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This course for the ready mixed concrete industry teaches its participants about OSHA SAFETY compliance. It begins with why safety is so important and details the reasons why an effective safety program actually saves money through loss prevention and control. Participants learn about the new Silica Rule, electrical safety, machine guarding, fall protection, hazard communication, confined spaces, personal protective equipment, fire fighting and evacuation, chute handling, fleet... Details
When: October 19–23, 2020
Where: Online
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This broad overview to the technical and operations-oriended fundamentals of ready mixed concrete has moved online for 2020 due to the novel coronavirus pandemic. The curriculum includes the fundamentals of concrete properties, its component materials, proportioning basics, batching-mixing-delivery at the plant, handling- placing-finishing and curing on site, as well as troubleshooting, including workability, placeability, finishability, cracking, crazing, and dusting challenges.... Details
When: October 21–29, 2020
Where: Online
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The Concrete Technologist Training and Certification Course “Short Course”, has provided intensive training and certification on the fundamentals of concrete, aggregates and concrete making materials since 1964. The following certifications can be obtained: • NRMCA Concrete Technologist, Level 2 • NRMCA Concrete Technologist, Level 3 • NRMCA Field Testing Technician Grade II Certification The “Short Course” is a 5-day program, with 4 days of training followed by certification exams.... Details
When: November 2–13, 2020
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The Effective RMC Supervisor Course helps ready mixed concrete operations supervisors lead their staff. The challenge is a tough one because their people management tactics must align with the organization’s strategy and mission while their personal success is judged by the work of their direct reports. Without using proper communication and motivation skills/tools to successfully manage these responsibilities, many supervisors become frustrated. It typically is the... Details
When: November 10–12, 2020
Where: New Orleans, LA
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Why you should attend: Do you know the details concerning your company’s responsibilities when it comes to EPA regulations, the Clean Water Act, discharge permits, stormwater management, and a host of other critical environmental matters? If not you’ll benefit from this course; it delivers 2 ½ days of intense learning on environmental issues facing the ready mixed concrete industry; including a new module on implementing the NRMCA Green-Star Plant Certification. Get the tools,... Details
When: November 16–20, 2020
Where: Online
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Why attend? Never has it been more critical for your plant manager operator to be at the top of his/her game! Efficiency and productivity impact every penny in this tight economy! Plant managers serve a vital function, with responsibilities that affect issues from regulatory compliance to product quality, safety and profitability. NRMCA’s certification program helps you make sure that they are up to speed on product knowledge, plant safety, environmental regulations, plant... Details
When: December 11–18, 2020
Where: Online
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For sales reps, sales managers, and area managers, this course has moved online due to the novel coronavirus pandemic. The curriculum provides an overview of how contractors plan, bid, and implement homebuilding, commercial, and government construction projects. It includes the tools ready mix concrete sales reps need to bid an order, including a window into contractors’ project management system and scheduling, how to use construction documents and blueprints, and estimating as well ... Details
When: December 14–18, 2020
Where: Online
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Purpose and Background Improved concrete quality has far reaching benefits in improved performance, reduced time and costs, a lower environmental footprint of concrete and an overall improvement in the quality of concrete construction. Based on quality surveys and award submissions, it has been observed that the industry does not commonly track quantifiable quality indicators and, as a result, the return on quality investments is not well understood. Improving Concrete Quality,... Details
When: December 15, 2020
Where: Charlotte, NC
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Today more than ever: Dispatchers work under increasing pressure, juggling competing demands in a recovery market. New dispatchers often learn unevenly while under fire. Seasoned veterans can find it difficult to step back and find ways to improve. An effective course: With a small class-size and lots of personal attention from expert instructors, this class arms dispatchers, schedulers, shippers and managers with the ready-mixed concrete-specific technical, practical and... Details
When: January 12–14, 2021
Where: San Antonio, TX
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Why attend? Never has it been more critical for your plant manager operator to be at the top of his/her game! Efficiency and productivity impact every penny in this tight economy! Plant managers serve a vital function, with responsibilities that affect issues from regulatory compliance to product quality, safety and profitability. NRMCA’s certification program helps you make sure that they are up to speed on product knowledge, plant safety, environmental regulations, plant operations ... Details
When: January 26–29, 2021
Where: Charlotte, NC
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The Effective RMC Supervisor Course helps ready mixed concrete operations supervisors lead their staff. The challenge is a tough one because their people management tactics must align with the organization’s strategy and mission while their personal success is judged by the work of their direct reports. Without using proper communication and motivation skills/tools to successfully manage these responsibilities, many supervisors become frustrated. It typically is the highest turnover... Details
When: February 10–12, 2021
Where: Dallas, TX
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Why attend? Never has it been more critical for your plant manager operator to be at the top of his/her game! Efficiency and productivity impact every penny in this tight economy! Plant managers serve a vital function, with responsibilities that affect issues from regulatory compliance to product quality, safety and profitability. NRMCA’s certification program helps you make sure that they are up to speed on product knowledge, plant safety, environmental regulations, plant operations ... Details
When: March 23–26, 2021
Where: Boston, MA