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Sierra RM ushers Summit Materials into Las Vegas market

Sources: Summit Materials Inc., Denver; CP staff

Summit Materials has acquired Sierra Ready Mix, LLC, which serves the Las Vegas market from one sand & gravel pit and two concrete plants. The deal brings the suitor’s largest integrated materials and road-building business, Kilgore Companies, into a fourth state, Nevada, alongside Utah, Idaho and Wyoming.

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Cemex to dispatch Colorado, N.M., Texas assets to GCC America

Sources: Cemex S.A.B. de C.V., Monterrey, Mexico; Grupo Cementos de Chihuahua, S.A.B. de C.V., Chihuahua, Mexico; CP staff

Cemex has announced an agreement in principle to sell to GCC its Odessa, Texas, and Lyons, Colo. cement plants, with 1 million metric tons’ combined annual capacity; one Colorado and two Texas cement terminals; plus, ready mixed, aggregate and building materials businesses in El Paso, Texas, and Las Cruces, N.M.

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Advanced-pavement sessions load Concrete Sustainability, SCC Conferences

Sources: National Ready Mixed Concrete Association, Silver Spring, Md.; CP staff

The co-located 6th North American Conference on Self-Consolidating Concrete (SCC2016) and 11th International Concrete Sustainability Conference (ICSC), May 15-18 in Arlington, Va., will feature a host of presentations on rigid-pavement materials and construction methods:

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