Command Alkon stake: HeidelbergCement’s ticket to tech leadership

Lehigh Hanson Inc. parent company HeidelbergCement AG announced late last month an agreement to take a 45 percent stake in Command Alkon, the global leader in software and information technology services for heavy building materials. San Francisco-based investor Thoma Bravo, which acquired Command Alkon in early 2020, will retain a 55 percent interest. The agreement is subject to regulatory approvals,…

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Tech ambitions drive HeidelbergCement to Command Alkon stake

Sources: HeidelbergCement AG, Germany; Command Alkon, Birmingham, Ala.; CP staff Lehigh Hanson Inc. parent company HeidelbergCement has entered an agreement to take a 45 percent stake in Command Alkon, the global leader in software and information technology services for heavy building materials. San Francisco-based investor Thoma Bravo, which acquired Command Alkon last year, will retain a 55 percent interest. The…

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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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Forney, Command Alkon integration powers Titan Virginia’s QC

The ForneyVault integrated construction materials testing platform has recently added Command Alkon to an expanding list of software integration partners, enabling mutual customer Titan Virginia Ready-Mix LLC to link compressive strength testing machines directly to the quality control process. The Norfolk-based producer uses Command Alkon COMMANDqc software to validate ready mixed concrete quality. COMMANDqc tools manage materials, mixes, tolerances, documentation,…

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Forney, Command Alkon integration powers Titan Virginia’s QC

Sources: Forney LP, Pittsburgh; CP staff The ForneyVault integrated construction materials testing platform has recently added Command Alkon to an expanding list of software integration partners, enabling mutual customer Titan Virginia Ready-Mix, LLC to link compressive strength testing machines directly to the quality control process.

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Master Builders, Command Alkon partnership starts at mixer drum

Master Builders Solutions has entered into an exclusive agreement with Command Alkon to be the sole third-party reseller of the COMMANDassurance in-transit concrete monitoring system for ready mixed producers in the U.S. and Canada. A drum-mounted probe at the core of system provides real-time slump, temperature and volume data for site-bound concrete. COMMANDassurance takes measurements from direct mixture contact versus…

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Master Builders represents Command Alkon load-monitoring system

Sources: Command Alkon, Birmingham, Ala.; Master Builders Solutions, Beachwood, Ohio; CP staff Master Builders Solutions has entered into an exclusive agreement with Command Alkon to be the sole third-party reseller of the COMMANDassurance in-transit concrete monitoring system for ready mixed producers in the U.S. and Canada. A drum-mounted probe at the core of system provides real-time slump, temperature and volume…

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COMMAND ALKON | DELIVERY CYCLE MONITORING • ruckit app

The latest TrackIt platform addition enables visibility of ready mixed concrete from drum loading to discharge. Delivery Cycle Monitoring features or functions include automated loading, pouring and washing status relay; support for virtually any truck regardless of age; real time alerts and historical reporting; plus, TrackIt Batch summary and load property reports and data points. By capturing drum speed and…

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Consequential deals cap a year that couldn’t end fast enough

As we closed our 2020 work schedule producing this issue, a slew of post-Thanksgiving developments quickly sealed December as the most consequential month of a year we are pleased to see in the rearview mirror. While absent CRH, HeidelbergCement, LafargeHolcim, Martin Marietta, Summit Materials, Vulcan Materials and other deal catalysts or newsmakers of the past decade, the developments warrant cement,…

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