Sources: CP staff; National Labor Relations Board
NLRB Administrative Law Judge John McCarrick has ordered Operating Engineers Local 12 to cease threats and coercive actions directed at two highway contractor customers of Short Load Concrete, an Anaheim, Calif., volumetric mixer fleet.
Sources: CP staff; Command Alkon, Birmingham, Ala.
Addressing the company’s 2013 Training and Technology Conference general session, Command Alkon Chief Executive Officer Phil Ramsey projected modest growth in global software and plant equipment shipments next year, about 80 percent of gains likely stemming from North American concrete, aggregate and bulk materials producers and haulers.
Sources: CP staff; CarbonCure Technologies Inc., Halifax, Nova Scotia
In a nod to customers aligning project specs with forthcoming U.S. Green Building Council certification guidelines, Oldcastle Architectural’s business serving Chicago and upper Midwest markets has announced a Health Product Declaration (HPD) for its Trendstone Sandstone ground face concrete masonry unit.
Sources: Titan America LLC, Norfolk, Va.; CP staff
Titan America will introduce the proprietary PaveDrain system to the south Florida market later this month in a 650-sq.-ft. demonstration at Ft. Lauderdale City Hall. A Permeable Articulating Concrete Block Pavement System (P-ACB), PaveDrain is placed either in mat sections, typically 8-feet wide and up to 40-feet long, or as individual units much like conventional paving stones.
Source: KPMG International, New York
After prolonged economic uncertainty, a majority of executives in the global engineering and construction sector are confident in industry growth prospects, according to the 2013 Global Construction Survey from tax, audit and advisory giant KPMG International.