Welcome to the Washington Aggregates & Concrete Association

Founded in 1959, The Washington Aggregates & Concrete Association is a non-profit industry trade association representing sand, gravel, quarry rock, cement, ready mix concrete, related businesses and suppliers in Washington State. For nearly 55 years, the Association is dedicated to strengthening our collective industry and to keep it abreast of the changing way we do business.


2014 Annual EIC Awards

CONGRATS to our 2014 EIC Grand Award Winner, Chief Joseph Fish Hatchery!  For a list of all other entries this year, and entries from previous years, please visit our NEW WACA YouTube Channel.

If you would like to submit a project for the 2015 EIC Awards, please check back in October 2014 for the online entry form! 

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Upcoming Meetings & Events

WA ACI Chapter Meeting Information
The Panama Canal: 01/14/15 - Register

MSHA/Part 46 Refresher Training
Dates: 01/08 - 01/22 - 02/03/15
Click Here to Print a Registration Form

2015 Annual Summer Meeting
Dates: 07/10-12/15 (Campbell's Resort)

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ACI Certifications & Training

Classes are listed AS SOON as they become available. We are constantly working on scheduling new classes.  Phone calls will be referred back to our website.

Upcoming Certifications:

Jan 23, 2015 - Adhesive Anchor Exam 
Jan 27, 2015 - Strength Testing (Seattle)
Feb 4-5, 2015 - Aggregate Testing (Seattle)

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NRMCA Short Course in Seattle - February 9-13, 2015  -  SOLD OUT

NRMCA's Concrete Technologist Training and Certification “Short Course” provides intensive training and certification on the fundamentals of concrete, aggregates and concrete mixture materials. The “Short Course” is a 5-day program, with 4 days of training and the last day for certification exams. The course emphasizes nationally accepted standard procedures and practices by referencing ACI and ASTM documents. It is held twice a year – in Maryland every fall, and at a regional location in the U.S. each winter. For more information on this course, please use the following links:

2015 MSHA / Part 46 Refresher Training

Registration for the 2015 MSHA/Part 46 Refresher Training is now available.  Part 46 requires 8 hours of Annual Refresher training for “Experienced and Newly Hired Miners” as per MSHA regulations.  The WACA Safety Committee offers affordable and comprehensive Aggregate industry specific training modules to help you satisfy these requirements.

This 1-day program is designed to bring you both MNM industry specific topics and/or Annual First Aid refresher hours (4) to satisfy the 8 hours of required training.  Your existing safety plan should be modified to include the training elements presented when attending this program.  Part 46 Deadline for Annual Training is within a 12 month period of previous training.

To register for this event, please click the following link:  2015 MSHA / Part 46 Registration Form Download


Revised ACI 318-14 released after 6-year process, Seminar to Follow

The American Concrete Institute has revised the standard for structural concrete in the 519-page "American Concrete Institute's Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete (ACI 318-14)." The book was released last month and is following the release with a series of Seminars across the United States. For more information on the seminar that will be held in March of 2015, please Click Here.

Register now for World of Concrete 2015

It’s official! World of Concrete 2015 will be the largest show in over six years with 600,000+ net sq. ft. of indoor & outdoor exhibit space and over 1,100 exhibitors. Register Today!