Source: CP staff
Ernst Enterprises, Gage Brothers Concrete Products and Lauren Concrete representatives will present their new Georgia, South Dakota and Texas facilities in “Advanced Concrete Plants – Raising the Bar,” a February 3 education session at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Scheduled the day prior to the opening of World of Concrete exhibits, the program will offer perspective on design and permitting challenges behind Ernst Concrete’s wet/dry alley College Park Plant, Gage Brothers’ new Sioux Falls precast/prestressed flagship and Lauren Concrete’s Dripping Springs transit mixed satellite.
Ernst Concrete rounds out Atlanta market coverage with one of the Peach State’s largest ready mixed plants
Contractors working the south end of Atlanta, traveling the lower Interstate 285 beltway or touching down at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport are noticing a ready mixed concrete brand more associated with areas northeast and northwest of the city.
Grupo Cementos de Chihuahua, S.A.B. de C.V. reports ramp up of a 440,000-metric-ton capacity expansion of its Rapid City, S.D., cement plant. Work at the Dacotah mill began in 2016, with a total investment of just over $100 million. The expansion increases the plant’s production capacity to 1,167,000 mt and is expected to reduce variable production costs. Tie-in of the new facilities was completed in late November, while production—suspended during that phase—has resumed and the new facilities are in the stabilization process.
A modular machine engineered for one of the most taxing aspects of mixer truck fleet management premiered at the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association’s 2016 ConcreteWorks this fall.