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Concrete Flatwork Finisher Certification

Flatwork Finisher Certification is now required for many major projects and Virginia localities.  The Virginia Chapter-ACI is planning a Flatwork Finisher Certification Class and Exam session.  The specific date is not available at this time, but location will be in Hampton Roads, VA. Those interested in aquiring this certification are asked to contact the Virginia Chapter at 804.393.0727 for more information.


Commonwealth Award

The Virginia Chapter - ACI 2013 COMMONWEALTH AWARD for Excellance in Concrete was presented to the Moss Performing Arts Center at Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA.  The Center was named in tribute to Patricia Buckley Moss, whose $10 million donation to the Center was one of the largest gifts ever given to the University.  Concrete was a major construction element of the structure 147,000 square foot Center.

Recipients included:

Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, Owner; Snohetta, New York, NY, Architect; STV Group, Inc., Dougasville, PA Structural Eng, Thompson & Litton, Radford, VA; Civil Engneering; Holder Construction Compamy, Atlanta, GA, Construction Mananger at Riak; Wayne Brothers, Inc. Kannapolis, NC, Concrete Contractor and Chandler Concrete, Christiansburg, VA, Concete Supplier.

The Chapter also recognized other significate projects: New Student Center at Virginia Tidewater Community College, Virginia Beach, VA and   Vitamin Shoppe Distribution Center, Doswell, VA.

The awards were presented at the Virginia Concrete Conferance, March 6, 2014.


New Board Member

The Virginina Chapter - ACI welcomes Isaac Perkins as the newest member of the Chapter Executive Board.  Mr. Perkins is Plant Manager for Tindall Corportion, Virginia Division and adds anouther concrete industry outlook to the Chapter.


Excellent Chapter

The Virginia Chapter - ACI has been selected as an Excellent Chapter for 2013 by the American Concrete Institute.  The Chapter will be formally acknowledged along with other Chapters at the 2014 Spring Convention.  Each recognized Chapter is presented banner that will be displayed at the Convention.  This award is the result of hard work and detication of the Virginia Chapter Board and members.

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April 2014