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  • Vulcan Materials Company Announces Senior Leadership Appointments

    Vulcan Materials Company, the nation's largest producer of construction aggregates, today announced the following leadership changes, effective January 1, 2014, in furtherance of the Company's management succession process.

     
  • Vulcan Materials Company Announces Senior Leadership Appointments

    Vulcan Materials Company, the nation's largest producer of construction aggregates, today announced the following leadership changes, effective January 1, 2014, in furtherance of the Company's management succession process.

     
  • Lafarge to Exit North American Market?

    Aggregate Research reports on word from an anonymous source that Lafarge is selling its Maryland assets. Potential buyers have been identified.

     
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    Nelson Ready Mix Receives Top Award

    The BC Ready Mix Concrete Association has recognized Nelson Ready Mix's efforts to achieve the best five-year safety record in the industry from 2007 through 2012 with no lost time accidents.

     
  • CalCIMA Announces Safety Awards Recipients

    The California Construction & Industrial Materials Association (CalCIMA) announces the recipients of the 2013 CalCIMA Excellence in Safety Awards.

     
  • CEMEX Implements "Water Policy" for Global Water Management

    CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V. announced today that it is implementing a Corporate Water Policy that defines its global strategy for responsible water management and acts as a framework for the development of local water conservation and efficiency strategies across its operations worldwide.

     
  • Dayton Superior Names Peter Viens to Senior Vice President, Operations Post

    Dayton Superior Corporation, the leading North American provider of engineered product solutions for the nonresidential concrete construction market, is pleased to announce Peter Viens has joined the company as Senior Vice President, Operations.

     
  • Cemstone Names Jacob Gave, P.E. Civil Engineered Sales

    Cemstone, an Upper Midwest leader in ready-mixed, engineered and architectural concrete, as well as aggregates, announced that Jacob Gave, P.E., has joined the company in the position of Civil Engineered Sales Representative.

     
  • Clark Pacific Celebrates 50 Years in Business With San Francisco Gala

    West Sacramento-based Clark Pacific celebrated its 50th Anniversary on Tuesday, November 19th, at the Bently Reserve in San Francisco.

     
  • ICSC Call for Abstracts

    The National Ready Mixed Concrete Association, RMC Research & Education Foundation, and the Portland Cement Association are seeking abstracts for the 2014 International Concrete Sustainability Conference, May 12-15, 2014, at the Hyatt Regency Cambridge, in Boston.

     
  • EPA Offers Funding to Reduce Pollution from Diesel Engines

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has made available $2 million in funding for rebates to help public and private construction equipment owners replace or retrofit older diesel construction engines. The rebates will reduce harmful pollution and improve air quality in local areas.

     
  • Low Carbon Economy

    The European cement industry has presented five routes to a low carbon future, with the goal of reducing carbon emissions by 80 percent by 2050.

     
  • CarbonCure and Northfield Block Release First North American Concrete Health Product Declaration

    CarbonCure Technologies Inc. and Chicago-based Northfield Block, a division of Oldcastle APG, are once again leading the green movement sweeping the concrete industry by issuing the first Health Product Declaration for any concrete product in North America.

     
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    Can’t Wait for Washington

    A look at what's ahead for precast, from the NPCA.

     
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    Power WOC Breakfasts

    Las Vegas never sleeps. So for those World of Concrete attendees who arrive early at the Las Vegas Convention Center, we’ve launched “Breakfast with the Experts”.

     
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    SDC Seeks Support for SCC Live

    At SCC Live, Strategic Development Council’s outreach will focus on self-consolidating concrete. SDC members have identified SCC as a critical industry technology.

     
  • Pavement Design Assistance Program - it’s as Easy as 1, 2, 3

    The Ready Mixed Concrete Association of Ontario will be launching its new Pavement Design Assistance Program (PDAP.ca) at Concrete Canada running from December 4-6 at the Metro Toronto Convention Center in conjunction with Construct Canada.

     
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    Learn How to Avoid a Top OSHA Violation

    3M, Capital Safety, Elk River, and Honeywell Safety Products fall-protection experts will conduct training exercises twice a day during World of Concrete Jan. 20 – 24, 2014, in Las Vegas.

     
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    Construction Employment Hits 50-Month High

    Construction employment hit a 50-month high as employers added 11,000 jobs in October, and the industry unemployment rate fell to 9 percent. That's the fifth consecutive month of sector job gains, according to an analysis of new government data by the Associated General Contractors of America.

     
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    Make WOC Monday a SCC Day

    Want to learn more about SCC? Rich Scezy will be present a World of Concrete Seminar on self-consolidating concrete on Monday 20. His presentation is part of the WOC Education Program Production track. The track includes seminars on mix designs, self-consolidating concrete and chemical admixtures.

     
 
 
 
 

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