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Colas-minted executive to lead Caterpillar Construction & Infrastructure

Sources: Caterpillar Inc., Peoria, Ill.; CP staff

Caterpillar has appointed two new division vice presidents—Damien Giraud, Global Construction & Infrastructure and Chris Snodgrass, Product Support & Logistics—in conjunction with major organizational changes.

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Lehigh Hanson solidifies New York footprint in Saunders asset deal

Sources: Lehigh Hanson, Inc., Irving, Texas; CP staff

Lehigh Hanson has reached an agreement to acquire the 13 ready mixed concrete and nine aggregate operations of Saunders Companies, whose roots trace back more than a century in central New York. Set for a third quarter closing, the asset transaction will be effected through subsidiary Hanson Aggregates New York LLC, which has 14 ready mixed, 19 asphalt and 23 aggregate sites—many along the Interstate 90/New York Thruway corridor. 

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Meadow Burke embraces new headquarters efficiencies

Sources: Meadow Burke, Riverview, Fla.; CP staff

Meadow Burke has consolidated its manufacturing, distribution, engineering, and business support functions into a new facility located eight miles from downtown Tampa. Construction of the 48,000-sq.-ft. building consisted of 84 tilt-up concrete panels along with company hardware including Super Lift III Inserts, Slab Brace Bolts and B-75 Wall Brace Inserts.

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OSHA musters stakeholders for inaugural Safe + Sound Week

Source: Occupational Safety and Health Administration

OSHA has designated June 12-18 as “Safe + Sound Week,” calling on organizations of all sizes in a wide range of industries to raise awareness of the value and importance of workplace safety and health programs. Participation can help with the launch of such programs or energize existing ones, the agency notes, underscoring three core elements:

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Report connects stormwater harvesting to ‘sustainability dividends’

Source: Arcadis U.S. Inc., Highlands Ranch, Colo.

More than half of water utility leaders have yet to embrace innovation and risk missing out on important “sustainability dividends,” according to “Empowering Water Utility Innovation,” a new report released ahead of the American Water Works Association Annual Conference and Exposition, June 11-15 in Philadelphia.

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