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Deals Of The Decade

In a follow-up to the December 2009 Decade Defined editorial, Concrete Products tracks nine-figure and higher deals that have reshaped North

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In a follow-up to the December 2009 Decade Defined editorial, Concrete Products tracks nine-figure and higher deals that have reshaped North American ready mixed and precast concrete production.

Companies Value Completed
HeidelbergCement + Hanson plc $16 B Fall 2007
Cemex + Rinker Group $16 B Fall 2006
Cemex + RMC Group $5.8 B March 2006
Vulcan Materials + Florida Rock $4.6 B Nov. 2007
Lafarge Group + Blue Circle Industries $3.6 B June 2001
Holcim Ltd. + Aggregate Industries $3.4 B June 2005
Cemex + Southdown Inc. $2.8 B Fall 2000
Hanson Plc + Pioneer Ltd. $2.5 B May 2000
Holcim Ltd. + Cemex (Australia) $1.8 B Oct. 2009
CRH/Oldcastle + APAC $1.3 B Aug. 2006
Votorantim + Blue Circle (Canada) $700 M Mid-2001
CSR Rinker + Kiewit Materials Co. $540 M Sept. 2002
Votorantim + Prairie Material Sales * $400+M Jan. 2008
Grupo Argos + Ready Mixed of N.C. $435 M March 2006
Berkshire Hathaway + Acme Brick ** $300+M July 2000
CSR Rinker + Florida Crushed Stone $348 M Aug. 2000
Hanson Aggregates + Material Service $300 M June 2006
GCC + Hardesty/Mid-Continent $271 M May 2006
Oldcastle Inc. + Cemex/Rinker assets $250 M Dec. 2007
Grupo Argos + Southern Star Concrete $245 M Dec. 2005
Agg Industries + Meyer Materials $231 M July 2006
U.S. Concrete + Alberta Investments $165 M July 2006
Hanson plc + Choctaw Inc. $135 M June 2002

*Concrete Products estimate ** Estimated portion of $600M Justin Ind. deal