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Toscas to transition from PCI to PCA

Source: Portland Cement Association, Skokie, Ill.

The PCA board has named James Toscas as president and chief executive officer, effective December 15. For the past 11 years, he has served in the same capacity at Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute, joining it shortly after a four-year tenure at the helm of the American Concrete Institute.

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Command Alkon and Climate Earth economize Environmental Product Declarations

Sources: Climate Earth, Berkeley, Calif.; CP staff

Document solutions from Climate Earth allow users with COMMANDseries from Command Alkon to place an Environmental Product Declaration (EPD), an internationally accepted eco-label, directly into every bid submittal. Linking Command Alkon production software with Climate Earth environmental data streamlines document completion and positions ready mixed suppliers to be among the first in the green-building industry to deliver EPDs for every material order or product on any project they bid.

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HawkeyePedershaab, New Hampton Metal team on equipment development, sales

Sources: New Hampton Metal Fab Corp., New Hampton, Iowa; CP staff

HawkeyePedershaab, a key global player in dry-cast pipe and manhole machinery, has forged an alliance with New Hampton Metal Fab aimed at co-developing wet-cast forming technologies and extending the latter company’s presence in international markets.

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