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NRMCA Driver of the Year: Eastern Concrete's Ed Rieper

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

NRMCA has named Edward Rieper of Eastern Concrete Materials, Inc., a U.S. Concrete Co., the Ready Mixed Concrete Delivery Professional Driver of the Year for 2015. A panel of industry judges selected him from a group of outstanding nominees across the U.S.

 

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LCA, carbon deployment, resilience topics highlight Concrete Sustainability Conference

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

Speakers have been selected for NRMCA’s 10th annual International Concrete Sustainability Conference, to be held May 12-14, in Miami. Over 60 world-renowned experts will present the latest developments related to design, specifying, manufacturing, testing, construction, maintenance and research of concrete as they dovetail sustainability. Keynote speakers and topics include:

 

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Oldcastle parent confirms Lafarge, Holcim asset interest

Sources: CP staff; CRH Plc, Dublin

CRH is among suitors for certain assets Switzerland’s Holcim Ltd. and Paris-based Lafarge SA have bundled for sale, thereby advancing a merger the producers hope to consummate by mid-year. Assets on the table include Holcim Canada Inc. and a host of overseas cement, concrete and aggregate businesses.

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