Sources: CP staff; Prairie Material, Bridgeview, Ill.
Coupling a portable 8-yd. horizontal shaft, spiral blade mixer and conventional tilt drum model, Prairie Material’s Indianapolis flagship plant opened May with 6,500 yd. of roller compacted concrete mix for an Indiana Rail Road Co. pavement.
Sources: Command Alkon, Birmingham, Ala.; CP staff
Command Alkon has announced purchase of the Scout and Compass products from Ironwood, Ala.-based 323 Solutions, Inc., pioneers of mobile sales automation and mobile reporting tools for construction materials producers.
Source: Lanxess Inorganic Pigments, Pittsburgh
Bayferrox iron oxide pigments have earned Recycled Content Certification from Scientific Certification Systems Inc./SCS Global Services, a California-based product auditing, testing, and standards development firm.
Sources: Occupational Safety and Health Administration; CP staff
OSHA has cited Globe Metallurgical Inc., a leading source of concrete-grade silica fume, with five safety violations following the death of an employee who fell 16 ft. off a fixed ladder while working in a feeder tunnel at the company’s two-furnace, Selma, Ala., silicon metal plant.
Sources: SC Johnson, Racine, Wis.; CP staff
“Usonia: Frank Lloyd Wright’s Vision Of The American Home” opened May 3 at The SC Johnson Gallery: At Home with Frank Lloyd Wright, located on the consumer products giant’s headquarters campus.
Source: Tilt-Up Concrete Association, Mount Vernon, Iowa
TCA is accepting through June 21 entries in the 2013 Tilt-Up Achievement Awards, honoring projects that use site-cast tilt-up walls to introduce new building types, advance industry technology, and provide owners unique solutions.