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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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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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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Cemex, Holcim, tech giants charter procurement, supply chain coalition

Sources: Cemex S.A.B. de C.V., Monterrey, Mexico; Holcim AG, Zug, Switzerland; CP staff Cemex S.A.B. de C.V. and Holcim AG are founding members of the First Movers Coalition (FMC), joining Amazon, Apple and nearly two dozen other major companies to accelerate development of early-stage decarbonization technologies through procurement and supply chain management practices. FMC will work across eight key sectors,…

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Industry rejoices Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act passage

Source: Rock Products Magazine Materials groups and allied organizations up and down the construction value chain are hailing the business prospects tied to the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, bound for the White House after passing the U.S. House on November 5. Rock Products staff tracks the money and industry feedback in a full report.

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PebbleTec adds texture to Oldcastle APG outdoor living product pool

Source: Oldcastle APG, Atlanta Oldcastle APG has acquired Pebble Technology International, Scottsdale, Ariz.-based developer of branded outdoor living products and aggregate swimming pool finishes. The company has five locations and a reputation for product quality and high-touch customer service. It strengthens Oldcastle APG’s hand in the thriving pool category with a brand complementing Belgard, MoistureShield and Techniseal product series—a depth…

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Insurance giant tailors underwriting program to mass timber

Source: Zurich North America, Schaumburg, Ill.  A key player in insurance solutions for construction, Zurich North America is expanding coverage offerings to commercial projects using mass timber, a group of engineered wood products touted for resilience and sustainability. The company will offer up $50 million insurance capacity to qualified customers and make Mass Timber Builders Risk available for project-specific coverage…

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