Delta Tri-Angle 2016 Issue 2 - Page 6

SEMO UNIVERSITY CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT STUDENTS TOUR CAPE READY MIX On April 13, 2016 the Cape Girardeau Ready Mix Plant hosted Dr. John Dudley’s Construction Management class from Southeast Missouri State University. The students’ tour included an overview of Ready Mix operations, including scheduling, quality control, batching and delivery. The tour began with Randy Hobbs, Operations Manager, giving an overview of the Regional Complex operations and talked about the importance of safety in operations. John Salentine, Plant Manager, demonstrated the truck loading process, while a specialized batch mixture was loaded in the truck. The students met with Shane Matlock, Quality Control Technician, and actually tested the concrete. They checked slump and air content of the loaded concrete before it went to the jobsite. Matlock discussed job specifications and how the specs helps Delta Concrete determine which mix would best fit the customer needs and budget. Matlock discussed water-cement ratios and how the ratios can affect the strength and durability of the concrete. They also reviewed the workability for placement and finishing. Salentine and Matlock shared some of the hazards, when proper quality standards were not followed by the subcontractor finishing crews. In the control room, Salentine discussed the order- delivery process from start to finish. The group Shane Matlock reviews QC s Α•Μέ₯Ρ  ½ΈƒŠM5…Έ ±…ΝΜΈ()Ρ½ΥΙ•Ρ‘”ΝΡ½­Α₯±•Μ…ΉΝ…܁™₯ΙΝΡ‘…Ή)Ρ‘”ΑΙ½‘ՍΡ₯½ΈΑΙ½•ΝΜΈM•Ω•Ι…°ΝΡΥ‘•ΉΡΜ)•αΑΙ•ΝΝ•₯ΉΡ•Ι•ΝЁ₯ΈΡ‘” ½΅΅…Ή) …э‘₯ΉœΝεΝΡ•΄…ΉΡ‘”έ…δέ”…Έ)͍‘•‘Υ±”°…ΉΡΙ…¬₯ΈΙ•…°Ρ₯΅”ΈQ‘”½Ι‘•Θ)Ρ…­₯Ήœ…Ή•ΉΡΙδΑΙ½•Ν́•΅Α‘…Ν₯镐)Ρ‘…Ёё”₯΅Α½ΙΡ…Ή”½˜Ι•½Ι‘₯Ήœ½ΙΙ•Π)₯Ή™½Ι΅…Ρ₯½ΈΈ%Ё₯́•±Ρ‡Šé½΅΅₯Ρ΅•ΉΠΡ‘…Π)½ΥȁΥΝΡ½΅•Ίɕ•₯Ω”Ρ‘”Ι₯‘ЁΑΙ½‘Սа₯Έ)Ρ‘”Ι₯‘ЁΕΥ…ΉΡ₯Ρ₯•Μ°…Ёё”Ι₯‘ЁΡ₯΅”Έ)Q‘”Ω₯Ν₯Ё•Ή‘•έ₯Ρ „±₯Ω•±δΕΥ•ΝΡ₯½Έ€Ό)…ΉΝݕȁ͕ΝΝ₯½Έ°™…₯±₯Ρ…Ρ•‰δ…ΈΙ₯•Θ°)Ι•„5…Ή…•ΘΈ ½ΉΝΡΙՍΡ₯½Έ5…Ή…•΅•ΉΠ)ΝΡΥ‘•ΉΡ́ݕɔ…‰±”ΡΌΝ•” …Α”I•…‘δ5₯ΰ)₯Έ…Ρ₯½Έ€΄…Έ½Α•Ι…Ρ₯Ήœ‰ΥΝ₯Ή•Ν́ё…Ё‘…́„()]1 =5)995=II%L)M½ΥΡ‘•ΙΈ%±±₯Ή½₯́MΡ½Ή”) I1=L-%9)%±±₯Ή½₯́1…ˆ))=!8M19Q%9) …Α”₯Ι…Ι‘•…ԁI4A±…ΉΠ))M=8Y%L)%±±₯Ή½₯́1…ˆ$)I=8=IQ9H)5₯ΝΝ½ΥΙ€1…ˆ((Ωπ() 8%Y%) …Α”₯Ι…Ι‘•…ԁΝΑ‘…±ΠA±…ΉΠ)I=H e=I)Α•ΰM‘½ΐ)5QPU 9-L$) ½ΉΝΡΙՍΡ₯½ΈQΙՍ­₯Ήœ)1UI1=]Id€$)%±±₯Ή½₯́½ΥΉΡ₯Ήœ$))I5dMA%9-L$)Ι­…ΉΝ…́ ½ΉΝΡΙՍΡ₯½Έ()•±Ρ„ ½΅Α…Ή₯•Μ%ΉŒΈ€ΘΐΔ؁9•έΝ±•ΡΡ•Θ((π()%MMU€Μ())=!8I= IQL$)%±±₯Ή½₯́ ½ΉΝΡΙՍΡ₯½Έ))5 %9Q=M €$)M½ΥΡ‘•ΙΈ%±±₯Ή½₯́MΡ½Ή”)Q%4!55=8$)%±±₯Ή½₯́1…ˆ$)5% !0I%QQL$)Ι­…ΉΝ…́ ½ΉΝΡΙՍΡ₯½Έ())½‘ΈM…±•ΉΡ₯Ή”°A±…ΉΠ5…Ή…•Θ…ΉΙ₯¬!…ɝɅٔ)‘•΅½ΉΝΡΙ…Ρ”Ρ‘” …э  ½ΉΡΙ½°MεΝΡ•΄Έ()±½Π½˜΅½Ω₯ΉœΑ…ΙΡ́…Ήέ½Ι­₯ΉœΡ½•Ρ‘•ΘΡΌ)Ν…™•±δΑΙ½‘Ս”Ρ‘”‘₯‘•ΝЁΕΥ…±₯Ρ䁍½ΉΙ•Ρ”)ΡΌ½ΥȁΥΝΡ½΅•ΙΜΈ()]!I%L)Q!PM!=Y0ό)%Έ•… ₯ΝΝΥ”½˜Ρ‘”QΙ₯…Ή±”)Ρ‘•Ι”έ₯±°‰”„‘₯‘‘•ΈΝ‘½Ω•°)έ₯Ρ‘₯Έ½Ή”½˜Ρ‘”…ΙΡ₯±•ΜΈ%˜ε½Τ)™₯ΉΡ‘”Ν‘½Ω•°°Ν•Ή…Έ”΅΅…₯°)ΡΌ±ΑΙε‘•±Ρ…½ΜΉ½΄έ₯Ρ Ρ‘”)…ΙΡ₯±”Ρ₯Ρ±”…Ήε½Υȁ…‘‘Ι•ΝΜΈ) ”Ρ‘”™₯ΙΝЁѼΙ•ΝΑ½Ήέ₯Ρ Ρ‘”)½ΙΙ•Π±½…Ρ₯½Έ…ΉΙ••₯Ω”„)™Ι•”₯™Π…ɐ„((0