Concrete & Aggregates Association of Louisiana held its annual convention in Destin, Fla., June 6-9 at the Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa.
Guest Speakers & Topics included: “Economics of Ready Mix” by Gob Garbini with NRMCA; “Local Government Perspective” by Mike Futrell, COA, Baton Rouge, La.; LA DOTD Chief Engineer Richard Savoie; “DOTD Construction Section” by Brian Buckel, DOTD; “New Specs” by Luanna Cambas, DOTD; Tyson Rupnow; “Union Avoidance & Recent Litigation” by Murphy Foster with Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson; “Industry Economy” by Sydney Mays, an economist; and a DOTD rountable discussion.
CAAL also elected its 2010 chairman and board. In-coming 2010 chairman will be Joe Roche with Lafarge.
Board members elected include Lane Dyess with Southern Aggregates, Jeff Melancon with Sorrento Lumber Co., David Pavlovich with Narin Concrete, Paul Davis with Parish Concrete LLC, Bill Hunt with Lafarge N.W. Cement, Lew Love with James Construction Group, Scott Ashmore with James Construction Group, Lyman Fleniken with Fleniken’s Sand & Gravel, Oliver Delery with Hanson Pipe & Precast, Dean Hughes with CMC Construction, Eddie Morgan with Ash Grove Cement, Lenny Johnson with Ascension Ready Mix and Mike Price with Angelle.