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  • Lafarge Canada Inc. Acquires Ready-mix Plants from James Dick Construction Ltd.

    Lafarge Canada Inc., Canada's largest provider of solutions to the construction and development industry, today announced it has completed the acquisition of eight ready-mix manufacturing plants from James Dick Construction Limited.

     
  • Vulcan Materials Announces The Sale Of Florida Cement and Concrete Assets

    Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE: VMC), the nation's largest producer of construction aggregates, announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell the Company's cement and concrete businesses in the Florida area to Cementos Argos for gross cash proceeds of $720 million.

     
  • Cement Outlook: Congress is the Wild Card

    All the pieces are in place to trigger a multiyear increase in demand for portland cement.

     
  • Industry’s Most Influential Recognized

    Concrete Construction and The Concrete Producer presented the Most Influential People of 2013 on Tuesday afternoon at the World of Concrete.

     
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    Countdown to World of Concrete 2014

    With two weeks to go until the big show, here are 14 things you don’t want to miss.

     
  • A Look Back at 2013, and Ahead to 2014

    The performance of the construction industry in 2013 is proof that things are improving. Housing permits and federal spending have both increased.

     
  • CarbonCure Draws Top Talent With Two New Hires

    Green technology developer CarbonCure Technologies Inc. boosts its growing team with two key hires.

     
  • Clark Pacific Wins 2013 AGC Safety Award

    West-Sacramento-based Clark Pacific received the highly coveted Construction Safety and Excellence Award at a ceremony hosted recently by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC).

     
  • 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.

     
  • 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.

     
  • About Time Technologies WebClock

    WebClock, the newest innovative addition to the AboutTime solutions suite, allows employees to clock IN/OUT and choose task assignments from any device with a browser or internet connection. No software or installation is needed. Superior integration technology and On-Demand reporting lets you know...

     
  • This bag has traveled far and wide this year, helping its owner promote World of Concrete, Americas main concrete event.

    World of Concrete goes International

    Rick Yelton has shared the World of Concrete experience far and wide, traveling to Brazil, India, and the Philippines this year. He found producers and contractors share common problems and successes in every part of the world.

     
  • The Third Coast, or the Gulf of Mexico coast from the southern tip of Texas to the southern tip of Florida, will be the fastest growing region of the U.S. over the next decade.

    Gulf Coast and West will Boom the next Decade

    The fastest growing area of the U.S. will be the coast of the Gulf of Mexico from the U.S.-Mexico border to the west coast of Florida. The Inland West region will do well also.

     
  • Pre-tax profit and ready-mix production both improved in 2012.

    Will 2013 Signal a Return to Profits?

    Finances improved in 2012, but as a whole, the industry still operated at a loss. 2013 has demonstrated progress, and the author projects the industry will return to profitability this year.

     
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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.

     
  • Viewpoint For Project Collaboration

    Viewpoint For Project Collaboration provides diverse project stakeholders and geographically dispersed construction team members a web-oriented, multitenant cloud-based product to access project related information including the ability to manage, distribute, mark-up and audit drawings, submittals...

     
  • The NexTraq GPS Fleet Tracking Solution

    The NexTraq Fleet Tracking solution is the most comprehensive, reliable and easy-to-use solution in the telematics industry.

     
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    CECE and CEMA present action plan for growth to the EU Parliament

    The Presidents of CECE and CEMA, Mr. Johann Sailer and Mr Gilles Dryancour, have presented to the EU Parliament a manifesto with a 10-point action plan for a strong industrial production in Europe. Doing this, the European construction equipment and agricultural machinery industries underline that...

     
  • Top 10 Publicly Traded Ready-Mix Producers in 2012

    Things are looking up for the top concrete producers in North America; 2012 revenue reports indicate they are gradually earning back business lost during the recession years. We rank these companies by revenue and employees (in North America only), and take a look at their growth, acquisitions...

     
 
 
 

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