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Lafarge joins heavyweight investors in Solidia Technologies funding round

Sources: Solidia Technologies, Piscataway, N.J.; CP staff

One of the top players in technology-targeted venture capital, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB) leads a third or Series C Round of funding for Solidia Technologies, whose integrated cement and concrete production and curing processes lower net carbon dioxide emissions up to 70 percent when measured against portland cement alternatives.

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ACI Council’s SCC Forum dovetails 2015 World of Concrete

Source: ACI Foundation, Farmington Hills, Mich.

The ACI Foundation’s Strategic Development Council (SDC) is sponsoring a February 2 presentation and project recognition forum on self-consolidating concrete, sharing best practices and success stories from industry experts, engineers, contractors and owners. The 1–4:30 p.m. event will take place at the Las Vegas Convention Center a day ahead of the 2015 World of Concrete opening.

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Loyal, upbeat employees propel Ozinga Bros. to Top Workplace ranks

Sources: Ozinga Bros, Inc., Mokena, Ill.; CP staff

Results from a survey gauging staff sentiments on daily work activities, impressions of management and company direction earned one of the Midwest’s premier ready mixed producers inclusion in the Chicago Tribune’s Top Workplaces for 2014.

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