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Precast Concepts hosts Colorado lawmaker delegation

Source: American Concrete Pipe Association (ACPA), Irving, Texas

After flooding and wildfires have increased scrutiny of materials used in the state’s roadway systems, Precast Concepts hosted a Colorado Senate and House Transportation Committee tour of its Henderson pipe and drainage structures plant, west of Denver, informing lawmakers on infrastructure quality, safety, design and life cycle costs.

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Foltz Concrete parent ADS lists on New York Stock Exchange

Sources: Advanced Drainage Systems Inc., Hilliard, Ohio; CP staff

Advanced Drainage Systems, which runs 50-plus flexible pipe plants and 24 distribution facilities in the U.S. and Canada, plus North Carolina pipe and manhole producer, Foltz Concrete, effected an initial public offering of 5.29 million shares at $16/share. The July 25 IPO spans 14.5 million shares overall, trading on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol WMS. The company will use proceeds to retire debt and for general corporate purposes.

Ready mixed producers confirm positive market outlook

Source: National Ready Mixed Concrete Association, Silver Spring, Md. 

NRMCA’s premier Producer Confidence Index, based on results of a 75-member survey conducted the second half of June, indicates favorable sentiments on current economic conditions and positive view of future business prospects.

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Insulated concrete form leaders charter new association

Source: Council of Insulated Concrete Forms Industries, Toronto

Nudura Corp., Logix Insulated Concrete Forms Ltd., Quad-Lock Building Systems Ltd. and Superform Products Ltd.—cumulatively representing the majority of North American insulated concrete form products shipments—are the founding members of the Council of Insulated Concrete Forms Industries (CICFI).

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