Sources: Besser Co., Alpena, Mich.; CP staff
Kevin Curtis will retire as Besser chief executive officer at the end of April 2021, capping a tenure of four-plus decades in concrete plant equipment as well as a leadership transition that began with the March 2019 promotion of his successor, Ryan Suszek, to president.
Sources: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency; American Coal Ash Association, Farmington Hills, Mich.; CP staff
Five years after proposing potentially onerous regulations for coal combustion residuals (CCR) management and disposal—triggering an uproar across the concrete industry regarding ASTM C618-grade fly ash marketability—EPA has released an evaluation of recycled CCR almost certain to put lingering concerns to rest.
Sources: Oldcastle Precast Inc., Atlanta; CP staff
Oldcastle Precast has closed on the assets of Santa Rosa, Calif.-based KriStar Enterprises Inc., including three California plants, plus intellectual property spanning specialized concrete stormwater management and water pollution control structures or devices.