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Purdue researchers validate CO2-cured concrete performance

Addressing the American Concrete Institute Fall Convention in Washington, D.C., Purdue University engineers report that carbon dioxide-cured concrete performs comparably or better than traditional portland cement product for resistance to cold weather and exposure to extreme conditions.

 

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Plant expansion positions Con-Tech to maintain solid growth curve

NS-ConTechI-150Con-Tech Manufacturing is set to close out 2014 with a 65,000 sq. ft. addition to its plant, housing new central parts department, paint lines, drum-mounting stations, shipping & receiving department, and offices. The construction will bring the total to 200,000 sq. ft. that the mixer truck manufacturer has under roof at its Dodge Center, Minn., headquarters.

 

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Lafarge Canada names eastern unit chief

Bruno Roux has been named president and chief executive officer for the Eastern Canada business unit of Lafarge Canada Inc. He transitions to Toronto after serving in the same capacities for Lafarge Group’s business in Poland. He will serve as senior leader for all market areas and product lines in Ontario, Quebec, and the Atlantic provinces, while also joining the Lafarge Canada board.

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