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Report Ranks Concrete Paths To Carbon Reduction In Cement-Based Products

“Paving the Way to Cost, Energy, and Carbon Savings in the Concrete Industry” assesses an expanding range of options designed to make concrete greener through improved cement-production techniques, admixtures affording lower portland cement dosages, and supplementary cementitious materials, plus building energy efficiency and performance technologies

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Cemex To Exercise Ready Mix Usa Buyout Option

Cemex has announced a September 2011 target to acquire its partner’s stake in two joint ventures with Ready Mix USA. A methodology for determining the buyout value brings the deal to an estimated $360 million, plus assumption of approximately $17 million in net debt

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Summit Materials Adds Con-Agg, Altaview To Missouri, Utah Platforms

This year’s most active U.S. construction materials deal maker, Summit has added ready mixed and aggregate properties in markets where it only recently staked claim, closing on Con-Agg of MO, LLC in Columbia, Mo., and Altaview Concrete Inc. in Sandy, Utah

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