Sika confirms MBCC Group takeover progress

Sources: Sika AG, Baar, Switzerland; CP staff The Swiss parent company of Sika Corp., Lyndhurst, N.J., expresses confidence in the prospects for a second half closing on Master Builders Solutions owner, MBCC Group, based in Mannheim, Germany with an Americas headquarters in Cleveland. The companies announced their nearly $6 billion merger plan late last year, subject to approval by regulators…

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Lehigh Hanson closes on reserves-rich Corliss Resources

Sources: HeidelbergCement AG; CP staff Lehigh Hanson Inc. has finalized the acquisition of Sumner, Wash.-based Corliss Resources Inc., one of the Pacific Northwest’s largest, family-owned aggregates and ready-mixed concrete producers. The deal includes sand & gravel operations with annual shipments of 2 million-plus tons, reserves exceeding 175 million tons, and four ready mixed concrete plants serving the Greater Seattle area,…

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Aggregate Industries Pacific Northwest adds Cowden operations

Sources: LafargeHolcim, Chicago; CP staff LafargeHolcim has acquired the ready mixed concrete and aggregate assets of Cowden Inc. in Bellingham, Wash., consummating the transaction through its Aggregate Industries subsidiary.  “The acquisition strengthens our presence in this strong growth market while contributing to Aggregate Industries’ overall strategy to expand our range of sustainable construction materials,” says René Thibault, head of North…

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Chaney Enterprises acquires TW Block & Concrete

Sources: Chaney Enterprises, Gambrills, Md.; CP staff Continuing a Virginia market expansion that kicked into high gear with a fall 2020 deal for Richmond-based GreenRock Materials, Chaney Enterprises recently closed on TW Block & Concrete of Onley, serving ready mixed, masonry, and aggregate customers in the state’s Eastern Shore and lower Chesapeake Bay region. The deal was consummated with T&W…

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White Cap closes on Cook & Boardman rebar operation

Source: White Cap Supply Holdings, Atlanta White Cap Supply has added Nashville, Tenn. concrete reinforcement and accessories capacity formerly under building products distributor Cook & Boardman Group. “This location will allow us to provide expanded rebar services to our customers in a fast-growing market,” says White Cap CEO John Stegeman. “We are excited to continue to deliver exceptional service thanks…

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Chryso, CertainTeed parent Saint-Gobain to acquire GCP

Sources: GCP Applied Technologies, Alpharetta, Ga.; CP staff GCP Applied Technologies has entered into a definitive agreement pursuant to which Saint-Gobain will acquire all outstanding GCP shares in a deal valued at about $2.3 billion. The business combination has been unanimously approved by GCP directors and their counterparts at Paris-based Saint-Gobain, which earlier this year closed on the French parent…

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General Shale optimizes legacy, new brands in Meridian Brick assimilation

Sources: General Shale, Johnson City, Tenn.; CP staff General Shale, the top producer of clay brick and sustainable building solutions in North America, has adopted the Canada Brick, Michigan Brick and Red River Brick brands to succeed the production and sales locations of Meridian Brick, acquired earlier this fall. The company is also assigning established and highly regarded General Shale…

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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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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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Pioneer assets extend Concrete Pumping’s Georgia, Texas coverage

Sources: Concrete Pumping Holdings Inc., Denver Concrete Pumping Holdings (CPH) has closed on Pioneer Concrete Pumping Service Inc., based in Atlanta with additional Dallas and San Antonio, Texas locations. The $20 million transaction includes 83 operating equipment units and, the suitor notes, “an exceptional team of employees [and] experienced, highly skilled operators.” The increased capacity is expected to provide Pioneer…

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