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Particle Practice

Branscome Concrete, Essroc Cement prove the economy of $30,000/yd. concrete in radiation shielding.

By Don Marsh

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Monumental Mobilization

Silvi Concrete neared the 2013 season close mustering almost its entire payroll for a weekend pour. The project entailed a 49,000-sq.-ft. foundation, 3-ft. thick, for a monument joining a recreational facility and temple in Robbinsville, N.J., built by BAPS, a worldwide Hindu organization.

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Twin Steers to Twin Shafts

Fleet management is one of the competencies positioning Raleigh, N.C., ready mixed, aggregate and asphalt producer Sunrock Group among the Carolinas’ stronger independent operators. A 2001 change to Allison 4600s in its rear discharge mixer truck specs made the group’s concrete brand, Carolina Sunrock, an early adopter of fleetwide automatic transmissions.

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