Source: Vulcan Materials Co., Birmingham, Ala.
Vulcan Materials’ executive management succession process will continue the first of the year with the elevation of Senior Vice President, South Region Tom Hill to executive vice president and chief operating officer, and his East Region counterpart, John McPherson, to executive vice president and chief financial officer.
Sources: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge; CP staff
The Ready Mixed Concrete Research & Education Foundation and Portland Cement Association boards have each approved another $5 million to support a second, five-year phase of concrete and infrastructure science, engineering, and economics studies at the MIT Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering-hosted Concrete Sustainability Hub (CSHub).
Source: Titan America LLC, Norfolk, Va.
Titan Concrete has announced a group of environmental product declarations for ready mixed formulations common among Florida customers, becoming the first producer in the state and second in the country to develop EPD using Product Category Rules (PCR) of the University of Washington/College of the Built Environment-hosted Carbon Leadership Forum.
Source: Cemex S.A.B. de CV, Monterrey, Mexico
Citing the building materials industry’s important role in sustainable management of a finite resource, Cemex has finalized a Corporate Water Policy defining global strategy for responsible management and framing local conservation and efficiency measures in concrete, cement and aggregate operations.
Sources: Top-Werk GmbH, Germany; CP staff
A merger of Burbach, Germany-based block & paver machinery specialist Hess Group and Top-Werk GmbH, parent of German peers SR-Schindler (concrete slab and coating) and Prinzing (pipe and drainage products), yields the world’s number one source of automated, manufactured-concrete production equipment.