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Institute certifies stainless steel rebar fabricators

Source: Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute, Schaumburg, Ill.

Stainless Steel Fabrication is the latest addition to Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute certification programs. Candidate plants undergo a comprehensive and rigorous audit to demonstrate they have the personnel, organization, experience, procedures, knowledge, equipment, and commitment to provide quality products—meeting or exceeding industry and government agency expectations.

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Charah, utility extend ash management contract for two Ohio power plants

Source: Charah Solutions Inc., Louisville, Ky.

Charah Solutions has secured a byproduct sales and material handling contract extension for the Luminant Miami Fort and Zimmer power plants in southern Ohio. It will continue to manage and market the facilities’ coal combustion products, including all specification grade Class F fly ash. 

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CIM Committee calls for 2020 Auction donations

Sources: Concrete Industry Management National Steering Committee; CP staff

National Steering Committee members are building the pool of equipment, material, service, and entertainment, sports or travel package donations for the 2020 Concrete Industry Management Auction, February 5 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The event times with World of Concrete day two and will have silent and live auction bidding at respective times of 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. in a North Hall meeting room.  

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Construction Supply Group acquires Montana, Ohio distributors

Source: Sterling Group, Houston

Construction Supply Group has closed deals for single branch distributors Holdfast and Concrete Accessories & Rentals, based respectively in Medway, Ohio and Bozeman, Mont. The former provides CSG added scale in the Dayton area, along with expertise in insulating concrete forms. Concrete Accessories affords a new presence in the fast growing Northern Rocky Mountain region. 

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Packaged graphene admixture family arrives in small dosages

Sources: Nano Graphene Inc., New York; CP staff

Nano Graphene, dba GrapheneCA, is presenting Original Graphene (OG) as the first commercially available admixture series in its class, formulated to reduce cracking and increase strength in finished concrete slabs or structures. Liquid black with minimum 30 percent graphene content, the inaugural OG offerings are Concrete Admix Plus, 4.5-lb. plastic containers; Aqueous Graph2Dispersion, 1-, 4-, 10- or 18-liter containers; and, Aqueous Graph2Paste in 1-liter containers.

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