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WA ACI Chapter Meeting | April 2019
Wednesday, April 17, 2019, 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM PDT
Category: WA ACI Chapter Events


WA ACI Chapter Meeting

Topic: Ready Mix Plant Tour (Spokane)

The WA ACI chapter returns to Eastern Washington with our host, Brian Winkler of Wm. Winkler Co.  Brian has started an excellent traditional of having an Eastern WA chapter meeting that focuses on the students of WSU, EWU, CWU and Gonzaga.

Our April meeting is a look behind the curtain of ready mix concrete and construction aggregates manufacturing.  Most everyone is familiar with concrete when it comes down the chute, but most specifiers and end users rarely get an opportunity to see what goes into making this specialty building material for each project and often custom mix designs.

From technical product development, to taking the order, batching, dispatch, delivery and QC on the job, our meeting includes a tour of the CPM Sullivan Road concrete facility and a tour and overview of the aggregate dredging operations that provides the beginning of good concrete; good aggregates.

After dinner presentations will be made by Central Premix (CRH) team members to describe the process and details to achieve quality in design, product and delivery.

Please join us to learn more about what it takes to deliver one of the world’s most widely used construction materials, construction aggregates and ready mix concrete.

Event Details

Date: Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Location: Mirabeau Park Hotel, 1100 N. Sullivan Road, Spokane Valley, WA 99037

Room Reservations:  For those needing to book a room, please call the hotel at 
(509) 924-9000 and refer to our group "WA ACI Chapter".  A block of 11 rooms has been established with an Executive King Rate of $89 + taxes. Rooms will go fast so book as soon as possible!

  • 3:00pm     Check In at Hotel
  • 3:15pm     Overview of Ready-Mix Operations "What It Takes & How It Works"
  • 4:00pm     Board the bus for a hands-on tour of the Central Pre-Mix Facility (Both wet and dry batch plants)
  • 6:00pm     Return to Hotel for a hosted student reception and dinner.


We have moved to a credit card only payment method.  Please have a credit card ready before starting your registration.

Early Registration Fees (On or before 4/11/19)
Member Rate: $50
Non-Member Rate: $60
Student Rate: $15  (Thank You Sponsors!)

For Registrations Received on or after 4/12/19
Member Rate: $60
Non-Member Rate: $70
Student Rate: $25


Contact: Nikki Blase | [email protected] | 206.878.1622