Rinker Materials® Launches Pipeline Engineering Podcast at APWA Fall Conference | Business
HOUSTON – (BUSINESS WIRE) – Sep 28, 2021–
With experts in Washington, DC buzzing with the definition, cost, and benefits of infrastructure, now is the perfect time to kick off a dedicated concrete and infrastructure podcast. After a successful preview at World of Concrete 2021, Rinker Materials®, a leading manufacturer of concrete pipe and related products, will launch the Rinker Pipecast with four live broadcasts on September 29-30 from the Nevada Chapter of the ‘American Public Works Association (APWA) Fall Conference. Several experts will participate in the inaugural broadcasts, including Megan Sizelove, PE, president of APWA Nevada and Deanne Gray, president-elect of APWA Nevada.
The Pipecast is hosted by industry experts Steve Nilforoushan and Stew Waller. Nilforoushan and Waller will discuss exciting topics with prominent guests from the world of civil engineering infrastructure. The monthly podcast targets public agencies, designers and entrepreneurs and Nilforoushan and Waller engaged in a solid discussion that is educational, entertaining and engaging.
Nilforoushan, Product Resource Specialist for Rinker, graduated from Louisiana State University with a degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering. His 25 years of experience and career spans private industry to public agencies, including engineering roles specializing in concrete and asphalt, geotechnics, road and highway design, and advanced drainage systems. He is president of the California Concrete Pipe Association and is actively involved with the American Concrete Pipe Association (ACPA), the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), ASTM International and APWA.
Waller is a Senior Regional Engineer for Rinker and has over 36 years of experience training and supporting owners, architects, engineers, contractors and business groups in the design, installation and inspection of products and materials. construction. He holds a BS in Civil Engineering from Purdue University and is a registered civil engineer in Arizona and New Mexico. Waller is a LEED Accredited Professional, is President of the Arizona Precast Concrete Pipe Association, Director of the Arizona APWA Board of Directors, and a Fellow of the American Society of Highway Engineers and ASCE.
“Our economy, no pun intended, is based on infrastructures which make it a very serious subject. Getting serious doesn’t have to be boring, and each month we’ll use our unique delivery style to learn from civil engineers who love infrastructure and concrete as much as we do, ”Waller said. “We hope we can play a role in helping our infrastructure and civil engineering counterparts make new connections while supporting our industry,” Nilforoushan noted.
The Pipecast is available on the Rinker Materials LinkedIn and YouTube pages.
Rinker Materials, a QUIKRETE ® company, is one of the nation’s largest and largest manufacturers of concrete pipe and related products for the collection, treatment, safe storage and / or controlled discharge of stormwater. Founded in 1963 and headquartered in Houston, Rinker Materials produces a full line of concrete pipe and precast concrete box culverts from more than 30 facilities in the United States. Rinker Materials products meet or contribute to pipe specifications defined by the American Society of Testing Materials, American Association of State Highway & Transportation Officials, American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association, American Society of Civil Engineers, ASTM International and / or the United States Salvage Office. For more information, visit www.RinkerPipe.com.
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