U.S. Concrete adds four plants to its Texas platform businesses, Redi-Mix and Ingram

Sources: U.S. Concrete Inc., Euless, Texas; CP staff

Through its west Texas subsidiary, Ingram Concrete LLC, U.S. Concrete has closed on certain ready mixed production assets of Colorado River Concrete, L.P., Cindy & Robin Concrete, L.P. and E&R Artecona Family Limited Partnership (collectively “CRC”) for $2.4 million in cash, plus assumption of approximately $1.9 million in interest-bearing debt.

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Oldcastle Architectural consolidates Florida portfolio in Hanson Hardscapes deal

Sources: Oldcastle Architectural, Atlanta; CP staff

Unit masonry top gun Oldcastle Architectural has significantly expanded its range of Belgard Hardscapes products and services to contractors throughout Florida with the acquisition of Hanson Hardscapes, a division of Hanson Building Products North America. The nine-plant transaction spans operations in Haines City, Lehigh Acres and Pompano Beach—strategically extending Belgard’s geographic footprint and capacity to the Sunshine State’s southeast and southwest coastal communities—plus strong positions in Ontario and Michigan.

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Green-minded property developer backs carbon dioxide-based curing process

Sources: CarbonCure Technologies, Inc., Halifax, N.S.; CP staff

Developer-led green building technology investment group 350 Capital, Toronto, has taken a stake of undisclosed sum in CarbonCure, whose carbon dioxide injection process is in the early stages of commercialization among concrete masonry producers Atlas Block, Hillsdale, Ontario; Shaw Brick, Lantz, Nova Scotia; and Basalite Concrete Products, Dixon, Calif.

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