Trimble consolidates project lifecycle presence in Viewpoint deal

Source: Trimble, Sunnyvale, Calif.

Trimble has announced a definitive agreement to acquire construction management software specialist Viewpoint for $1.2 billion in cash. Complementary to the e-Builder business, another recent acquisition, Viewpoint will extend Trimble’s ability to support more complete and integrated project, jobsite and business workflows across the construction lifecycle.

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Tindall flagship pushes precast delivery radius for Arizona nuclear project

Sources: Tindall Corp., Spartanburg, S.C.; CP staff

With a shipping schedule well beyond 1,000 miles, the Tindall Utility Division has fabricated precast hatch plugs for the Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station in Arizona, the largest power plant of its kind in the U.S. Carolina Energy Solutions sourced the concrete products on the strength of elite safety and production standards indicated in Tindall Utility’s Nuclear Quality Assurance Level One (NQA-1) program. The hatch plugs will serve as a critical enclosure, protecting workers and the surrounding community from power plant functions.

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Charah acquires SCB ash beneficiation, mineral grinding technologies

Sources: Charah LLC, Louisville, Ky.; CP staff

Charah, the leading independent in coal combustion product management and marketing, has closed on Connecticut-based SCB International Inc. with an eye to developing and deploying new fly ash beneficiation, mineral grinding, and pollutant extraction technologies—and potentially doubling its output of materials for concrete and cement customers. 

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Martin Marietta to shed two quarries, consummating Bluegrass Materials deal

Sources: Martin Marietta Materials Inc., Raleigh, N.C.; CP staff

Martin Marietta has closed on Bluegrass Materials Co. in a $1.65-billion cash transaction, underscoring an aggregates portfolio addition of 125-plus years of high-quality reserves across Georgia, South Carolina, Maryland, Kentucky and Tennessee. Management projects annual savings from synergies of assimilated operations, including 23 active sites, upward of $15 million.

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Command Alkon builds digital answer to 250 million paper tickets

Sources: Command Alkon, Birmingham, Ala.; CP staff

A new Command Alkon electronic ticket management system allows contractors, haulers and suppliers to interact and work together by streamlining their order through goods acceptance processes. BuildIt equips users to order, receive and account for materials being delivered to the job site—all on a centralized platform that integrates with virtually any ticketing software.

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