Sources: Clark Pacific, West Sacramento, Calif.; CP staff
Architectural and structural precast producer Clark Pacific and the City of Roseville, Calif., have announced U.S. Resiliency Council (USRC) Platinum level accreditation for the Roseville City Hall Annex. The new 82,000-sq.-ft. structure incorporates the Precast Hybrid Moment Frame, engineered to be self-centering after seismic event exposure and limit design drift to under 1.25 percent, thereby reducing owner and occupant recovery time.
Source: National Precast Concrete Association, Carmel, Ind.
NPCA and Federal Highway Administration Precast Pavement Implementation Team representatives have scheduled a February 2 workshop, “Precast Concrete Pavements: Understanding the Potential of the Technology for the Precast Community,” at the Hilton Garden Inn Downtown/Bayside, San Diego. The 8 a.m.–noon program will examine the latest best practices in precast pavement technology, and suit producers active in panel fabrication or interested in learning about the technology. Registration is free of charge and can be completed through NPCA Technical Services Engineer Evan Gurley, [email protected]; 317/582-2329.
Sources: The Sterling Group, Houston; CP staff
Middle market private equity specialist Sterling Group has acquired Iowa-based Stetson Building Products, Inc., a management-owned construction supply distributor with nine branches and a distribution center in the Midwest. Stetson is the third business assimilated into concrete and masonry contractor-geared Construction Supply Holdings, formed in November 2016 after Sterling closed two charter acquisitions, Brock White Co. LLC, St. Paul, Minn., and Border Construction Specialties LLC, Phoenix.
Sources: Basalite Building Products LLC, Roseville, Calif.; CP staff
Basalite has acquired Colorado Springs, Colo., and Cheyenne, Wyo., concrete block production assets—plus a retail showroom adjacent to the latter site—from Tennessee-based General Shale, best known for leadership in clay masonry. The deal extends the Rocky Mountain market presence of Basalite, which has concrete masonry production in Boise, Idaho, and Denver.