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Clark Pacific commits $200K to Sacramento State Concrete Lab

Source: Clark Pacific, West Sacramento, Calif.

Clark Pacific has donated $200,000 to help develop the Sacramento State Civil Engineering Department concrete laboratory, which will offer generations of students hands-on experience and support primary research targeting new technologies and continuous concrete construction improvement.

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Volvo CE chief Weissburg to shift to Mack Trucks as Slagle successor

Source: Mack Trucks, Greensboro, N.C.

Volvo Construction Equipment President Martin Weissburg will transition in the same capacity to Mack Trucks in June 2018 and remain a Volvo Group Executive Board member. He served as president of Volvo Financial Services Americas from 2005 to 2010, when he was named to lead the global unit, and appointed to his present post in 2014. Based at the Mack Trucks headquarters in North Carolina, Weissburg succeeds Dennis Slagle, who will remain with the Volvo Group as a special projects leader reporting to CEO Martin Lundstedt.

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ICF specs net mid-rise apartment developer HUD-reduced mortgage terms

Sources: Walker & Dunlop Inc., Bethesda, Md.; TF Forming Systems, Green Bay, Wis.; CP staff

Bedford Development has started the six-story Manseau Flats apartment project in Ashwaubenon, Wis., on the strength of insulating concrete walls and a mortgage package economized by a U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development program rewarding energy efficient multi-family dwelling design.

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ACI broadens standards reach, concrete knowledge from the ICC to Gulf of Tonkin

Sources: American Concrete Institute, Farmington Hills, Mich.; CP staff

An expanded ACI scope reflecting a proactive approach to global standards advocacy is embodied in a revised mission statement: “ACI develops, disseminates, and advances the adoption of consensus-based knowledge on concrete and its uses.”

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Sequatchie Concrete acquires eastern Tennessee neighbor, Cleveland RM

Sources: Squatchie Concrete Service Inc., South Pittsburg, Tenn.; CP staff

Sequatchie Concrete Service will add two plants in a deal for Cleveland Ready Mix, which served contractors in five eastern Tennessee counties for 50-plus years under late owner Claude Simpson.

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