Kwik Bond Polymers guides Sika into performance bridge decks

Sources: Sika AG, Baar, Switzerland; CP staff The parent company of New Jersey-based Sika Corp. has acquired Kwik Bond Polymers LLC (KBP), a developer of premium compounds for bridge deck and other heavy/civil concrete conditions. The Benecia, Calif. firm’s primary deck, overlay and surface treatment offerings for new construction or retrofit are polyester-based concrete or polymer-based basalt fiber synthetic mixes…

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GCCA issues call for ‘Concrete in Life’ entries

The Global Cement and Concrete Association is accepting entries through October 22 for the third annual “Concrete in Life” global photography competition, open to professional and amateur photographers via social media and spanning four categories: Urban Design and Use – Images of city landscapes and buildings, both well-known and hidden away. Infrastructure – Photographs of infrastructure, in cities and rural,…

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Jensen Precast enters Oregon, expands offerings through Brooks deal

Sources: Jensen Precast, Sparks, Nev.; CP staff

A key source of engineered concrete infrastructure solutions for West Coast markets, Jensen Precast has acquired underground structure specialist Brooks Products, operating Portland, Ore., and Ontario, Calif., plants. The deal marks an Oregon entry for Jensen Precast and enables it to provide an expanded product line and expedited service for a variety of infrastructure conditions. The Ontario location, moreover, affords Jensen Precast a robust will call service for southern California customers seeking walk-in purchases. 

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