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NCMA consolidates Concrete Masonry Product Category Rule

After a public comment period through mid-May, the National Concrete Masonry Association is finalizing a linchpin of forthcoming block and hardscape Environmental Product Declarations (EPD): the draft Product Category Rule (PCR) for “Manufactured Concrete and Concrete Masonry Products.”

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NRMCA certifies Cemex’s premier Environmental Product Declaration

cemexCemex USA has published an Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) for 12 mix designs produced at its Pier 92 plant in San Francisco, a market laden with green-building practitioners and clients who are stepping up supplier transparency requirements with the tightening of project rating systems, chief among them the EPD-incentivizing LEED v4.

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MARTIN MARIETTA MATERIALS CONSOLIDATES ROLES FOR NYE UPON ZELNAK RETIREMENT

Stephen P. Zelnak Jr. retired from Martin Marietta Materials’ Longtime Chairman of the Board Stephen P. Zelnak Jr. retired following Martin Marietta Materials’ annual shareholders meeting late last month, but remains a director. President and CEO C. Howard (Ward) Nye assumes the chairman’s post, completing a seamless and orderly succession process.

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Boehm, McCabe anchor Shockey Cos. executive transition

Jeff Boehm president of Howard Shockey & Sons Inc. Winchester, Va.-based Shockey Cos. has announced a series of executive promotions positioning the next generation of leadership for its concrete and construction operations, naming Jeff Boehm president of Howard Shockey & Sons Inc. and Tom McCabe president of Shockey Precast Group.

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Zambrano successors embrace their mission at Cemex

CEO Fernando Gonzalez (left) and Chairman Rogelio Zambrano bring to their new posts a combined 50-plus years of Cemex board and executive team experience.The Cemex S.A.B. de C.V. board unanimously appointed Rogelio Zambrano chairman and Feranando Gonzalez chief executive officer days after the May 11 death of Lorenzo Zambrano, 70, who held the titles, respectively, since 1995 and 1985.

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