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New Production Line Catapults Ncma Testing, R&D Capabilities

NCMA has taken a quantum leap in testing and engineering capabilities with a small-scale, commercial grade unit masonry production line, dedicated during a mid-May open house that drew upwards of 250 to the northern Virginia headquarters

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2006-09 Markets Drive Worst Post-War Cement Consumption Slide

A downward revision in construction activity outlined in the latest PCA forecast suggests that U.S. portland cement consumption over a four-year period will bring the worst decline, on a percentage basis, since the Great Depression

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Knife River Bolts On Yarbrough's To Texas Platform

MDU has acquired Yarbrough's Dirt Pit, Inc (dba Yarbrough's Material & Construction), which operates a ready mixed plant and 300,000-plus-tons/year aggregate distribution yard near Sour Lake, Texas

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Walker Concrete Nets National Cement Atlanta Market Integration

National Cement Co. parent Vicat has acquired Walker Concrete and Walker Construction Products, Stockbridge, Ga., which serve primarily south-metro Atlanta through 14 ready mixed plants and four retail locations--the latter offering tools, decorative flatwork supplies and concrete landscaping units

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