The recipient of this year’s Lifetime Achievement award is CSDA Past President Rick Norland. Rick has served on the CSDA Board of Directors for many years and is the head instructor for the CSDA training programs. He is a Licensed Professional Mechanical Engineer who has spent many years in the concrete cutting industry with Boart Longyear, Diamant Boart and General Electric and most recently as president of his own consulting business, Echo GPR. Norland has published numerous articles and manuals of a technical and scientific nature in addition to receiving patents for his inventions of equipment relating to the industry. Norland is often called upon to assist in projects worldwide. He is also actively involved in the modification and testing of new and existing equipment. He will be honored during a ceremony at the Manufacturers’ Night at the Dali Museum.