Euclid Chemical integrates Brett Admixtures operations

Sources: Euclid Chemical Co., Cleveland; CP staff Euclid Chemical recently closed on Brett Admixtures, which has produced and distributed Euclid solutions since 1998, and spans an Albertville, Minn. headquarters, plus Marengo, Iowa, Fargo, N.D. and Sioux Falls, S.D. satellite facilities. “Primarily serving the upper Midwest of the U.S. and Canada’s Manitoba province, Brett Admixtures has a deep-rooted knowledge of our…

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French promenade excellence

A reinforced concrete pathway around the Bastia fortress in Corse-du-Sud, France, took home the top award in the seventh annual ACI Excellence in Concrete Construction Awards, which showcased dozens of innovative concrete projects from around the world. Constructed at the foot of the Bastia fortress on the island of Corsica, the Aldilonda promenade is a sinuous path set into rock,…

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Analysts measure Infrastructure bill’s net road & bridge funding gains

Sources: National Stone Sand & Gravel Association, Alexandria, Va.; American Road & Transportation Builders Association, Washington, D.C.; Rock Products staffNational Stone, Sand & Gravel Association Vice President of Government and Regulatory Affairs Michele Stanley calls the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, subject of a November 15 White House signing ceremony, the most important piece of transportation legislation since the Interstate…

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Besser schedules nine 2022 Blockmakers Workshop sessions

Source: Besser Co., Alpena, Mich.  Besser Co. and the World Center for Concrete Technology have tailored a Blockmakers Workshop course to fit every industry professional’s need, whether new to the industry, a seasoned veteran, or somewhere in between. Located adjacent to manufacturer’s headquarters in northern Michigan, WCCT is well equipped to host intensive, week-long Blockmakers training sessions. Each course combines…

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Hardscape North America Education returns to virtual platform

Source: Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute, Chantilly, Va. Following the success of its inaugural Virtual Hardscape North America Education Event earlier this year, the Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute plans another power-packed two days of distance learning for landscape and hardscape professionals. Experts are once again offering their knowledge and experience virtually in an interactive, January 25-26 event that includes five learning…

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Titan America reaches Type IL watermark, doubles Florida terminal capacity

Sources: Titan America LLC, Norfolk, Va.; CP staff Titan America reports that portland-limestone cement, or Type IL, now accounts for half of the output from its Florida and Virginia mills. The Titan Florida LLC plant in Medley, known as Pennsuco, was the first Sunshine State cement operation to obtain Florida Department of Transportation approval for its Type IL cement.

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Florida producers accommodate concrete pavement-minded city, county engineers

The premier “Florida Rigid Pavement Streets & Local Roads Design Guide” provides Sunshine State counties and cities with in-depth instruction and best practices for construction and maintenance of concrete pavement on lower volume thoroughfares. Most notably, the publication examines:  Factors that can impact pavement design, including traffic conditions, concrete strength, soil conditions, joint spacing and edge support; How resiliency and…

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Investor underwrites new Hebel autoclaved aerated concrete plant

Verte OZ Fund Inc., College Park, Md., has invested in Probitas Ventures LLC and its wholly owned subsidiary AAC East LLC, both of Bennettsville, S.C. Probitas Ventures is building an advanced production facility for autoclaved aerated concrete (AAC) under licensing from Germany’s Xella GmbH, owner of the legacy Hebel AAC brand. The goal of the Verte OZ infusion is to…

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Aero Aggregates sets mid-2022 opening for California processing satellite

Aero Aggregates of North America, a Pennsylvania-based developer of an ultra-lightweight foamed glass aggregate, has scheduled a July 2022 opening of a Modesto, Calif. satellite plant. With a payroll of 15-20, the facility will turn post-consumer recycled glass into material used in public works or green commercial construction projects across the Western United States. 

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Chaney compounds Virginia footprint in Superior Concrete deal

Sources: Chaney Enterprises, Gambrills, Md.; CP staff Maryland’s Chaney Enterprises continues rapid development of a Virginia platform, entering a definitive agreement to acquire two Superior Concrete plants in Harrisonburg, along the Interstate 81 corridor. The deal follows two others increasing the producer’s footprint west of the Potomac River: One aggregate depot and three ready mixed plants from Branscome of Williamsburg;…

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