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22Sep 2017

The Texas Concrete Pipe Association has been busy this week at CECON 2017 in San Marcos.  Personnel from Rinker Materials, Forterra, OldCastle, AmeriTex and ACPA have been on the ground.  They have provided support at a leadership level, as part of the conference planning committee, vendor sponsorships and the BBQ Social Event.  Approximately 200 engineers […]

24Aug 2017

TxDOT Beaumont District Engineers learned about the Concrete Pipe Industry with a full day of training provided by TCPA members – Ron Reichert, Ameritex; Alena Mikhaylova, Rinker Materials, Liza Kirk, Forterra, and Walt Catlett with the ACPA.  What a perfect celebration for Concrete Pipe Week – August 20-26, 2017, including the Proclamation signed by Governor […]

23Aug 2017

The Texas Concrete Pipe Association conducted a Concrete Pipe Week training day at the Beaumont District – TxDOT to engineers from the maintenance division and the planning/design division. Producing members from Rinker Pipe (Alena Mikhaylova Rick Traylor, and Jeff Hite), Forterra Building Products (Liza Kirk), AmeriTex (Ron Reichert) and ACPA (Walt Catlett) provided a full […]

23Aug 2017

The Forterra Jersey Village plant kicked off Concrete Pipe Week (8/20-26) by hosting a “Total Eclipse of the Pipe” and Ethics seminars.  Contractors, Inspectors and Engineers came out to learn more about the Concrete Pipe Industry and view the eclipse.  While not in the direct path, we observed 76% of the total eclipse on August […]

27Jul 2017

Houston area Engineers and Contractors observed a 3-Edge Bearing test on a 42” RCP on July 19, 2017 at the Forterra Jersey Village plant.  Attendees learned about Autogenous healing of pipes while obtaining 2 PDH certificates with the seminar and Pipe Plant tour.

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