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MANUFACTURERS - DECEMBER 2017

John Harris has joined the Besser Co. Technical Service team, bringing 25 years of hands-on block and brick production experience plus plant management skills. Based in Phoenix, he will be on the front line working to bring the latest technology and new equipment to manufactured-concrete producers.

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ORGANIZATIONS - DECEMBER 2017

The National Concrete Masonry Association has promoted Nick Lang from manager of the NCMA Research & Development lab to vice president of Business Development. He will lead communication, education, membership recruitment and retention activities, along with implementation of various programs and initiatives, continuing an 11-year NCMA tenure.

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PRODUCERS - DECEMBER 2017

Minnesota’s Cemstone Companies assembled employees from its namesake, Amcon block and TCC Materials divisions for a formal 90th anniversary celebration at the U.S. Bank Stadium. The Minneapolis venue is one of the most recent milestone projects built with materials and products from Cemstone brands: 916 bags of mortar; 750,000 block; 115,000 yd. of ready mixed; and, 65,000 tons of Dakota Aggregates sand.

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