Source: Associated Builders & Contractors, Washington, D.C.
Design and construction industry leaders, along with building owners and operators, have pledged to promote resilience in contemporary planning, building materials, project specifications and operational techniques as the solution to making the nation’s aging infrastructure more safe and secure.
Source: The White House
Proclaiming May National Building Safety Month, President Barack Obama notes:
Sources: Titan America LLC, Norfolk, Va.; CP Staff
Titan America has formed ST Equipment & Technology LLC (STET) to further expand the development of its separation technology in fly ash and mineral applications worldwide. STET is positioned to leverage proprietary treatment and classification equipment of Separation Technologies Inc. (STI), a Titan subsidiary since 2002.
Source: Shockey Companies, Winchester, Va.
A series of executive promotions will secure the next generation of leadership for Shockey Cos. concrete and construction operations, led by the naming of Jeff Boehm president of Howard Shockey & Sons Inc. and Tom McCabe president of Shockey Precast Group.
Sources: Oldcastle Precast, Perris, Calif.; CP staff
As part of California Department of Transportation’s $1.6 billion Santa Ana Freeway (Interstate 5) South Corridor Improvement Project, Oldcastle Precast-Perris is fabricating 158.5-ft. prestressed concrete super girders for the Norwalk-San Antonio Bridge—built in stages entailing placement of seven, four and nine beams.
Sources: U.S. Concrete Inc, Euless, Texas; CP staff
U.S. Concrete’s San Jose-based business, Central Concrete Supply Co., has been recognized for contributions to a finely detailed, 3D model of the Point Lobos State Marine Reserve, located south of Monterey along the central coast of California.
Sources: Cemex S.A.B. de C.V., Monterrey, Mexico; CP staff
The Cemex Board unanimously appointed Rogelio Zambrano chairman and Feranando Gonzalez chief executive officer four days after the death of Lorenzo H. Zambrano, 70, who held the titles, respectively, since 1995 and 1985.
Sources: CP staff; National Labor Relations Board; Teamsters Local 137, Redding, Calif.
Under a settlement with the NLRB, Fontana, Calif.-based Commodity Trucking Acquisition LLC has entered a three-year collective bargaining agreement with Teamsters 137 and will cover $262,000 in back pay for drivers at its Yuba City, Calif., business, Dispatch Transportation, formerly Valley Aggregate Transport Inc.
Sources: Masonry Association of Florida, Orlando; National Concrete Masonry Association, Herndon, Va.; CP staff
State Representatives approved the Concrete Masonry Education Act, creating a Florida Concrete Masonry Education Council as a direct support organization under the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity.
Sources: National Ready Mixed Concrete Association, Silver Spring, Md.; CP staff
Cemex has published an Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) for 12 mix designs produced at its Pier 92 plant in San Francisco, a market laden with green-building practitioners and clients who are stepping up supplier transparency requirements with the tightening of project rating systems, chief among them the EPD-incentivizing LEED v4.