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Clark Pacific secures 2,000-piece San Francisco 49ers stadium contract

A joint venture of Turner Construction and Devcon Construction charged with design-build delivery of a $1.2 billion, 68,500-seat stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., has awarded the precast contract to West Sacramento-based Clark Pacific. Designed by architect HNTB, the new home to the San Francisco 49ers NFL franchise is scheduled to open for the 2014 season, making the venue the first new NFL stadium built in California in 50 years.

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Call for SCC 2013 Conference papers

Organizers of SCC 2013, Fifth North American Conference on the Design and Use of Self-Consolidating Concrete, envision a program for their May 13–15 gathering in Chicago around a) demonstrating outcomes of recent self-consolidating concrete research and practice; b) upholding a platform to further address strategies advancing SCC use; and, c) promoting greater interactions between international SCC researchers and users.

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Hanson reaches midpoint of 20-mile highway project

Hanson Pipe & Precast was selected by Base Construction to provide more than 130,000 ft. of precast concrete pipe, box culverts and inlets for the McLennan County IH-35 project located near Waco, Texas. Construction began in October 2010; Hanson’s products are used to move and manage basic stormwater runoff in the project designed to ease traffic congestion by widening nearly 20 miles of highway and frontage roads. Completion is projected for late 2014.

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Rocla greenfield plant on track for 750K rail road tie output

Prestressed concrete railroad tie market leader Rocla Concrete Tie, Inc. will vacate its Denver site for a plant under way in Pueblo, Colo. Scheduled for completion in fourth quarter 2012 on a St. Charles Industrial Park plot, the operation will have a payroll in excess of 100 at full capacity. It will be the company’s largest plant, joining Amarillo, Texas, and Baer, Del., sites.

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