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ORGANIZATIONS - FEBRUARY 2020

Doug Dayton, P.E., has been named president of the American Concrete Pipe Association, transitioning from that same capacity at Professional Services Industries Inc., a major consulting engineer and construction materials testing firm.

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PRODUCERS - FEBRUARY 2020

Bob Cartmel has joined Colorado-based GCC of America as vice president of U.S. Ready Mix. He arrives with 25-plus years’ experience at Lafarge Canada, serving as president and chief executive officer, regional president of Aggregate and Concrete, and vice president of Strategy and Business Development.

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MANUFACTURERS - JANUARY 2020

Germany’s BASF SE projects a third quarter 2020 closing on the $3.5 billion sale of its Construction Chemicals unit to an affiliate of Lone Star, a global private equity firm with offices in Frankfurt and New York. A subject of speculation since a late-2018 BASF announcement of plans to shop the business, the transaction will include Master Builders concrete admixture and sister brands deeply rooted in construction, maintenance and retrofit. With more than 7,000 employees, the BASF Construction Chemicals business operates production sites and sales offices in more than 60 countries and generated sales of about $2.8 billion in 2018.

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A CASE for Methane Fuel

Case Construction Equipment received the Good Design Award for ProjectTETRA, a methane-powered wheel loader concept that provides an insight into a sustainable, connected and technologically advanced future of construction. The Good Design program is organized by The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design in cooperation with The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies, and recognizes the best designed products across the globe for sustainability, superior design and unparalleled function.

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ORGANIZATIONS - JANUARY 2020

Convening late last year in New Orleans, the American Concrete Pavement Association, named 2019 awards program honorees:

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