American Highway acquires Minnesota’s Highway Materials

Sources: American Highway, a Simplex Company, Fernley, Nev.; CP staff American Highway, a key supplier of wire mesh, dowel or tie bars and related welded assemblies, curing compounds plus other concrete pavement accessories, has closed on peer operator Highway Materials LLC of Becker, Minn. The full-service manufacturer, fabricator and distributor was founded in 2014 by Mark Brinkman and Jake Steinberg,…

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Lafarge Canada adds volumetric delivery through Béton Mobile deal

Sources: Lafarge Canada Inc., Mississauga, Ontario; CP staff Lafarge Canada has acquired Béton Mobile du Québec (BMQ), citing the Montreal market operator as “Canada’s most innovative volumetric delivery concrete company.” With a payroll of 26, BMQ specializes in the innovative design and flexible dispatch of highly durable and tailor-made specialty concrete mixes. Former principal Stéphane Pelletier will continue to lead…

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New Enterprise enters Pennsylvania capital market in Hempt Bros. deal

Sources: New Enterprise Stone & Lime Co., New Enterprise, Pa.; CP staff New Enterprise Stone & Lime has acquired all the outstanding stock of Harrisburg, Pa.-based Hempt Bros. Inc., which operates two ready mixed concrete, three aggregate and four hot mix asphalt plants, plus a heavy civil construction business. The facilities are ideally situated between the suitor’s Chambersburg and Allentown…

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AGT Products expands concrete market reach through Rhino Products

Source: AGT Products Inc., Mississauga, Ontario AGT Products USA, a key player in building materials and top prefinished subfloor products distributor, has completed the full purchase of Ohio-based Rhino Carbon Fiber Products, which has a 20-year track record spanning innovative concrete strengthening and repair solutions for residential and commercial spaces. The acquisition sustains AGT’s growth strategy through expansion in the…

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Sunrock Group adds Fenelon Ready-Mix to Canada platform

Sources: Sunrock Group, Raleigh, N.C.; CP staff  Sunrock Canada Construction Materials has acquired Fenelon Ready-Mix located in Fenelon Falls, Kawartha Lakes, Ontario. Operated under the McConnell family since 1962, the Fenlon R-M business builds upon the 2020 acquisition of a high-quality Kwartha Lakes quarry and Spartan Ready-Mix in Uxbridge, Ontario. 

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LafargeHolcim closes Firestone Building Products deal

Sources: LafargeHolcim, Zurich; CP staff Holcim Participations (US) Inc. has completed the acquisition of Firestone Building Products earlier than projected, positioning parent LafargeHolcim to target a new and expansive building market segment. The Nashville-based manufacturer is a key player in commercial roofing and building envelope solutions in the United States, with 2020 sales approaching $2 billion, and has 15 production…

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Evercast expands in the Carolinas, acquiring Precast Supply Co.

Sources: Evercast, Princeton, W.V.; CP staff Evercast, a leading specialty precast and prestressed concrete producer in the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast, has acquired Precast Supply Co. of Concord, N.C. The transaction complements the suitor’s existing product offerings; adds to its portfolio of precast and prestressed production brands, all primarily geared to drainage, transportation and utility markets; and, better positions the business…

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Kerkstra acquisition shores up Fabcon’s Midwest, Great Lakes market footprint

Sources: Fabcon Precast, Minneapolis; CP staff Fabcon Precast has closed on Grand Rapids, Mich.-based Kerkstra Precast, which serves industrial, commercial, residential, and infrastructure markets from headquarters and Detroit satellite plants. Its product offering includes structural and architectural wall panels, hollowcore plank, beams, columns, double tees, stairs, and specialty elements.

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Oldcastle Infrastructure adds Minnesota’s Hancock Concrete Products

Sources: Oldcastle Infrastructure, Atlanta; Hancock Concrete Products LLC, Hancock, Minn.; CP staff In the latest strengthening of its portfolio around drainage and underground construction, Oldcastle Infrastructure has closed on Hancock Concrete Products, which operates one storage yard and six plants in Minnesota, the Dakotas and Iowa. 

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Forterra Board approves Quikrete takeover offer

Sources: Forterra Inc., Irving, Texas; Quikrete Holdings Inc., Atlanta; CP staff Principals project a fourth quarter closing on a $2.75 billion deal in which Quikrete Holdings will acquire all outstanding Forterra shares and debt. The cash transaction has the potential to bring under one roof the top two players in manufactured concrete drainage structures— integrating assets that have evolved from…

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