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Mellott Heritage Division Joins Lafarge Mid-Atlantic

Lafarge NA closed earlier this month on the Heritage Division of H.B. Mellott Estate, a Warfordsburg, Pa., operator with three ready mixed plants and four quarries in western Maryland and southern Pennsylvania

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Quality Concrete Expands Knife River's Texas Horizon

MDU Resources has absorbed Beaumont, Texas-based Quality Concrete & Materials Co., Ltd., running 10 ready mixed plants, two material distribution yards and three pug mills throughout southeast and central Texas

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House Hearing Probes Structurally Deficient Bridges

With an eye toward immediate, bipartisan action on a funding plan potentially based on a temporary additional five-cent federal motor fuel tax, U.S. House of Representatives Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Jim Oberstar (D-MN) held a full committee hearing to consider testimony on structurally deficient bridges within the National Highway System (NHS)

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Study: Crushed Returned Concrete Yields Viable Aggregate

Results from tests at the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association's College Park, Md., research lab support the use of crushed returned concrete as aggregate for new concrete mixes

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