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ORGANIZATIONS - APRIL 2017

The National Concrete Masonry Association will stage the International Concrete Exposition Machinery & Equipment Show (ICON Expo) February 9-10, 2018, in Indianapolis, billing it as the only machinery and equipment venue completely dedicated to the manufactured concrete masonry and hardscape industry.

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PRODUCERS - APRIL 2017

Sweden’s Thomas Concrete Group has acquired three North Carolina and South Carolina ready mixed plants, strategic to the Myrtle Beach market. They join 64 other plants, across the Carolinas and Georgia, under a U.S. headquarters in Atlanta.

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ORGANIZATIONS - MARCH 2017

The American Concrete Institute has presented its Construction Award to N.J. Gardner, FACI, University of Ottawa, and Luc Monette of HP Engineering Inc., Ottawa, for their work in parametric analysis evaluation of flat plates constructed using a single level of shores and multiple levels of elastic reshores.

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MANUFACTURERS - MARCH 2017

Texas-based Concrete Results Inc. has established a division supporting professional financial analysts and fund managers seeking strategic investments within the global building materials industry. With over 40 years of direct senior executive leadership in the international cement, concrete, aggregate, fly ash, and concrete products industry, Concrete Results President Mark Muratore and colleagues will offer strategic insight on the sector.

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PRODUCERS - MARCH 2017

Brenda Harris has joined the Oldcastle APG management team with direct line responsibility to grow masonry cladding market share. With more than 30 years in hardscape and masonry markets, she will take a leadership role with several new product lines, such as the Echelon Masonry Veneers’ new Be.On Stone, a mechanically fastened (anchored) product proven to enhance a building’s moisture deflection properties; improve labor efficiencies; reduce jobsite waste; and, equal to installation in virtually any adverse climate.

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