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
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
After closing on Rhode Island synthetic concrete-reinforcing fiber manufacturer Nycon Inc., Pure Earth has effected a name change to New Nycon Inc., and introduced an eco-friendly fiber derived from new commercial scrap carpet through a proprietary extraction process
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