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  • New Vulcan Materials Leaders

    Vulcan Materials Co. announced new division leadership and changes to its organizational structure. The new structure, effective Jan. 1, places key leaders within the organization in seven operating divisions.

     
  • Advanced Concrete Technologies (ACT) Celebrates 25th Anniversary

    Advanced Concrete Technologies, Inc. (ACT) celebrated their 25th anniversary as North America’s leading provider of single source concrete mixing and batching plant equipment.

     
  • Calstar Products Appoints Barry as CFO

    Finance veteran brings diverse leadership experience to CalStar team.

     
  • Command Alkon names new VP

    Command Alkon has promoted Gustavo Vargas to vice president. He has worked for Command Alkon for more than 16 years and has worked for a large multinational cement and ready-mix company.

     
  • Asphalt Specialists Ordered to Pay Nearly $1M in Compensation, Reinstate Terminated Drivers

    The Michigan company has been found in violation of the Surface Transportation Assistance Act by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration.

     
  • Concrete Industry Management Seeks Auction Donations

    The Concrete Industry Management program seeks donations for its 10th annual auction to be held at the World of Concrete on Feb. 4.

     
  • PCA Expands Codes Department; Appoints Hall Manager

    William “Jay” Hall returns to the Portland Cement Association (PCA) as manager of codes and standards.

     
  • Vulcan Names Hill President and CEO

    Vulcan Materials Co. has named J. Thomas Hill president and CEO and elected him to the board of directors. Hill, the former executive vice president and Chief operating officer, succeeds Donald James, who becomes executive chairman.

     
  • Charton to Retire from Cummins

    Steve Charlton, Vice President and Chief Technical Officer - Engine Business, plans to retire from Cummins effective July 1. The company also announced that Jennifer Rumsey has been named Vice President, Engineering for the Engine Business, succeeding Steve Charlton.

     
  • DOT Uses Pervious Concrete for Parking Lot Expansion

    Supporting mobility and minimizing environmental impacts, the Maryland State Highway Administration is installing pervious pavement systems at two park and ride lots in Baltimore and Anne Arundel counties.

     
  • Concrete Employee Safety DVD

    The American Society of Concrete Contractors has released a new Employee Safety Orientation DVD for concrete contractors. The training tool was developed by ASCC’s Safety & Risk Management Council.

     
  • AEM Calls on Congress to Restore Section 179 Small Business Expensing Level

    AEM has called on Congress to restore the small business expensing level, also known as Section 179 expensing, to its previous $500,000 level as well as make it permanent and indexed to inflation.

     
  • Martin Marietta Materials President & CEO Elected Chairman of the Board

    Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. has announced that President and Chief Executive Officer C. Howard (Ward) Nye has been elected to the additional post of Chairman of the Board, upon the retirement of longtime Chairman Stephen P. Zelnak, Jr.

     
  • Timesaving Paving Tool

    FHWA, AASHTO and the Transportation Research Board will help agencies implement a tool that allows contractors to identify concrete pavement surface irregularities during construction.

     
  • Titan America's CEO Announces Plans to Retire

    Titan Group announced that after 20 years at the helm of Titan America, Aris Papadopoulos will be retiring from the position of CEO, effective August 1, 2014.

     
  • Mack Trucks Names Layman VP, Business Development

    Mack Trucks named Brian Layman its new vice president of Business Development. In this newly created role, Layman will be responsible for product segmentation, development and management of sales programs, dealer measurements and new truck sales pricing and quoting activities for truck sales in...

     
  • Concrete Industry Management (CIM) Program Holds Record Breaking Auction at World of Concrete

    The National Steering Committee (NSC) for the Concrete Industry Management (CIM) program raised more than $810,000 in gross revenue at its ninth annual auction, held in conjunction with the World of Concrete on Wednesday, Jan. 22.

     
  • Change of leadership in LANXESS Board of Management

    The Supervisory Board of LANXESS AG has resolved at its meeting today to end, by mutual agreement, the appointment of Axel C. Heitmann as Member and Chairman of the Board of Management of LANXESS AG, effective the end of February 28, 2014.

     
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    OSHA releases new resources to better protect workers

    Tens of thousands of U.S. workers are sickened or die annually, from occupational exposures to hazardous chemicals used regularly in workplaces. The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has launched two new resources to assist companies with worker safety.

     
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    CIM Executive MBA Program opens registration for next cohort

    There's still time to submit an application for the next Concrete Industry Management program cohort. Beginning January 2014, this Master of Business Administration degree in CIM is offered through the Jennings A. Jones College of Business at Middle Tennessee State University.

     
 
 
 
 

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