Carbon Upcycling dispatches CO2-enriched, harvested ash to Burnco 

Sources: Carbon Upcycling Technologies, Calgary; CP staff Carbon Upcycling Technologies has announced this year’s first delivery of carbon dioxide-enhanced fly ash to Burnco Rock Products Ltd. as part of a groundbreaking initiative to deploy low-carbon concrete in the City of Calgary. The 200-tonne delivery marks a significant milestone in the parties’ collaboration and stems from a $4.4 million Circular Economy…

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Burnco builds Colorado market footprint with Action Ready Mix deal

Sources: Burnco Rock Products Ltd., Calgary; CP staff Burnco Rock Products has closed on the assets of Colorado’s Action Ready Mix LLC, including ready mixed plants in Colorado Springs and Pueblo. A family-owned operator with 70-plus payroll, Action RM serves residential and commercial building accounts. It provides Burnco a greater geographic and operational footprint, stretching from northern Denver to Pueblo,…

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Martin Marietta veteran Zais named Burnco Rock CEO

Sources: Burnco Rock Products Ltd., Calgary; CP staff Burnco Rock Products has appointed Tom Zais as chief executive officer, responsible for ready mixed concrete and aggregate businesses in Alberta, Colorado and Texas. He arrives from Martin Marietta Materials, where he served as Texas-based regional vice president – Ready Mix. That position followed vice president and general manager roles with Texas…

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HawkeyePedershaab Concrete Technologies Inc. has acquired Ludington, Mich.-based CAM Sales Inc., which manufactures reinforcement accessories plus shear steel stirrup assemblies for concrete pipe, box culverts and other utility structures, and is the North American representative for the Brecon/Bosch, Eurobend and Habermann brands of precast production components.

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Bestway Concrete brings Burnco into Colorado market

Sources: Burnco Rock Products Ltd., Calgary; CP staff

Burnco has closed on Bestway Concrete Co., serving metro Denver and northern Colorado from nine ready mixed and four aggregate plants, with a payroll of 200-plus. The deal brings Burnco, presently under management of the fourth generation of the founder Johns Burns’ family, into a second U.S. market. The producer first branched out from Alberta to Dallas-Ft. Worth, where Burnco Texas LLC runs one aggregate and six ready mixed operations.

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