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Chaney Enterprises brands new supplies, services business

Maryland-based ready mixed and aggregates producer Chaney Enterprises has merged its legacy Concrete Store and recently acquired Dunkirk Supply businesses to form BuilderUp. In addition to concrete staples and hardscape units, materials and services available at the new entity include custom truss manufacturing and steel fabrication (I beams, columns, wrought iron rails, custom welding), crane services, engineered wood products, doors, windows, lumber, plus general tools and supplies for professional builders of all sizes.

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Cemex rolls out enterprise-wide cyclist, pedestrian safety campaign

Cemex USA recently teamed with BikeHouston, the League of American Bicyclists and Harris County Pct. 5 Constable’s Office to increase safety awareness on the streets by providing cyclists and pedestrians the opportunity to see what is visible from a heavy-duty truck driver’s vantage. Staff parked a mixer truck and cement tanker at the George Bush Park Bike Trail, west of Houston, opening cabs for participants to observe vehicle perimeters and visual limitations.

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Concreate, Corian, Cosentino demonstrate the graying of hard surfaces

Concreate LLC has added Titanium Black, Metal Grey and Bronze Grey to its charter selection of Natural Grey, Dark Grey and Mineral White lightweight floor planks and wall panels. A specialist in premium surface products, the Los Angeles company offers a tongue and groove flooring option packaged to rival the most pristine polished concrete or smooth poured concrete floor in design, ease of use and finish. All plank colors are available as wall panels.

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Allied groups ease concrete pavement design through Cloud-enabled platform

The American Concrete Pavement Association, Portland Cement Association and RMC Research & Education Foundation have created PavementDesigner.org, an online tool with features never before available to engineers and other stakeholders involved in vehicle-bearing concrete slabs.

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Rosetta Hardscapes recognizes licensees’ project vision, execution

During the Hardscapes of North America event in Louisville, Rosetta Hardscapes presented four hardscape unit manufacturers licensed by the company with its annual Rosetta Project Awards. Out of the more than 50 entries that were submitted for the program, projects from Midland Concrete Products, Oberfields, Brown’s Concrete Products, and R.I. Lampus Co. were recognized for their outstanding work in Paver and Slab, Retaining Wall, Commercial, and Residential applications, respectively.

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