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ORGANIZATIONS- FEBRUARY 2018

CTLGroup has appointed Dennis McCann, Ph.D., P.E., vice president and chief operating officer, succeeding Tim Tonyan, who has left the Skokie, Ill., testing and engineering organization. Dr. McCann has been a key member of the leadership team since joining CTLGroup as a principal engineer in 2011, leading efforts in structural performance assessment or monitoring and failure investigation. His technical expertise includes structural dynamics and mechanics, as well as risk and decision analysis.

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Weaver Precast chief names two new partners in phased ownership transition

Janessa Weaver and Director of Operations Doug Pfautz have joined President and CEO Gary Weaver as partners in Weaver Precast and Superior Walls by Weaver Northeast, an Ephrata, Pa., operator entering its 60th year of business. Through 20 years with Weaver Precast, Pfautz has served in various operational, sales and customer service roles. Janessa Weaver has worked for her father’s company for 10 years, and is transitioning to the role of director of Sales.

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BFS opens HawkeyePedershaab to bigger manufactured-concrete picture

A merger with BFS Betonfertigteilesysteme GmbH positions HawkeyePedershaab Concrete Technologies Inc. to expand its concrete pipe and manhole machinery presence, and offer new product lines serving the pressure pipe, manhole, pole plant, and block & paver end-markets.

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PRODUCERS - FEBRUARY 2018

Cemex USA and Rinker Materials veteran Karl Watson Jr. has joined Denver-based Summit Materials as executive vice president and chief operating officer, succeeding Douglas Rauh. He arrives at the ready mixed, cement, aggregates and asphalt producer with 25-plus years in construction materials, most recently serving as president of Martin Marietta Materials’ Cement & Southwest Ready Mix business.

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MANUFACTURERS - JANUARY 2018

Sika Corp. dedicated an admixture and mortar production facility near Houston late last year. Geared to Texas and Southwest markets, the plant is the company’s 22nd in the U.S. and equipped for production of polymers central to high performance admixtures.

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