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Market, investment factors drive Caterpillar’s abrupt exit from on-highway trucks

Sources: Caterpillar Inc., Peoria, Ill.; CP staff

Caterpillar will discontinue production of its on-highway vocational truck series, citing the current climate for heavy duty vehicles and a restructuring plan aligning company businesses with existing conditions. It will cease taking orders but maintain support for the Class 8 CT660, CT680 and CT681 models in the field.

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U.S. Concrete extends New York footprint in Greco Brothers deal

Sources: U.S. Concrete Inc., Euless, Texas; CP staff

U.S. Concrete has acquired the assets of Greco Brothers Concrete of L.I., Inc., and will integrate the ready mixed producer’s two plants and 37-mixer fleet into its New York City business, Ferrara Bros. LLC. Greco Brothers has a respected market presence gained through a nearly 60-year track record of deliveries to commercial and residential building, plus public works projects in the boroughs of Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan and Staten Island.

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Campbell Concrete customers on board with mobile app’s order, delivery status functions

Sources: Lehigh Hanson Inc., Irving, Texas; CP staff

Lehigh Hanson’s first mobile application for ready mixed, myCRETE, has launched through the Houston-based Campbell Concrete & Materials LLC business, affording iOS or Android device-equipped customers real-time delivery information and the ability to place orders on the fly.

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