Monday December 5th & Tuesday December 6th 2022
Monday December 5th
Begins at 8:30am in Sask Polytechnic, Moose Jaw SK
Tuesday December 6th
Written & Practical Exam 8:00am Sask Polytechnic, Moose Jaw SK
Concrete Sask. Members: $575.00 + GST
A CSA Standards Concrete Field Testing Technician is an individual who has demonstrated the knowledge and ability to properly perform and record the results of eight basic field test methods and standard practices on freshly-mixed concrete as prescribed by Canadian Standards Association methods.
The program requires a working knowledge of the following CSA standards:
A23.2–1C—Sampling Plastic Concrete
A23.2–5C—Slump of Concrete
A23.2–6C—Density, Yield, and Cementing Materials Factor of Plastic Concrete
A23.2–4C—Air Content of Plastic Concrete by the Pressure Method
A23.2–7C—Air Content of Plastic Concrete by the Volumetric Method (written exam only)
A23.2–3C—Making and Curing Concrete Compression and Flexural Test Specimens
A23.2–17C—Temperature of Freshly Mixed Hydraulic Cement Concrete
A23.2–19C—Slump Flow of Concrete
Location: Delta Hotels by Marriott Bessborough 601 Spadina Crescent East Saskatoon, SK S7K 3G8
$85.00 + GST
Concrete Pavements 101 – provide a background on concrete pavements, including pavement components / load transfer, key properties (strength, air entrainment)
Competition & Risk Mitigation
Sustainability – Low Carbon Concrete
Resilience and Our Changing Climate
Basics of Construction & Maintenance – Provide a high-level overview of construction process (i.e., placing, finishing, and curing). Concrete pavement defects, causes, prevention, and repair. Provide background on maintenance schedule development. Include guidance on inspection and need for action versus no action and continued monitoring.
Open Discussion / Q&A
**Lunch and Coffee Breaks included
**Certificate of Completion available for continuing education credits
Tim Smith is the Senior Director, Built Environment, Transportation and Public Works for the Cement Association of Canada (CAC) responsible for providing technical expertise and promotional support to internal and external customers related to transportation infrastructure products such as: low carbon concrete, Portland limestone cement (PLC) cement, concrete pavements, roller compacted concrete pavement (RCC), engineered soils and brownfield remediation. Tim has also worked for the New Brunswick Depart of Transportation, Marine Atlantic, Lafarge, Englobe and Stantec. Tim is a member of several technical committees for the Transportation Association of Canada, American Concrete Institute, and Canadian Airfield Pavement Technical Group.
Glen Furtado, M.A.Sc., P.Eng. is the Senior Director of Engineering for the Cement Association of Canada. His experience in progressively responsible design, management, and leadership roles extend over 25 years in the private and public sector in USA and Canada. He has been responsible for the delivery of major infrastructure projects including, highways, interchanges, public transit, and LRT. In his current role with the Cement Association, Glen helps members, municipalities, designers, architects, and engineers meet their environmental sustainability goals through incorporation of lower carbon building materials in the projects they deliver for stakeholders.
Leif G. Wathne, P.E.
Leif Wathne is Associate Director of the National Concrete Pavement Technology Center (CP Tech Center) at Iowa State University. His experience includes 28 years of progressive experience with concrete materials and pavement engineering.Prior to joining the CP Tech Center, Leif served for seventeen years with the American Concrete Pavement Association and nearly a decade with FHWA’s Office of Pavement Technology and Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center. Leif is a registered professional engineer (PE) and holds a Master of Science degree from Pennsylvania State University and a Bachelor of Science degree from University of Connecticut.
Evening Reception (hor d’oeuvres will be served)
When: 6:00 – 9:30pm
Where: Lucky Bastard Distillery 814 47th St East Saskatoon, SK
Spouses welcome to attend
Wednesday, November 9th 2022
Annual General Meeting – Delta Bessborough
8:30am – Registration & Breakfast
9:00am – 1:00pm Meeting
Concrete Saskatchewan AGM
Last Day to Book: Thursday, October 20th, 2022
Hotel(s) offering your special group rate:
Delta Hotels Bessborough for 179 CAD per night
The Association is active in several areas of the construction industry including ongoing partnerships with government, stakeholders, designers, engineers, architects, and trade associations.
Concrete Saskatchewan’s objective is to promote the use of concrete and best practice amongst membership to produce concrete in accordance with the highest quality standards. We are focused on facilitating relationships among members and industry to strengthen our roots as a unified voice and promote concrete as the building material of choice.
Box 696 Main Station