Sources: National Association of Manufacturers, Washington, D.C.; CP staff
Portland Cement Association and peer groups representing enclosure and structure types that compete head to head with concrete methods have joined a National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) legal effort to stop implementation of the Clean Power Plan, through which the Environmental Protection Agency seeks sharp reductions in carbon dioxide emissions from utilities and energy-intensive industries.
Sources: Quikrete Companies, Atlanta; CP staff
Pavestone brought to 2015 Hardscape North America a mobile app programmed as a comprehensive, start to finish resource for residential and commercial projects incorporating the company’s flagship and regional unit masonry brands. The technology led offerings the producer unveiled during the October 22-23 event, staged at the Kentucky Exposition Center, Louisville.
Sources: International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT), Washington, D.C.; CP staff
Drivers delivering ready mixed concrete to building and infrastructure sites using state or local funds are covered under California Assembly Bill 219, which stipulates prevailing wage terms for contractors and suppliers, and was signed earlier this month by Governor Jerry Brown.
Source: Terex Corp., Westport, Conn.
As it approaches a merger with Finland’s Konecranes, Terex has named John L. Garrison Jr. chief executive officer, president and director effective November 2. He replaces Ron DeFeo, who is retiring after 23 years at the helm, but will serve as executive chairman through year’s end, and continue as a consultant through 2016.
Sources: U.S. Concrete Inc., Euless, Texas; CP staff
Ronnie Pruitt has joined U.S. Concrete as senior vice president and chief operating officer, a new position charged with direct oversight of ready mixed, aggregate and ancillary operations in New York and New Jersey, Texas and Oklahoma, and California.