Congressional leaders join hundreds on National Mall for transportation funding rally

Sources: Rally for Roads coalition, Washington, D.C.; CP staff

House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Rep. John Mica (R-FL) and Democratic Chief Deputy Whip Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-CA) were among 10 bipartisan members of Congress who convened with transportation construction interests at the second annual Rally for Roads in Washington, D.C.

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SCC 2013 Conference committee calls for papers, maps preliminary agenda

Sources: SCC 2013 Organizing Committee; CP staff

Organizers of SCC 2013, Fifth North American Conference on the Design and Use of Self-Consolidating Concrete, envision a program for their May 13–15 gathering in Chicago around a) demonstrating outcomes of recent self-consolidating concrete research and practice; b) upholding a platform to further address strategies advancing SCC use; and, c) promoting greater interactions between international SCC researchers and users.

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Mutual Materials’ Anderegg presented top NCMA honor

Source: National Concrete Masonry Association, Herndon, Va.

James Anderegg, a partner and past president of Mutual Materials Co., was named recipient of the NCMA Lifetime Achievement Award during the group’s 2012 convention in Orlando. He joined the Bellevue, Wash., producer in the late 1980s and was instrumental in leading the company’s growth in the Pacific Northwest through acquisitions and greenfield plant development.

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Titan subsidiary acquires air quality permit for North Carolina cement plant

Sources: Carolinas Cement Co., Wilmington, N.C.; CP Staff

Officials from Carolinas Cement announced recently that parent company Titan America LLC was issued an air quality permit from the Division of Air Quality (DAQ) of the North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources (NCDENR) to construct a proposed 2.4 million-tons/year-capacity cement plant in Castle Hayne. The permit issuance comes after four years of technical review of the proposed facility and is a major step toward an integrated North Carolina operation, as Castle Hayne is strategic to the S&W Ready Mix business acquired by Titan in 2007.

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