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Spancrete's Henry Nagy, 1908-2009

Spancrete Group notes the Jan. 13 passing of company founder Henry Nagy, whose name is synonymous architectural and structural precast throughout the Midwest, and hollow core plank and machinery worldwide. In an announcement to the industry, company officials observe, “Henry’s pioneering contribution to the concrete products industry is legend

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FedsÌ Antitrust Challenge Quells OldcastleÒpavestone

Oldcastle Architectural’s parent company has withdrawn from a $540 million deal for Dallas-based Pavestone Group LP following an FTC challenge “that the acquisition would violate antitrust laws by greatly reducing competition for concrete hardscape products sold to [retailers such as] The Home Depot, Lowe’s and Wal-Mart in nearly 300 metropolitan areas”

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Nrmca Releases Pervious Concrete Mixture Proportioning Software

After more than a year of laboratory research work, NRMCA has developed a mixture proportioning software program for pervious concrete, especially aimed at helping users a) target design void content, critical to finished slabs’ water percolation; and, b) achieve an optimum paste of appropriate consistency to yield material that is neither too dry or too wet

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