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Limited driver pool compels aggregate hauler to meet Teamsters’ terms

Sources: CP staff; National Labor Relations Board; Teamsters Local 137, Redding, Calif.

Under a settlement with the NLRB, Fontana, Calif.-based Commodity Trucking Acquisition LLC has entered a three-year collective bargaining agreement with Teamsters 137 and will cover $262,000 in back pay for drivers at its Yuba City, Calif., business, Dispatch Transportation, formerly Valley Aggregate Transport Inc.

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Concrete Masonry Education Act awaits Florida Governor’s pen

Sources: Masonry Association of Florida, Orlando; National Concrete Masonry Association, Herndon, Va.; CP staff

State Representatives approved the Concrete Masonry Education Act, creating a Florida Concrete Masonry Education Council as a direct support organization under the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity.

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NRMCA certifies Cemex’s premier Environmental Product Declaration

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

Cemex has published an Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) for 12 mix designs produced at its Pier 92 plant in San Francisco, a market laden with green-building practitioners and clients who are stepping up supplier transparency requirements with the tightening of project rating systems, chief among them the EPD-incentivizing LEED v4.

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