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Command Alkon, Infotech power electronic ticketing network

Sources: Command Alkon, Birmingham, Ala.; CP staff

Command Alkon and Gainesville, Fla.-based infrastructure construction software provider Infotech are teaming to provide electronic material delivery ticketing free of charge through June 30. A new cloud-enabled network combines the companies' respective Connex platform and Doc Express service to remove the need for face-to-face jobsite interactions and ticket exchanges between suppliers, drivers and contractors.

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Drone Zone, UTV track on deck for Hardscape North America 2020

Source: Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute, Chantilly, Va. 

A Drone Zone and Utility Vehicle Test Track headline new offerings for this year's Hardscape North America, October 21-23 at the Kentucky Exposition Center, Louisville. Hardscape NA is produced by ICPI, with lead sponsors Belgard and Keystone Hardscapes, plus National Concrete Masonry Association and Brick Industry Association endorsements.

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Libra Systems launches Covid-19 Care Initiative

Source: Libra Systems, Harleyville, Pa. 

Concrete, aggregate and asphalt plant automation, scale ticketing and business integration solutions provider Libra Systems is offering E-Ticketing at no charge as part of its Covid-19 Care Initiative. The company's other ‘hands-free’ solutions that help maintain social distancing include self-service kiosks, remote printer terminals, and Camera ID. — www.librasystems.com

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Eagle unloads California concrete, aggregates stakes in Teichert deal

Sources: Eagle Materials, Dallas; CP staff

Eagle Materials has sold its Mathews Readymix and Western Aggregates operations in northern California to Sacramento-based producer and contractor Teichert Inc. The Mathews assets include three batch plant locations and 26 trucks; Western Aggregates' vested-rights-to-mine cover 3,900 acres and span reserves of 900 million-plus tons. 

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White House taps ABC, AGC, Big Labor officials for Economic Revival Group

Sources: White House Briefing Room; CP staff

President Donald Trump has enlisted Associated General Contractors of America CEO Stephen Sandherr and Associated Builders & Contractors CEO Michael Bellaman to participate in Construction/Labor/Workforce, one of 16 Great American Economic Revival Industry Groups informing federal, state or local actions as pandemic response measures ease. Joining them are Bechtel Corp. CEO Brendan Bechtel and Flour Corp. CEO Carlos Hernandez, plus AFL-CIO's Richard Trumka; International Brotherhood of Teamsters' Jim Hoffa; International Union of Operating Engineers' Jim Callahan; Laborers’ International Union of North America's Terry O’Sullivan; and, North America’s Building Trades Union's Sean McGarvey.

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