Oldcastle Infrastructure books three Texas concrete pipe plants

Sources: Oldcastle Infrastructure, Atlanta; CP staff Oldcastle Infrastructure, a CRH company, has acquired Rinker Pipe reinforced concrete drainage structures in Houston, Dallas/Fort Worth and San Antonio from Quikrete Cos. An agreement behind the transaction was announced in February as Quikrete moved to consummate its takeover of Forterra Inc., Texas concrete pipe and box culvert market leader. The deal continues Oldcastle…

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Afinitas powers turnkey curing services for manufactured concrete

Afinitas has added a finishing element to its concrete pipe and precast formwork, machinery and accessories offering. The manufacturer unveiled its SmartSet Concrete Curing Solutions for pipe, precast, block, paver and prestressed production at the 2022 Precast Show.  The Afinitas Curing Team rolled on to the Kansas City Convention Center floor in its fully stocked, 20-ft. SmartSet Curing Solutions service…

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Quikrete assimilates Forterra Precast as sister Rinker Pipe brand

Atlanta-based Quikrete Holdings LLC acquired all outstanding Forterra Inc. shares late last month and established the Irving, Texas concrete pipe, drainage structure, structural precast and ductile iron pipe giant as a wholly owned subsidiary. The incoming assets significantly extend the drainage and short-span bridge market footprints of sister Quikrete businesses, Rinker Pipe and Contech Engineered Solutions; add precast, prestressed plants…

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Rinker Materials’ Texas pipe plants suit Oldcastle Infrastructure

Sources: Forterra Inc., Irving, Texas; CP staff In a new U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filing, Forterra details an Asset Purchase Agreement to advance a merger with Quikrete Holdings Inc. The Agreement calls for the sale of Dallas/Fort Worth, Houston and San Antonio concrete pipe production assets—presently held by Quikrete subsidiary Rinker Materials—to Oldcastle Infrastructure Inc. The proposed transaction anticipates…

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Forterra, Quikrete outline $200M in asset deals with CP&P, Foley

Sources: Forterra Inc., Irving, Texas; CP staff In December U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filings, concrete pipe leader Forterra reports Purchase Agreements with Virginia’s Eagle Corp. and Georgia’s Foley Products Company Inc., both anticipating U.S. Department of Justice Antitrust Division-stipulated asset divestitures leading to approval of a merger with Atlanta-based Quikrete Holdings Inc.  A $2.3 billion merger plan was announced…

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Parent company outlines eight-figure investment for Geneva Pipe

Source: Northwest Pipe Co., Vancouver, Wash.  Northwest Pipe, a major player in engineered pipeline systems for water infrastructure, is solidifying its concrete market commitment with more than $18 million in capital improvement projects for Utah-based Geneva Pipe and Precast Co. It recently invested in a new batch plant, mixer and controls package between Geneva’s St. George and Salt Lake City…

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ACPA members, allies gear up for Concrete Pipe Week 2021

The American Concrete Pipe Association will mark Concrete Pipe Week 2021 this month, affirming the contributions of reinforced concrete pipe and precast to quality of life. The “Impacting Communities with the Resilience of Concrete Pipe” theme is a nod to the role of ACPA members in a community’s infrastructure, financial state, long-term sustainability, and overall well-being. “Reinforced concrete pipe has…

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Producers, allies prepare Concrete Pipe Week messaging, outreach

Source: American Concrete Pipe Association, Irving, Texas The American Concrete Pipe Association will mark Concrete Pipe Week 2021, affirming the contributions of reinforced concrete pipe and precast to quality of life. The theme of this year’s event, August 15-21, is “Impacting Communities with the Resilience of Concrete Pipe,” a nod to ACPA members’ role in a community’s infrastructure, financial state,…

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Geneva Pipe premiers Perfect Pipe, Lined Manhole technology

Sources Northwest Pipe Co., Vancouver, Wash.; CP staff Geneva Pipe and Precast, a Northwest Pipe business, has begun producing and distributing reinforced concrete pipe (RCP) and precast manhole systems finished with a corrosion resistant lining new to North America. Perfect Pipe and Perfect Lined Manhole have the potential to revolutionize municipal wastewater management, the producer notes, as they offer 100-plus years’…

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