NRMCA – Commitment to Environmental Excellence Awards

The National Ready Mixed Concrete Association honors 11 plants and their owners in the 2020 Environmental Excellence Awards program. Now in its 25th year, the competition offers NRMCA producer members national recognition for outstanding contributions to protecting the environment and maintaining sound management practices in their operations. The awards salute operators that have not only met, but surpassed governmental compliance…

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U.S. Concrete bolts on Sugar City properties to Central Concrete

Sources: U.S. Concrete Inc., Euless, Texas; CP staff U.S. Concrete has closed on the assets of Sugar City Building Materials Co. in San Francisco’s East Bay area, adding two ready mixed concrete sites, two concrete recycling systems plus a retail store to its San Jose-based Central Concrete Supply Co. flagship. The deal extends the producer’s Westside Concrete Materials network to…

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Front Line Excellence

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The National Ready Mixed Concrete Association’s 24th Ready Mixed Concrete Delivery Professional Driver of the Year program recognizes three industry veterans from a pool of outstanding nominees. The Safety, Environmental and Operations Committee assembled a panel of judges to weigh nominees’ competence, driving skills, number of years without an accident, and colleague or customer testimonials.

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NRMCA Commitment to Environmental Excellence Awards

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The National Ready Mixed Concrete Association Commitment to Environmental Excellence Awards salute sound operating practices ensuring resource conservation, water or air pollution prevention, plus enlightened plant and fleet team members. Now in its 24th year, the program honors producer members that have surpassed federal, state or local agency compliance requirements and demonstrated environmental commitment by investing in plant and human capital.

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Front Line Excellence

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The National Ready Mixed Concrete Association’s 23rd Ready Mixed Concrete Delivery Professional Driver of the Year program recognizes four industry veterans from a pool of outstanding nominees. The NRMCA Safety, Environmental and Operations Committee assembled a panel of judges to weigh nominees’ competence, driving skills, number of years without an accident, and colleague or customer testimonials.

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NRMCA honors Central, Chandler, GCC, Wayne delivery professionals

Sources: National Ready Mixed Concrete Association, Silver Spring, Md.; CP staff

NRMCA has named David Buoncristiani of Central Concrete Supply Co., San Jose, Calif., the 2019 Ready Mixed Concrete Delivery Professional Driver of the Year. Based at the producer’s South San Francisco plant, he is recognized for career achievements, outstanding safety record, professionalism, driving competency and customer service skills. 

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PRODUCERS – SEPTEMBER 2018

LafargeHolcim has closed on the assets of Metro Mix LLC, a ready mixed producer with Denver and Castle Rock, Colo., plants and a payroll of 50. Metro Mix reported 2017 sales upward of $30 million and serves a fast growing market where construction is projected to remain strong thanks to large jobs and population growth.

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U.S. Concrete lands key aggregates assets, upping the Vulcan ante for Polaris

Sources: U.S. Concrete Inc., Euless, Texas; Vulcan Materials Co., Birmingham, Ala.; CP staff

U.S. Concrete has secured a premium aggregates source to integrate with its 12-plant Central Concrete Supply Co. ready mixed business in northern California. The producer bested a Vulcan Materials offer for Vancouver, B.C.-based Polaris Materials Corp., which distributes sand & gravel from a major Vancouver Island deposit through five San Francisco Bay Area and Los Angeles market sites.

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Chandler Concrete veteran Woods named NRMCA Driver of the Year

Sources: National Ready Mixed Concrete Association, Silver Spring, Md.; CP staff

Burice Woods, a 37-year veteran of Burlington, N.C.-based Chandler Concrete Co. is NRMCA’s 2017 Ready Mixed Concrete Delivery Professional Driver of the Year. Based at a Roxboro, N.C., plant, he is honored for career achievements, outstanding safety record, professionalism, driving competency and customer service skills.

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