CRH enters fencing, railing market in $1.9B Barrette Outdoor Living deal

Sources: CRH Plc, Dublin; CP staff Oldcastle parent CRH has entered an agreement to acquire Ohio-based Barrette Outdoor Living Inc., a leading player in steel, aluminum and vinyl fencing, railing, gate and accent products for residential and commercial applications. It sells and distributes through big box or independent home improvement retail channels and specialty outdoor product dealers. 

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Sika builds waterproofing product portfolio with United Gilsonite deal

Sources: Sika AG, Baar, Switzerland; CP staff The parent company of Sika Corp. has acquired United Gilsonite Laboratories (UGL), calling it a long-standing business with a strong presence in the distribution channel for consumer and do-it-yourself products, and a “perfect complement to Sika’s high value-added systems for concrete and masonry waterproofing and refurbishment.” 

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SRM Concrete adds Florida cement hauler Young Trucking

Sources: SRM Concrete, Murfreesboro, Tenn.; CP staff SRM Concrete has acquired Young Trucking, the largest bulk cement transporter in southwest Florida. The transaction is the second in cement distribution for SRM Concrete, which in March acquired Pyles Transport of Tennessee. The Young fleet is positioned to supply 10 SRM Concrete ready mixed plants serving Gulf Coast markets from Port Charlotte…

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Oldcastle Infrastructure books three Texas concrete pipe plants

Sources: Oldcastle Infrastructure, Atlanta; CP staff Oldcastle Infrastructure, a CRH company, has acquired Rinker Pipe reinforced concrete drainage structures in Houston, Dallas/Fort Worth and San Antonio from Quikrete Cos. An agreement behind the transaction was announced in February as Quikrete moved to consummate its takeover of Forterra Inc., Texas concrete pipe and box culvert market leader. The deal continues Oldcastle…

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NITROcrete joins cryogenic equipment, nitrogen transportation provider

Sources: Cyrogenic Industrial Solutions, Magnolia, Texas; CP staff Cryogenic Industrial Solutions (CIS), a leading player in transport trailers, tanks, equipment repairs, fleet leasing and nitrogen services, has added Ft. Collins, Colo. concrete mix temperature control specialist NITROcrete to its portfolio—alongside Alloy Custom Products, WesMor Cryogenics, CIS Leasing and Integrity Gas Services.  

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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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