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The National Ready Mixed Concrete Association’s 21st Ready Mixed Concrete Driver of the Year program recognizes four industry veterans from a pool of outstanding delivery professionals across the country. The NRMCA Operations, Environmental and Safety Committee assembled a panel of judges to weigh nominees’ competence, driving skills, number of years without an on- or off-road accident, and colleague or customer testimonials.

Ernst Enterprises of Georgia Inc. recently upgraded its Lawrenceville headquarters site with a second transit mixed plant, built alongside a smaller model installed in 2002. An overdue pick up in commercial and residential building throughout Atlanta had challenged the producer to keep pace with customers especially fixated on morning deliveries—thanks to peak construction season weather factors and heavy traffic year round.

Construction materials producers and their customers in commercial and non-building markets are gearing up for the ConExpo-Con/Agg and IFPE 2017 exhibitions, March 7-11 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The shows spotlight the latest technologies, products and best practices for the construction and construction materials and fluid power/power transmission/motion control industries.