Manufacturers – November 2022

St. Louis-based concrete plant equipment and machinery specialist Afinitas has appointed Jared Calease as Forming Systems Division director of Engineering. He previously served as product designer for the New Hampton Metal Fab business, and returns to Afinitas after 14 years at Waverly, Iowa-based GMT Corp., which specializes in large, complex heavy machining, fabrication and assembly. He served in a variety…

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MANUFACTURERS – January 2022

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.…

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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’…

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Cemen Tech builds QC competencies in UK-based Contech deal

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. 

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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.

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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.

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Tracking device, automated production define next generation Cemen Tech volumetric

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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.

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