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MANUFACTURERS - September 2014

Columbus, Ohio-based GivenHansco, developer of the award-winning line of Keystone integrated software products for ready mixed, aggregate and asphalt producers, recently announced an exclusive dealership arrangement with Barnes Industrial Group. 

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BANK COMMITMENT SEALS FINANCING PACKAGE FOR MCINNIS CEMENT MILL

McInnis Cement Port-Daniel-Gascons operationThe National Bank of Canada has confirmed availability of a $360 million loan for an export-driven, 2 million-plus ton per year cement plant and marine terminal in Quebec’s eastern reaches. The late-July announcement caps financing for the McInnis Cement Port-Daniel-Gascons operation, led by a $500 million commitment from private and public investors, and $250 million commercial loan from province agency Investissement Québec.

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ORGANIZATIONS - September 2014

William “Jay” Hall has returned to Portland Cement Association as manager of Codes and Standards, working out of Keysville, Va. He will represent the cement-based products industry in the codes and standards development process for organizations like the International Code Council and the National Fire Protection Association. 

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