Afinitas has named Kirk Schall as Concrete Accessories Division president, succeeding Aaron Schmidgall, who will remain in a strategic advisory role. Prior to Afinitas, Schall held a wide range of roles at DuPont including operations, strategy, sales, and business leadership. Most recently he led MECS Inc., the global leader in sulfuric acid technology and a wholly-owned DuPont Clean Technologies subsidiary.…Read More
Charah Solutions Inc. in Louisville, Ky., has been awarded a five-year contract by NV Energy for marketing of fly ash from the North Valmy Generating Station, a 522-MW power facility with two operating coal-fired units. The plant and complex are jointly owned by NV Energy and Idaho Power. The fly ash will be shipped to regional markets via Charah Solutions’…Read More
Sources: Cemen Tech, Indianola, Iowa; CP staff Cemen Tech has acquired Contech Testing & Consultancy Ltd, a Wolverhampton, England, provider of mix design, testing, and production quality control services. Those capabilities, along with an accredited Contech laboratory, position Cemen Tech to expand support for United Kingdom volumetric concrete mixer truck operators and block producers.Read More
Volumetric mixer truck operators have convincingly staked claim to residential, small order and department of transportation market segments. As Concrete Products shows here, truck manufacturers are helping fleets’ cause by tapping technology to increase production efficiency and quality control.Read More
As it approaches a merger with Finland’s Konecranes, Terex Corp. has named John Garrison Jr. chief executive officer, president and director. He replaces Ron DeFeo, who is retiring after 23 years at the helm, but will serve as executive chairman through year’s end, and continue as a consultant through 2016.
London Machinery Inc., has extended its Con-E-Co dealer network from Eastern Canada to all Canadian provinces and territories, most recently through a new parts branch in St. Albert, Alberta. Since 2007, the manufacturer has been the exclusive dealer of Con-E-Co portable and stationary batch plant products in Eastern Canada, positioning staff with experience and expertise to serve customers in points west.Read More
A volumetric concrete equipment leader, Iowa-based Cemen Tech Inc. unveiled its C860 mixer at the World of Concrete in Las Vegas last month, spotlighting an electronic control panel and GPS tracking solution among key new features. The model offers customers “a design that will make the operation easier and allow their drivers to pour concrete in a more efficient way,” notes Director of Sales & Marketing Mark Rinehart.
Source: Cemen Tech, Indianola, Iowa
Cemen Tech is transferring Elkin Hi-Tech volumetric mixer line production to its Iowa flagship facility near Des Moines, and planning a customer support center in eastern Pennsylvania for namesake, Elkin and International Mobile Mixer brands.Read More