More stories about Operations

  • Vulcan Materials Buys Agg Operations

    Vulcan Materials Co. has completed six acquisitions that expand the company's footprint and reserves in the U.S.

  • Trades and Acquisitions

    Several producers have notably increased their stake in the North American concrete industry through trades and acquisitions in key markets.

  • Keeping your Hydraulic Fluid Clean

    Most hydraulic component failures can be traced to hydraulic oil problems. Clean oil can be a challenge for vehicles and other construction equipment.

  • Sharing North American Concrete Production Ideas with India

    I plan to profile several recently erected production plants. I’d like to profile ready-mixed concrete, pipe production, wet-cast precast, block, and hollowcore operations to our Indian attendees. And I'm looking for recent projects to profile.

  • CIM Program Names new Board

    The National Steering Committee for the Concrete Industry Management program, a business intensive program that awards students with a four-year Bachelor of Science degree in Concrete Industry Management, recently elected new officers and board members.

  • Obit: Richard D. Gaynor

    Richard D. Gaynor, a leading figure in the ready-mixed concrete industry, died July 16 at the age of 83.

  • Hyundai Diesel Forklift for Demanding Operations

    Hyundai’s 160D-7E diesel forklift incorporates power and efficiency with durability and safety, a necessary combination for completing any job.

  • Heldenfels Hires Exec, Promotes Another

    Texas precast producer Heldenfels Enterprises hires a new vice president and promotes another to director of plant operations who will oversee all plant production operations.

  • John Deere Ultimate Uptime Optimizes Customer Operations, Profitability

    The new Ultimate Uptime customer support solution from John Deere is designed to improve customers' profitability by maximizing productivity and uptime while lowering operating costs.

  • NRMCA Honors Leaders at Convention

    The National Ready Mixed Concrete Association presented the several awards during its annual convention held earlier this month in Las Vegas, just before the CONEXPO-CON/AGG Show.