Silvi Group grows Garden State presence in Phillips Concrete asset deal

Source: Silvi Group Companies, Fairless Hills, Pa.

Eyeing integration with its Riverside cement, Sahara sand and Gibraltar crushed stone businesses in New Jersey, Silvi Group has closed Phillips Concrete Companies asset transactions netting an East Newark masonry supply yard and Union Township block plant; Franklin Township and Hillsborough ready mixed operations; plus, fleet and plant equipment.

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Catalina Pacific deploys eight plants, 200+ trucks for record 21K-yd. pour

Catalina Pacific deploys eight plants, 200+ trucks for record 21,000-yd. pour

Sources: Headwaters Inc., South Jordan, Utah; CalPortland Co., Glendora, Calif.; CP staff

Catalina Pacific Concrete delivered 2,120 loads of ready mixed over a 19-hour window, February 15-16, to the Wilshire Grand site in downtown Los Angeles. Executed without a single injury, the operation marked what project officials note is a new volume threshold, 21,200 yd., for a continuous foundation pour.

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Delaware Valley, Silvi bring CNG-powered front discharge mixers to mid-Atlantic

Sources: Delaware Valley Concrete, Hatboro, Pa.; McNeilus Cos., Dodge Center, Minn.; CP staff

Concrete contractors in eastern Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware will begin receiving ready mixed orders in front discharge trucks operating at unusually low noise levels and with no hint of diesel combustion, thanks to adoption of compressed natural gas (CNG) power in the fleets of Delaware Valley Concrete (DVC) and Silvi Group.

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