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Infrastructure market-minded investor acquires HawkeyePedershaab

Sources: Livingstone, Chicago; CP staff

International mid-market merger & acquisition advisor Livingstone has announced the sale of U.S. pipe and drainage product machinery mainstay HawkeyePedershaab, Inc., to Forsyth Capital Investors, St. Louis.

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Kenworth previews set-forward front axle version of T880 workhorse

Sources: Kenworth Truck Co., Kirkland, Wash.; CP staff

National Ready Mixed Concrete Association 2016 ConcreteWorks attendees were afforded the first formal showing of the successor to the Kenworth W900S, a longstanding model for mixer trucks running in bridge formula markets. The T880 Set-Forward Front Axle (T880S) was previewed September 18-20 in Nashville and will be among the manufacturer’s 2017 World of Concrete and ConExpo-Con/Agg headline offerings.

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Mack adds mixer truck data to fleet management service

Sources: Mack Trucks, Greensboro, N.C.; CP staff

A memorandum of understanding will see technology developer WheresMyConcrete program Mack Fleet Management Services options to improve ready mixed producers’ asset visibility and dispatch efficiency.

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Mobley Concrete, Ozinga, IMI pros top 2016 National Mixer Driver Championship

Sources: National Ready Mixed Concrete Association, Silver Spring, Md.; CP staff

From a record, 82-contestant field, Chris Harrison of Mobley Concrete Co. in Russellville, Ark., took the NRMCA National Mixer Driver Championship in Nashville, staged September 18-19 during the group’s 2016 ConcreteWorks. After placing second in the 2015 competition (San Antonio), Harrison earned a $2,500 cash prize from the NRMCA’s Truck Mixer Manufacturers Bureau (TMMB) for this year's first place finish.

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Banker, builder lead concrete coalition’s Investors and Developers Advisory Council

Sources: National Ready Mixed Concrete Association, Silver Spring, Md.; CP staff

NRMCA’s Build with Strength coalition has launched a council to serve as investment and development advisers to architects, builders, engineers, policy makers and emergency services professionals who, through group participation, work to raise awareness about the benefits of concrete construction, especially for low- to mid-rise structures.

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