Construction Materials deal raises distributor CSG’s Southeast stake

Sources: Construction Supply Group, Denver; CP staff

Construction Supply Group has closed on Montgomery, Ala.-based Construction Materials, a concrete contractor-centric wholesaler with seven Florida, four Alabama and two Texas branches, plus others in Jackson, Miss., Atlanta and Nashville. 

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Natural stone leader Polycor adds Indiana’s Elliott Stone

Source: Polycor Inc., Quebec City

A top player in natural stone, Polycor continues its growth program with the acquisition of Elliott Stone Company Inc., Bedford, Ind.-based quarrier and fabricator of Indiana limestone. The deal expands Polycor’s ability to deliver the most comprehensive offering of natural stone building products for the hardscapes and masonry segments.

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Sika senses QC measures through mixer drum hatch lens

Sources: Sika Corp., Lyndhurst, N.J.; CP staff

A partnership with Connecticut-based CiDRA Concrete Systems positions Sika Corp. to offer ready mixed producers the drum-mounted, sensor-laden SMARThatch, which provides air, temperature, material volume, revolution counter and hydraulic pressure slump correlation data on in-cab display or cloud-based dashboard. 

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Maschmeyer, Ozinga, Miles pros top Mixer Driver Championship pool

Sources: CP staff; National Ready Mixed Concrete Association, Alexandria, Va.

Luis Martinez, an Orlando-based delivery professional for Maschmeyer Concrete Co., took the 2019 National Mixer Truck Driver Championship, staged October 5-6 in Kissimmee, Fla. during the NRMCA ConcreteWorks 2019 conference. He received a $5,000 check from NRMCA affiliate, the Truck Mixer Manufacturers Bureau, which was among 22 sponsors of an event featuring a record pool of 96 drivers tackle eight-station driving course and six-point ability challenges, plus written exam. 

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