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A Ranger takes the helm of Texas-based U.S. Concrete

One year removed from financial reorganization driven by pre-recession interest rate debt, U.S. Concrete Inc. has a new president and chief executive officer—an outsider who unlike his predecessors, Eugene Martineau and Michael Harlan, was not part of the company’s late-1990s founding.

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72-hour tour answers 9/11 call

Today’s executives talk of corporate social responsibility. Bill Sandbrook is no exception, but his adherence to the concept dates back at least a decade.

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Ameron sets October meeting for proposed NOV merger vote

Ameron International Corp. stockholders will convene in early October to vote on proposals related to a takeover by Houston-based National Oilwell Varco Inc. The companies’ boards jointly announced July 1 an agreement whereby NOV would acquire Pasadena, Calif.-based Ameron in a $772 cash transaction, with stockholders receiving $85/share —a 27 percent premium to mid-year trading.

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