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WRMCA calls for design award entries

The Wisconsin Ready Mixed Concrete Association is accepting through December 2 entries for its 31st Annual Concrete Design Awards, co-sponsored by GRT Admixtures and the ACI International–Wisconsin Chapter.

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Briefs August 2011


Tony Smith of Charlotte, N.C., has accepted the position of director of estimating for Metromont Corporation. Smith has a background in drafting, estimating, and most recently sales and development. He has been with Metromont for 20 years and will be relocating to Greenville, S.C., to assume his new responsibilities.

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Briefs June 2011

Alan Antoniewicz has been promoted to president of Waukesha, Wis.-based Spancrete Group Inc., following an 18-month tour of duty as vice president and chief operating officer, a title he retains. Spancrete officials credit him with providing the company clear direction and refocusing it around the core strengths of precast production and construction, plus hollowcore machinery solutions. They also note how has Antoniewicz has instituted strategic business methods, solid quality improvements and increased efficiencies at all manufacturing facilities, while taking steps to improve sales and engineering for the organization.

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Briefs July 2011

Hanson Building Products North America has hired Jay Cariveau, AIA, LEED AP, as vice president of sales for its structural precast division. He is responsible for sales, estimating and project management for architectural and structural precast facilities in California, Idaho, Minnesota and Utah. Cariveau has more than 23 years of building industry experience, which includes 13 years in precast concrete with multi-facility producers serving varied market segments. He is a board member of the Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI) and chairman of its marketing council, as well as a member of the American Institute of Architects, U.S. Green Building Council, Society of American Military Engineers, and Urban Land Institute.

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Briefs May 2011

Texas Industries has promoted Les Vines to treasurer; he will direct the company’s Investor Relations activities and retain his vice president and corporate controller titles. After nine years with Ernst & Young LLP, Vines joined Dallas-based TXI as accountant in 1995, becoming corporate controller in 2004 and more recently assistant treasurer.

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