PRODUCERS – March 2022

Vulcan Materials Co. has appointed Vice President – Finance Mary Andrews Carlise as successor to Senior Vice President and CFO Suzanne Wood, who has announced a September 2022 retirement. Also within the producer’s C-suite, Vice President – Human Resources Darren Hicks has been named to a newly created post, senior vice president and chief human resources officer, effective this month. …

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MANUFACTURERS – November 2021

Charah Solutions, Inc. in Louisville, Ky., was selected as the 2021 Second Place Construction Safety Excellence Award recipient in the Associated General Contractors of America Construction Safety Excellence Awards. Charah Solutions competed in the Specialty Division’s 500,000 to 1.5 Million Work Hour category. This marks the fourth straight year in which the fly ash marketer and coal combustion residuals management…

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PRODUCERS – November 2021

Westlake Chemical Corp., Houston, closed last month on the Georgia-based Boral Building Products business, whose assets include Cultured Stone and Eldorado Stone precast concrete veneer brands. Concurrently, the Westlake Innovations subsidiary has announced an alliance with Nexii Building Solutions Inc., Vancouver, B.C. to support the construction of buildings with a reduced environmental footprint. The latter company promotes portland cement-free Nexiite,…

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MANUFACTURERS – OCT 2021

Bob Mills has been promoted from director of Product Development to director of Sales & Marketing at Hamilton Form Co., Fort Worth, Texas. He continues a family tradition that began when his father was employed at Hamilton Form, and over the years has had shop floor duty, performed field service work, and managed production. “Bob is one of our best…

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ORGANIZATIONS – OCT 2021

The RMC Research & Education Foundation is collaborating with the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association and its Research, Engineering & Standards Committee (RES) on identification of industry research needs and referral of proposals for potential funding. Members of an RES task group, chaired by Bruce Blair, president of Consumers Concrete in Kalamazoo, Mich., have developed a list of concrete materials…

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PRODUCERS – October 2021

Holcim AG has closed on Utelite Corp., adding the Coalville, Utah expanded shale lightweight aggregate producer to Holcim (US) Mountain Region materials operations serving the Denver, Las Vegas and Phoenix markets. Utelite mills lightweight or structural concrete-grade expanded shale in coarse, medium and three fine classes. Its deposit east of Salt Lake City has 60-plus years of reserves. Rockingham Redi-Mix…

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PRODUCERS – September 2021

Minnesota-based Wells Concrete, one of the top North American operators in precast, prestressed, has promoted Phyllis Felsinger to senior vice president of Safety. She previously served as director of Safety for Spancrete, an old-line Wisconsin peer that Wells acquired in 2020, and will be responsible for company-wide leadership of employee safety programs, plus local, state or federal environmental regulation and…

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PRODUCERS – AUGUST 2021

Burnco Rock Products Ltd., Calgary, has appointed Tom Zais as chief executive officer, responsible for ready mixed concrete, plus construction- and landscaping-grade aggregate businesses in Alberta, Colorado and Texas. He arrives from Martin Marietta Materials, where he served as Texas-based regional vice president – Ready Mix. That position followed vice president and general manager roles with Texas Industries, which Martin…

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ORGANIZATIONS – AUGUST 2021

The Concrete Industry Management program National Steering Committee reports more than $1.15 million in gross revenue from its annual auction, held in conjunction with the World of Concrete earlier this summer in Las Vegas. The 2021 CIM Auction featured a 2021 Mack Granite equipped with a McNeilus FLEX Controls Bridgemaster mixer. Other major offerings included a Somero Enterprises Line Dragon…

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