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Oliver Delery Jr. receives Award of Merit.

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Sep 26, 2013 - ASTM International Committee C13 on Concrete Pipe has honored Oliver Delery Jr., Louisiana and Mississippi sales manager and engineer at Hanson Pipe and Precast LLC, New Orleans, LA, with Award of Merit for his exceptional leadership and service to the committee and contributions to the development of standards for concrete pipe. A member of ASTM International since 1982, Delery has served as chairman of C13 since 2007 and received Robert R. Litehiser Award from the committee in 2000.

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Oliver Delery Jr. Receives ASTM International Award of Merit for Contributions to Concrete Pipe Standards

Press release date: Sep 17, 2013

W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., —ASTM International Committee C13 on Concrete Pipe has honored Oliver Delery Jr., Louisiana and Mississippi sales manager and engineer at Hanson Pipe and Precast LLC, New Orleans, La., with the Award of Merit. The Award of Merit and its accompanying title of fellow is ASTM’s highest organizational recognition for distinguished service and outstanding participation in ASTM technical committee activities. 

A member of ASTM International since 1982, Committee C13 recognized Delery for his exceptional leadership and service to the committee and contributions to the development of standards for concrete pipe. He has served as chairman of C13 since 2007 and has helped significantly broaden the membership of the committee through his work. He received the Robert R. Litehiser Award from the committee in 2000.   

Delery assumed his role at Hanson Pipe and Precast in 2002. Prior to that he was Gulf Coast vice president/corporate engineer at Choctaw Inc., New Orleans, La., and president of New Orleans Cement Products Co. Inc. A licensed civil engineer in the states of Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas, he specializes in concrete pipe and pre-cast products for storm and sanitary sewer applications. 

In addition to ASTM International, Delery is a member and past chairman of the board of the American Concrete Pipe Association, where he has received the Richard E. Barnes Lifetime Achievement Award and Richard C. Longfellow Award. He is also a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers, the American Public Works Association, the Concrete and Aggregates Association of Louisiana, the Louisiana Engineering Society and the National Society of Professional Engineers. He holds a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from Tulane University, New Orleans, La.

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