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Dimmick takes MaCAPA helm

BRF-ORG-DIMMICK-150Cape Cod Ready Mix General Manager and Massachusetts Concrete & Aggregate Producers Association (MaCAPA) President Peter Joy has announced the appointment of David Dimmick as executive director of the association.

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TCA prepares Sauter send off

BRF-ORG-Ed-150The Tilt-Up Concrete Association will honor longstanding Executive Director Ed Sauter at its Winter Tilt-Up Jubilee during next month’s World of Concrete in Las Vegas. Sauter has entered part-time retirement effective 2015, capping a 23-year tenure that began as a result of his 1992 World of Concrete participation.

 

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PRODUCERS - January 2015

Two months after entering the Texas market for volumetric mixer-delivered concrete through a deal for Custom-Crete, U.S. Concrete Inc. subsidiary Redi-Mix LLC bolted on the fleet and sites of Scofield Construction Services, LLC and Mobile-Crete of South Texas, LLC. Operated collectively as Mobile-Crete, assets acquired include five volumetric ready-mixed concrete facilities and 47 mixers servicing Austin, San Antonio, and south Texas markets. They join Custom-Crete’s 60 volumetric mixers and 11 plants Redi-Mix took over in October, netting site-mixed production in Austin, San Antonio and Dallas/Ft. Worth.

 

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Loyal, upbeat employees fuel Ozinga Bros.

BRF-AA-OZINGA-150Results 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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Record PCI productivity tour

The Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute conducted its 15th Productivity Tour and Workshop this fall, teaming with host, Mid-Atlantic Precast Association, to visit member operations in Pennsylvania and Virginia. “The tour has great value to production personnel,” says PCI Productivity Committee Chairman Dennis Fink (Northeast Prestressed Products)’ Dennis Fink. With a record 175 attendees, he adds, “This year’s tour showcased some quality producers and gave the group an opportunity to see a variety of products and production techniques that they can incorporate into their own businesses.”

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