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QC specialist applies 3D imaging to concrete masonry height, volume, density

Sources: Neoculus Technologies, Quebec City, Quebec; CP staff

HVD 150A developer of real time inspection tools for a range of production processes timed commercial launch of the HVD (Height Volume Density) Control System for concrete brick, block and pavers with the National Concrete Masonry Association’s 2016 ICON-Xchange in Orlando. The announcement follows Neoculus Technologies’ piloting of the equipment with Oldcastle Architectural’s Quebec-based Permacon business.

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Titan America: Market conditions, escalating costs quell N.C. greenfield mill

Sources: Titan America LLC, Norfolk, Va.; CP staff

After years of permitting and pre-construction activities, Titan America has shelved plans for a Castle Hayne, N.C., cement plant with up to 2 million tons’ annual capacity, but will maintain a terminal on the site, located just outside the coastal town of Wilmington.

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Dufferin attains premier certification for responsibly sourced aggregate

Sources: CRH Canada Group, Toronto; Cornerstone Standards Council, Woodbridge, Ontario; CP staff

Dufferin Aggregates’ Acton Quarry in Halton Hills, Ontario, is the first operation to receive Cornerstone Standards Council (CSC) certification as a supplier of responsibly sourced stone, sand and gravel. The certification stands to benefit internal and external customers of an integrated aggregates, ready mixed and construction entity long the Ontario flagship of Holcim (Canada), but now an Oldcastle Materials sister business under CRH Canada Group.

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