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Summit Materials has acquired Metro Ready Mix in Salt Lake City, along with Price Construction Co., a west Texas aggregates and asphalt producer and contractor and Mertens Construction Co., a central Missouri aggregates producer. At $120 million combined, the early-2018 deals strengthen the integrated producer’s platform businesses Kilgore Cos., West Valley City, Utah; Troy Vines Inc., Midland, Texas; and, ConAgg of Missouri.

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Volvo Trucks expands customer experience

Through purchase and lease options, Volvo Trucks North America has secured 270 acres adjacent to its Virginia assembly operations and newly built Customer Center. In the near term, the manufacturer will use 49 acres acquired from Pulaski County to extend its 1.1-mile Customer Experience Track. The remaining land will serve future business expansion.

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Three-member management team acquires Sioux Corp.

The Finger family has sold the Sioux Corp. water heating and steam generating equipment business to Sales & Marketing Manager Brad Hyronimus, Production & Purchasing Manager Eric Hansen and Controller Meg Andersen, who as principals have transitioned to the respective roles of president and chief executive officer; vice president of Operations; and, chief financial officer.

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