New SC Property Carrying Plate Law Details
You may have recently received a letter in regards to P Tags that has left you a bit confused. Here’s a synopsis of that: If you are an IFTA/IRP carrier it does not affect you. If you are an Intrastate commercial carrier that is using the vehicle for commercial purposes it does not affect you. The 3 bullet...
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EPA Finalizes Phase 3 Rule for Heavy-Duty Truck Emission
Last Friday, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized its “Phase 3” rule aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs) from heavy–duty trucks, including concrete mixer trucks, dump trucks and tankers, to name a few. The new standard begins with model year (MY) 2027 vehicles through MY 2032. According to EPA, the “standards are technology-neutral and performance-based, allowing each manufacturer to choose what set...
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NRMCA Engineering Staff Files Detailed Summary from ACI Fall 2023 Convention
The American Concrete Institute’s Fall Convention was held from October 23 – 27, 2023, in New Orleans. NRMCA Engineering Staff summarized key committee activity below: 122 – Energy Efficiency of Concrete and Masonry Systems – The committee has finalized ACI 122.2 and 122.3 Thermal Properties of Concrete and Masonry for use in determining Code for residential and nonresidential buildings. However, there has been a delay by ACI in publishing...
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Changes Coming to SC Department of Environmental Services
Under state law, the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) is becoming two separate agencies on July 1, 2024. The two new agencies will be the South Carolina Department of Environmental Services (SCDES) and South Carolina Public Health (DPH). As SCDES, we will be able to offer better delivery and improved services to our...
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Emerging Leaders 2024
The Carolinas Ready Mixed Concrete Association is pleased to announce the 2024 Emerging Leaders! This program strengthens and positions individuals for future growth within the concrete industry. Our curated leadership development tract is designed to provide a select number of participants with valuable opportunities for professional and personal growth through education, industry engagement, and professional...
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