Sources: National Oilwell Varco, Houston; Ameron International Corp., Pasadena, Calif.; CP staff
Nearly 100 percent of votes cast at an October 5 Ameron stockholders meeting favored a merger with National Oilwell Varco (NOV), closing a transaction the companies’ boards had proposed exactly three months prior. The vote nets Ameron stockholders $85/share and ends the company’s New York Stock Exchange trading.
Sources: National Concrete Masonry Association, Herndon, Va.; CP staff
NCMA staff will field questions and solicit input during an open webinar, October 14 at 1 p.m. (EDT), on a series of revisions it proposes for minimum web requirements in ASTM C 90–11 Standard Specification for Loadbearing Concrete Masonry Units.
Source: The Freedonia Group, Cleveland
U.S. nonresidential prefabricated building system demand is expected to exceed $15 billion in 2015, an increase of 7.8 percent annually, according to the new study, Nonresidential Prefabricated Building, from The Freedonia Group.