Data & Markets

  • Enrollment Now Open for Concrete MBA

    Thinking about furthering your career with an advanced degree?

     
  • All new OTIA III bridges in the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area adhered to the I-84 Corridor Strategy design guidelines. To match their environment, the bridges either blend in with the dark, natural basalt found throughout the Pacific Northwest or reflect the lighter, dry landscape of the eastern Gorge, shown here at the Moffett Creek Bridge.

    Building Distinct Concrete Bridges

    Decorative concrete bridges preserve communities’ cultural identities. Oregon has replaced 271 highway bridges since 2003.

     
  • Wells Concrete Acquires Hanson Structural Precast

    The Minnesota-based company acquires Hanson’s Maple Grove facilities.

     
  • America: One Big Pothole

    A former U.S. transportation secretary and congressman took Washington to task for not spending money on the nation’s infrastructure. “Without infrastructure, America would not be the great country that it is,” said Ray LaHood.

     
  • NRMCA Publishes Concrete in Support of LEED v4

    Concrete Group Publishes Environmental Impacts of Concrete in Support of LEED v4.

     
  • U.S. Concrete is Now Bigger In Texas, NY

    Two recent acquisitions have expanded the company's presence in three major Texas cities and in aggregate distribution and volumetric ready-mixed concrete offerings.

     
  • 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.

     
  • Command Alkon Names new CFO

    Command Alkon has promoted Andrew Ellis to chief financial officer. He joined the company as corporate controller in 2012.

     
  • New Boom Pump from Schwing

    Schwing has expanded their boom pump lineup with a new model, bringing the truck-mounted concrete pump with placing boom line to a total of 16 different models.

     
  • 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.

     
  • 2014 TCP Survey Round-Up

    Here are the articles and web extras from the 2014 The Concrete Producer Survey.

     
  • Trades and Acquisitions

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

     
  • Alessandro Buzzi ended his 11-year tenure as chairman of Buzzi Unicem

    The Concrete Industry's Managers

    During 2013-14, we have seen the exit of many executives who have dedicated their careers to the concrete industry. Their departures could mean significant changes globally.

     
  • Although Cemex sales fell in Mexico in 2013, the Mexican producer saw improved demand in most U.S. markets.

    TCP's Top 10 Producers

    The top public companies producing concrete in North America benefited from a recovering U.S. economy in 2013. Many had success in markets where residential construction rebounded.

     
  • TCP Survey: A Rebuilding Year

    Producers try to make the most of an improving economy by focusing on core businesses. Some budgets are still tight; others producers are buying new equipment.

     
  • TCP Survey: Precast Producers see Steady Growth

    The National Precast Concrete Association expects precast sales to grow 6%, or $16 billion, in 2014.

     
  • Concrete Holds Many Opportunities

    Despite some trials and tribulations, our industry leaders are positive about the future.

     
  • The State of the Ready Mixed Industry

    Challenging times lie ahead, but in a good way. Expect volume and pricing growth, driven by increased demand and shortages in the industry's ability to meet this demand.

     
  • HeidelbergCement Seeks to Spin Off Hanson

    HeidelbergCement announces potential IPO of its U.S.-based Hanson Building Products unit.

     
  • Precast Concrete Market Set to Accelerate in GCC

    Precast will help Expo 2020 and World Cup 2022 construction targets.

     
 
 
 

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