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Plant expansion positions Con-Tech to maintain solid growth curve

NS-ConTechI-150Con-Tech Manufacturing is set to close out 2014 with a 65,000 sq. ft. addition to its plant, housing new central parts department, paint lines, drum-mounting stations, shipping & receiving department, and offices. The construction will bring the total to 200,000 sq. ft. that the mixer truck manufacturer has under roof at its Dodge Center, Minn., headquarters.

 

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Lafarge Canada names eastern unit chief

Bruno Roux has been named president and chief executive officer for the Eastern Canada business unit of Lafarge Canada Inc. He transitions to Toronto after serving in the same capacities for Lafarge Group’s business in Poland. He will serve as senior leader for all market areas and product lines in Ontario, Quebec, and the Atlantic provinces, while also joining the Lafarge Canada board.

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Solidia, Linde team to advance low-carbon concrete production methods

NS-Solidia-150Piscataway, N.J. start-up Solidia Technologies has signed a partnership agreement with The Linde Group to industrialize technology that can reduce the environmental footprint of precast concrete, lower production costs, and improve product performance. The deal spans development, demonstration and commercialization of Solidia’s carbon dioxide-based concrete curing method.

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