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NLRB tells shuttered concrete operator to clear Teamsters’ unfinished business

Sources: National Labor Relations Board; CP staff

NLRB Administrative Law Judge Melissa Olivero has ordered Champaign Builders Supply Co. principals to bargain with Teamsters Local 26, Champaign, Ill., regarding the effects of the company’s September 2013 closing of a ready mixed plant staffed by a driver, yard staff and loader operator unit.

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Separation Technologies’ Zeigler headlines AshTrade Americas conference

Source: GMI Global LLC, Larchmont, N.Y.

Organizers of AshTrade 2014, October 14-15 at the Houston Marriott North, have finalized an agenda catering to participants from across the coal combustion byproduct value chain—buyers, sellers, traders, end users—with presentations covering fly ash, bottom ash and synthetic gypsum.

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3D printing informs Dayton Superior accessory prototyping

Source: Dayton Superior Corp., Miamisburg, Ohio

A new Innovation Center at Dayton Superior headquarters spans product showroom, chemical research and engineering laboratories; product testing and prototyping equipment; plus, contemporary training areas. The 15,000-sq.-ft. facility is oriented around these business segments and functions:

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Insteel agreement paves American Spring Wire exit from PC strand

Sources: Insteel Industries Inc., Mt. Airy, N.C.; CP staff

Insteel Industries anticipates a mid-August closing on a $36 million deal for the prestressed concrete strand business of Ohio-based American Spring Wire Corp. Subsidiary Insteel Wire Products Co. is acquiring ASW’s Newnan, Ga., production facility and equipment, plus equipment at a second PC strand plant in Houston. Insteel Wire will lease the latter facility.

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FiveCubits measures up as newest Command Alkon division

Source: Command Alkon Inc., Birmingham, Ala.

Command Alkon has acquired Rosemont, Ill.-based FiveCubits, a [software as a service] SaaS-based fleet management and mobile computing solutions provider for ready mixed and bulk materials producers, trucking and hauling companies, and contractors.

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