Concrete Products

DEC 2018

Concrete Products covers the issues that attract producers of ready mixed and manufactured concrete focusing on equipment and material technology, market development and management topics.

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32 • December 2018 www.concreteproducts.com BRIEFS ACTIVITIES & APPOINTMENTS PRODUCERS Sunroc Corp., the flagship aggregates, ready mixed, masonry and construction services business of St. George, Utah-based Clyde Cos., has expanded its Northern Utah region, acquiring the assets of Tri- County Concrete. Based in Roosevelt, east of Salt Lake City, the company supplies construction aggregates and ready-mixed concrete to municipalities, contractors and do-it-yourself project customers in Utah's Duchesne, Uintah and Daggett counties. Tri-County employees will continue in their current positions with Sunroc, led by Operations Manager Clint Gardner. "Tri-County['s] commitment to provide quality construction products and services in the Uintah Basin makes this partner - ship a natural fit for Sunroc, and we are proud to welcome their employees to the Sunroc team," says Vice President of Construction Materials Russell Leslie. Oldcastle Infrastructure, Atlanta, has acquired Caldwell, Ida- ho-based Valley Precast Inc., which produces underground concrete structures for environmental and energy applications. The deal posi- tions Oldcastle Infrastructure, Nampa—located near Valley Precast and the capital city of Boise—as Idaho water management market leader, while expanding its energy products stake and marking the producer's on-site wastewater segment entry. Oldcastle Infrastructure cites Valley Precast owners John and Cindy Greiner's "reputation for exceptional customer service and a deep knowledge of the on-site wastewater market," and has tasked Nampa Site Manager Jared Farrow and Area General Manager, Pacific Northwest Region Rick Jones with assimilating the business. ORGANIZATIONS National Ready Mixed Concrete Association President Robert Garbini, P.E. will retire at the close of the 2019 convention, March 5-7 in Tampa, capping a 27-year career with the group and more than two decades at its helm. He announced his plan indicating confidence that staff and member leadership will continue to achieve goals for advancing concrete's interests in the building sector, local paving market and advocacy arena, while increasing workforce profession- alism and product quality through research and education. NRMCA Chairman Rodney Grogan (MMC Materials) cites Garbini's years of service as a faithful advocate and leader of the association and ready mixed concrete industry. He informed fellow directors that a search committee comprised of NRMCA past chairmen, led by Chaney Enterprises' Bill Childs, will identify successor candidates. ChemSystems Holdings Inc. Vice President of Sales & Marketing Chris Sullivan has joined the American Society of Concrete Contractors as decorative concrete specialist. He will pro- vide leadership, counsel and direction for the group's Decorative Concrete Council, and field ASCC member hotline questions on decorative and polished slabs or surfaces. An author of four books and numerous articles, Sullivan is a frequent public speaker on all areas of deco- rative concrete and has been a World of Concrete and Concrete Décor Show presenter since 2005 and 2009, respectively. He was inducted into the DCC Decorative Concrete Hall of Fame in 2015. Chris Sullivan Toll-Free (US): 888-235-8235 | Tel: (920) 894-1113 | Email: sales@bftech.com RED LINE Concrete Reclaimers Flocculants pH Control BFK T ECHNOLOGIES I NC. Since 1997 Booth N312 SMART Bunker BLUE LINE Clear Water Solutions

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