KriStar eyes second precast plant, in tandem with Northgate Ready Mix

Sources: KriStar Enterprises Inc., Santa Rosa, Calif.; CP staff

Stormwater management products specialist KriStar plans a February 2013 production start at a Windsor, Calif., site along Highway 101—about 30 miles north of the Golden Gate Bridge. Designed as a Caltrans Section 51 Certified Facility, it will more than double the company’s capacity for structural precast components collecting, filtering and treating runoff.

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Drake strengthens Phoenix market integration with aggregate reserves

Sources: Drake Companies, Scottsdale, Ariz.; CP staff

Drake CEO Marco Gomez has announced the addition of major aggregate reserves to a portfolio of ready mixed and cement distribution assets in the metropolitan Phoenix area. With four locations spread strategically throughout Maricopa and Pinal counties, Drake has added long-term aggregate holdings with reserves in excess of 70 million tons.

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