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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Kentucky investor closes on Lindsay Precast

Sources: MiddleGround Capital, Lexington, Ky.; CP staff A private equity firm targeting middle market, business-to-business industrial companies, MiddleGround Capital has acquired Canal Fulton, Ohio-based Lindsay Precast. With a payroll of 350, the producer operates two plants each in Ohio, Colorado and the Carolinas, plus Florida and Washington satellites, and serves water supply, wastewater, utility, solar, transportation, and public works markets. 

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Distributor Core & Main enters precast through Catalone Pipe deal

Sources: Core & Main Inc., St. Louis; CP staff  Core & Main, a New York Stock Exchange-traded distributor of water, wastewater, storm drainage and fire protection products, plus related services, has entered a definitive agreement to acquire the assets of Catalone Pipe & Supply Co. Based in Penfield, Pa., the latter company specializes in waterworks products and services, plus custom…

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Utelite brings lightweight aggregate to Holcim (US) portfolio

Sources: LafargeHolcim, Chicago; Holcim AG, Zug, Switzerland Holcim has closed on Utelite Corp., adding the Coalville, Utah expanded shale lightweight aggregate producer to Mountain Region materials operations serving Denver, Las Vegas and Phoenix markets. Utelite mills lightweight or structural concrete-grade expanded shale in coarse, medium and three fine classes. Its deposit east of Salt Lake City has 60-plus years of…

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Command Alkon investor weighs HCSS acquisition in watershed terms

Sources: Thoma Bravo, San Francisco; CP staff Sugar Land, Texas-based construction estimating, operations, and fleet management software provider HCSS has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Thoma Bravo, a major technology investor that closed on Command Alkon in early 2020 and characterizes its latest construction target as “a leader and pioneer in the industry with a long…

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Vulcan Materials consummates U.S. Concrete deal

Sources: Vulcan Materials Co., Birmingham, Ala.; CP staff Texas-based U.S. Concrete Inc. has become a wholly-owned Vulcan Materials subsidiary with the completion of a stock buyout offer announced in June. The transaction, notes Vulcan Materials Chairman Tom Hill, “Is an important milestone as we welcome U.S. Concrete and its talented team while also taking the next step in our growth…

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Chaney Enterprises adds Branscome ready mixed, terminal assets

Sources: Chaney Enterprises, Gambrills, Md.; CP staff Chaney Enterprises is extending its Virginia footprint south and east, into the Hampton Roads market, with the acquisition of Chesapeake, Exmore and Tasley ready mixed concrete plants, plus the Chesapeake Barge Terminal, from Branscome Inc. of Williamsburg, Va. Also known as the Branscome Dominion Yard, the terminal serves as a gateway for delivery…

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