Cemex investment unit backs materials, equipment logistics provider

Source: Cemex Ventures, Madrid

The venture capital unit of Cemex S.A.B. de C.V. has taken a stake in GoFor Industries, a last-mile logistics marketplace for on-demand material and equipment delivery in home improvement and construction. Operating in Canada and the United States, the startup matches the delivery requirements of distributors, retailers, and contractors with the appropriate lightweight to heavy-duty vehicles of its driver community inventory.

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NE Prestressed-guided Lehigh team takes PCI Big Beam Competition

Sources: Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute, Chicago; CP staff

Lehigh University Team 2 from Bethlehem, Pa., earned top honors, including a $2,000 cash prize, in the Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute Engineering Student Design Competition, also known as the Big Beam Competition. Now in its 19th year, the national event teaches college and university students important structural engineering skills in an applied learning environment they will use in precast concrete practice throughout their construction careers.

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