PRODUCERS – August 2022

CalPortland Co. has appointed Hamed Maraghechi to the new position of Central Research Laboratory director. Based at the producer’s Center of Technical Excellence in southern California, he will conduct new research and testing related to issues such as carbon reduction and sequestration to help the company achieve its commitment to lowering greenhouse gases. He will also oversee all advanced analytical…

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Martin Marietta deal guides CalPortland to production points north

Sources: Martin Marietta Materials Inc., Raleigh, N.C.; CP staff Martin Marietta Materials has entered a definitive agreement to sell CalPortland Co. a group of California assets for $250 million: Redding cement plant and related distribution terminals plus 14 ready mixed concrete sites. Martin Marietta acquired the former Lehigh Hanson West Region properties in 2021 and signaled their likely sale in…

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PRODUCERS – December 2021

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 impending deal follows two others increasing the producer’s footprint west of the Potomac River: One aggregate depot and three ready mixed plants from Branscome, Williamsburg; one sand & gravel and five ready…

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ORGANIZATIONS – FEBRUARY 2021

The Portland Cement Association has named 2020 John P. Gleason Jr., Leadership Awards recipients, each recognized for efforts in advancing industry programs and initiatives in three categories:

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