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California prevailing wage law boosts mixer drivers’ public project pay

Sources: International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT), Washington, D.C.; CP staff

Drivers delivering ready mixed concrete to building and infrastructure sites using state or local funds are covered under California Assembly Bill 219, which stipulates prevailing wage terms for contractors and suppliers, and was signed earlier this month by Governor Jerry Brown.

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Garrison to succeed longtime Terex chief DeFeo

Source: Terex Corp., Westport, Conn.

As it approaches a merger with Finland’s Konecranes, Terex has named John L. Garrison Jr. chief executive officer, president and director effective November 2. He replaces Ron DeFeo, who is retiring after 23 years at the helm, but will serve as executive chairman through year’s end, and continue as a consultant through 2016.

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TXI cement, aggregate veteran Pruitt named U.S. Concrete COO

Sources: U.S. Concrete Inc., Euless, Texas; CP staff

Ronnie Pruitt has joined U.S. Concrete as senior vice president and chief operating officer, a new position charged with direct oversight of ready mixed, aggregate and ancillary operations in New York and New Jersey, Texas and Oklahoma, and California.

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