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Building Sciences chief addresses ACI Sustainability Forum, fall convention

Source: American Concrete Institute, Farmington Hills, Mich.

Under the theme “Spanning the Globe,” nearly 2,000 engineers, architects, contractors, educators, manufacturers, and material representatives from around the world will convene October 26-30 at the Washington (D.C.) Hilton Hotel to collaborate on concrete codes, specifications and standards—amid other ACI fall convention activities.

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Rockway Precast, Marks Metal pour perfect solution for Water Bottle stations

News productionSource: Marks Metal Technology, Clackamas, Ore.; CP staff

Formwork specialist Marks Metal and longtime Las Vegas customer Rockway Precast have refined a template for a 15-ft. high Water Bottle structure bearing the novelty that developer Dapper Companies sought plus the functionality of a fully enclosed, municipal water filtration system.

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Ozinga RMC integrates Aggregate Industries/Meyer Materials’ Illinois sites

Sources: CP staff; Aggregate Industries (US), Bedford, Mass.; Ozinga Bros. Inc., Mokena, Ill.

A definitive agreement with Aggregate Industries, centered on ready mixed production and fleet assets at 14 Meyer Material Co. sites, has netted Ozinga Bros. an expanded footprint across seven northern Illinois counties. Effective late last month, it transfers concrete plant operation and delivery to Ozinga Ready Mix Concrete, while Aggregate Industries/Meyer maintains six aligned sand & gravel properties.

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