Corey L. Haeder, chief engineer at Cretex Concrete Products West Inc. in Rapid City, S.D., has received the Merlin G. "IB" Spangler Award from ASTM International Committee C13 on Concrete Pipe for his outstanding technical contributions to the committee.

A member of ASTM International since 2003, Haeder also serves on Committees C09 on Concrete and Concrete Aggregates and C27 on Precast Concrete Products.

Haeder joined Cretex Concrete Products West Inc. in 1997 as an office engineer and assumed his current role in 2003. A graduate of the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, Rapid City, S.D., where he earned both a bachelor's degree and a master's degree in civil engineering, Haeder specializes in buried precast concrete drainage structures and bridges, and was involved in a project that received the Montana Contractors' Association Concrete Excellence Award for Technical Merit in 2010.

Outside ASTM International, Haeder is a member of American Society of Civil Engineers, the American Concrete Institute, the National Society of Professional Engineers, the American Concrete Pipe Association, the American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association, and the South Dakota Engineering Society. He is a registered licensed professional engineer in 15 states.