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SEFA Group adds 350,000 tons’ capacity of C618-grade fly ash

Sources: SEFA Group, Columbia, S.C.; CP staff

A coal ash beneficiation facility at the Santee Cooper Winyah Generation Station in Georgetown, S.C., has entered commercial operation, joining two other SEFA Group sites equipped with the proprietary Staged Turbulent Air Reactor (STAR) processing technology.

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Capital structure likely dooms major Canadian precaster in its current form

Sources: Armtec Infrastructure Inc. Concord, Ontario; CP staff

Toronto Stock Exchange-traded Armtec Infrastructure reports $474 million in 2014 revenue, up $18 million or 4 percent from the prior year, with Precast Concrete Solutions and Drainage Solutions business units accounting for $313 million and $161 million, respectively. The moderate financial performance is cited against the bleak backdrop of a challenging capital structure; significant debt levels; restrictive debt covenants; and, a nearly $47 million decline in market enterprise value during the fourth quarter of 2014.

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Virtual Design & Construction specialist to open BIM for Masonry Symposium

Sources: International Masonry Institute, Bowie, Md.; CP staff

A Dallas-based consultant specializing in Building Information Modeling-enabled Virtual Design & Construction methods, Will Ikerd, P.E., will present the American Institute of Architects and Associated General Contractors of America’s joint Level of Development Specification to lead off the BIM for Masonry 2015 Symposium, April 9-10 in St. Louis.

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