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The College of Engineering at New Mexico State University, in partnership with the New Mexico Ready Mix Concrete and Aggregates Association, will host concrete training for the construction industry next month.
The 56th annual Samuel P. Maggard Quality Concrete School is designed for concrete professionals, contractors, professional engineers and students.
Named for the late, long-time professor of civil engineering, Sam “Doc” Maggard, who established the annual training, Quality Concrete School teaches the latest technologies for concrete applications.
The 2020 program addresses a range of competencies from basic properties of concrete, sampling and testing, to special topics such as self-healing concrete, optimized gradation and in-place testing of concrete.
To learn more and register to attend, visit their website or call 575-646-7852. The cost is $90 for those registered by Jan. 7. After that date, registration is $100. The program includes lunch Jan. 10 and break refreshments.
Training will be held on NMSU’s Las Cruces campus, Hernandez Hall, Room 103, 3035 S. Espina Street.
Author: Sara Patricolo – NMSU