Tindall Corp. has promoted McKindley “Mac” Freeman, P.E. to vice president and general manager – Mississippi Division, based at the Moss Point, Miss., plant. He succeeds Jeff Woodruff, P.E., who has transitioned to vice president of Engineering ahead of retirement at the end of 2016.
AltusGroup partnership precast producers can now add to their licensed architectural or structural CarbonCast offerings an ultra- thin panel technology for cladding or exterior fascia applications; rainscreens and ventilated drainage components; interior décor elements; marine decking or planking; and, tactile ADA detectable warning panels.Read More
The Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute (ICPI) teamed with the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) and its Environmental & Water Resources Institute (EWRI) for the first book on design, construction and maintenance of permeable interlocking concrete pavement, pervious concrete and porous asphalt.
Cambridge Pavingstones, the source of ArmorTec units and outdoor living solutions, has been named the exclusive master distributor of i-lighting LED Landscape & Hardscape Lighting Systems in 15 states. The complete i-lighting line will be available from 250-plus authorized Cambridge dealers in Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia and West Virginia.
Against the backdrop of the 2016 International Builders’ Show, which saw 1,300 exhibitors span 500,000 square feet of Las Vegas Convention Center space, Boral USA announced new concrete and clay cladding, trim and roofing options.Read More
The top gun in concrete block and stone veneer has unveiled a brand to make its vast portfolio of innovative masonry products and services easier to identify, select and order. Echelon Masonry will build on Oldcastle Architectural’s track record of continuous innovation in conventional or premium architectural block; unit color variety; lightweight or full depth veneer stone; high performance wall systems; and, products with advanced environmental or acoustical performance.
LafargeHolcim Ltd. and U.K. development finance institution CDC Group Plc have teamed to establish a company aimed at scaling up production of DuraBric, a simple, reliable and environmentally-friendly building solution the Swiss cement, concrete and aggregate giant launched in Malawi three years ago.
Through an agreement formalized last month, Besser Co. and Tel Aviv-based ECOncrete Tech Ltd. envision a commercial-scale production system in which proprietary additives and mix designs yield dry cast concrete whose porosity and chemistry foster plant growth. Research has demonstrated how concrete bearing ECOncrete’s mix technology can reduce the ecological footprint of urban and coastal infrastructure and mitigate climate change impacts.