Big River rebrands three aggregates
- Published: Thursday, 23 February 2012 14:02
- Written by CP Staff
Block & paver machinery specialist Pathfinder Systems, Holland, Mich., has become the exclusive North American marketing and sales agent for Mountain Top, Pa.-based Bergen Industries. A new alliance calls for the companies to work seamlessly to provide premium quality, competitively priced molds and mold parts, delivering concrete products industry orders in a timely manner.
A new video and fact sheets debunk what the Brick Industry Association contends are common myths about genuine clay brick versus its competitors. With frank pros and cons on the latest in sustainability features, maintenance needs, costs and fire safety, the package stacks brick against the top alternatives: vinyl siding, concrete masonry, manufactured stone, fiber cement siding and Exterior Insulation and Finish System (EIFS), otherwise known as synthetic stucco.
HySSIL Pty Ltd. in Melbourne, Australia, has launched a range of lightweight building products, touting reduced greenhouse gas emissions and lower embodied energy when factoring their production against conventional alternatives. The technology was developed by the government-owned CSIRO, Australia’s leading industrial research organization and a founding HySSIL shareholder.
The use of Tekla BIMsight building information modeling technology helped Bianco Precast secure a segment contract for the $812 million South Road Superway project, the largest public works undertaking to date in South Australia.