Volvo CE offers Road Institute courses
|October 8, 2012||to||March 28, 2013|
Volvo Construction Equipment is offering courses during the 2012-2013 Road Institute. The course curriculum offers two- to five-day sessions beginning in October and continuing through May 2013, with classes held at two training facilities in North America. These facilities are located in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, and Phoenix, Arizona.
Road Institute focuses on the hot-mix asphalt (HMA) and warm-mix asphalt (WMA) paving industry. The curriculum is designed for operators, crew and industry personnel, including state DOT administrators and asphalt production professionals.
Volvo CE offers courses in paver and compactor operation and maintenance, applications, automatic grade and slope control systems, screed operation and soil compaction application.
Courses are structured to provide classroom and hands-on practical training. Topics in each session range from daily and weekly maintenance to the operation and application of asphalt paving. As part of each course curriculum, a safety focus is included.
Class sizes are limited. Tuition is $750 per student per three- to five-day course or $500 per student per two-day seminar. For more information or to register, visit roadinstitute.com.
2012-2013 Road Institute course schedule is as follows:
Automatic Grade and Slope Systems: March 19-21 in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania
Large Asphalt Compactor Mechanics (Step 1): January 29-31 in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania
Large Asphalt Compactor Mechanics (Step 2): March 12-14 in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania
MT2000 Hydraulic and Electrical Systems (Step 1): October 8-12, January 7-11 and February 18-22 in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania
MT2000 Hydraulic and Electrical Systems (Step 2): April 9 -11 in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania
MW500 Hydraulic and Electrical Systems (Step 1): December 11-14 in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania
Paver and Compactor Operation and Maintenance: October 30 through November 2 in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania; November 13-16, December 4-7, January 15-18, February 12-15, March 5-8, April 9-12 and April 23-26 in Phoenix, Arizona; May 14-17 in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania
Paver and Compactor Operation and Maintenance, warm-mix asphalt (WMA): January 8-11, January 29 through February 1, February 26 through March 1 and March 26-29 in Phoenix, Arizona
Paver Hydraulic and Electrical Systems – PF6000–Series pavers (Step 1): January 21-25, February 4-8, February 25 through March 1 and March 18-22 in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania
Paver Hydraulic and Electrical Systems – PF6000-Series pavers (Step 2): March 5-7 in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania
Paver Hydraulic and Electrical Systems – Blaw-Knoxpavers (Step 1): April 2-5 in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania
Paver Screed Operation and Adjustment: November 27-29, February 5-7, February 19-21 and April 2-4 in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania
Paving and Compaction Application Seminar: December 11-12 and March 12 – 13, 2013, Chambersburg, Pennsylvania
Small Asphalt Compactor Mechanics (Steps 1 and 2): February 12-15 and April 16 – 19 in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania
Soil Compaction Application Seminar: October 16-17 and May 7-8 in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania
Soil Compactor Mechanics (Step 1): January 15-17 in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania
Soil Compactor Mechanics (Step 2): March 26-28 in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania
American Concrete Institute Fall 2012 Convention set for October in Toronto
|October 21, 2012||to||October 25, 2012|
Concrete professionals will have the opportunity to influence codes and standards, learn about modern industry trends, and network during the ACI Fall 2012 Convention, Oct. 21-25 in Toronto, ON, Canada.
Convention highlights include the Fifth Anniversary of the Concrete Sustainability Forum and Panel Discussion that will challenge speakers and guests to balance safety, durability, and resilience with environmental stewardship; the ACI Career Networking Event providing those searching for a new career the opportunity to network with potential employers; an International Lunch with renowned bridge designer Professor Michel Virlogeux, who will highlight “Modern Trends in Bridge Design in Europe;” and a three part Contractors’ Day session covering “Innovations and Advancements in Concrete Forming.”
In line with the convention theme, Forming our Future, the ACI Fall 2012 Convention will allow attendees to influence codes and standards during 300+ committee meetings, obtain professional development hours through 40+ technical sessions, build relationships with one another during the exhibition, and attend a variety of networking events.
The convention will be held at the Sheraton Centre (123 Queen Street West, Toronto, ON). Reduced rate sleeping rooms are available until September 29, based on availability. Attendees who register for the convention by September 23will also receive reduced registration rates.
To learn more about events being held at the ACI Fall 2012 Convention, please visit www.aciconvention.org.
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