state and local level. Stay informed, organize and activate!
Click here to access the advocacy report. For more information, contact John Loyer at email@example.com.
Association & Industry News
NRMCA is looking for good men and women to serve on the Board of Directors. While serving on the Board requires both commitment and energy, it is a rewarding opportunity to give back to the industry.
NRMCA’s Developing Industry Leaders program is now accepting nominations through Friday, June 15, for a limited number of middle managers to challenge themselves by thinking about an issue our industry faces.
Over the past weeks, House and Senate committees considered and approved several pieces of legislation important to the ready mixed concrete industry
The Stop the Timber Innovation Act (TIA) Coalition, headed by NRMCA, continues to meet with members of the Senate Agriculture Committee to communicate our opposition to including the TIA in the 2018 farm bill.
Following last week’s E-NEWS article, Senior Vice President, Local Paving, Phil Kresge reports that several members have requested copies of the concrete overlay video that was featured at the NRMCA booth at this year’s ICSC RECon 2018.
Facilities with between 20 and 249 employees will need to electronically report to OSHA on Form 300A their summary of injuries and illnesses from 2017 no later than Sunday, July 1.
Click here for more information on and how to complete the electronic submission. You may also contact Gary Mullings at firstname.lastname@example.org or Kevin Walgenbach, email@example.com.
The NRMCA’s Annual Safety Award acknowledges the significant contribution that safety work practices gives to the growth and success of individual companies and the ready mixed concrete industry as a whole. The NRMCA Annual Safety Award is presented to an individual or company whose actions represent the very highest in the advancement of safety in the ready mixed concrete industry. The award program is generously sponsored by the Truck Mixer Manufacturers Bureau (TMMB).
NRMCA’s Commitment to Environmental Excellence Awards competition offers producers national recognition for outstanding contributions to protecting the environment and maintaining sound management practice in their operations.
This year’s NRMCA National Mixer Driver Championship will take place on Saturday, September 29, during NRMCA’s ConcreteWorks being held at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center, National Harbor, MD. The registration form for drivers looking to participate in NRMCA’s National Mixer Driver Championship 2018 is now available; please note that the registration form and payment for entering drivers into the championship are both due Wednesday, August 1.
Click here for registration information and entry form. For more information, contact Gary Mullings, Jessica Walgenbach or Meghan Callahan.
This year’s Mixer Driver Championship brings an even more enhanced sponsorship program. With the continued growth of the event, sponsorship opportunities for members and non-members have been expanded. Please review the new sponsorship program opportunities and circulate them within your company and to any outside vendors you deem appropriate.
Enhanced sponsorship opportunities include entertainment and activities, driver spouse appreciation, tenting, DJ, beverage station, course challenges and many more.
Click here to review the 2018 sponsorship program and contact Jacques Jenkins at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Has your company completed NRMCA’s annual mixer driver survey? The window closes Saturday, June 30. NRMCA needs at least 75 more producers to complete the survey so the amount of data collected is comparable to past years.
*Please note that e-mail and direct links to each event listed below can be accessed from NRMCA's Web site.
June 26 – 29, Nashville, TN
August 21, Birmingham, AL | Registration Information Forthcoming
August 27 – 29, Silver Spring, MD
Summer/Fall, Cheyenne/Casper, WY | Registration Information Forthcoming
September 6, Phoenix | Registration Information Forthcoming
Fall, Uncasville, CT | Registration Information Forthcoming
Fall, Kansas City, KS | Registration Information Forthcoming
September 29 – October 1, Metro Washington, DC
October 9 – 12, Silver Spring, MD
October 17, Las Vegas, NV | Registration Information Forthcoming
November 5 – 9, Silver Spring, MD
November 13, Lansing, MI | Registration Information Forthcoming
November 27 – 29, 2018, Orlando, FL
December 4 – 6, Silver Spring, MD
December 11 – 14, Austin, TX
January 8 - 10, Orlando, FL
January 15 – 17, Silver Spring, MD
January 15 – 18, Tucson, AZ
January 22 – 24, Kissimmee, FL
February 19 – 22, Charlotte, NC
March 19 – 21, Silver Spring, MD