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PLYCEM ADDS FIBER CEMENT SIDING IN SAINT-GOBAIN DEAL

Paris-based Saint-Gobain anticipates a firstquarter 2014 closing on the sale of its RoaringRiver, N.C.; Terre Haute, Ind.; and, WhiteCity, Ore., fiber cement siding facilities toAlpharetta, Ga.-based Plycem USA Inc., whichdistributes fiber cement trim sourced from aCosta Rica plant.

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ATLAS ASSETS SUIT BRAMPTON BRICK

Canada’s second largest clay unit operator,Brampton Brick, anticipates an early-2014closing on the assets of concrete building andhardscape producer, Atlas Block, includinga Hillsdale, Ontario, flagship plant. The $12million–$14 million transaction is throughcourt-appointed receiver KPMG Inc., and allowsthe suitor to add concrete masonry capacity andtake advantage of cost-saving synergies by consolidatingproduction of similar items.

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MDU RESOURCES NAMES RING CHIEF ACCOUNTING OFFICER

Knife River Corp. parent MDU Resources Group has appointed Nathan Ring vice president, controller and chief accounting officer, succeeding Nicole Kivisto, who has accepted another executive position at the Bismarck, N.D., corporation.

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Headwaters enters concrete roof tile market Via Entegra

Utah-based Headwaters Inc. has closed on separate transactions involving an 80 percent equity interest in Okeechobee, Fla.- based Roof Tile Inc., which produces and markets Entegra brand concrete lines in Florida and Caribbean markets, plus a 40 percent stake in a related joint venture behind Tag & Stick, a roofing underlayment product.

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HILL, MCPHERSON CLIMB VULCAN EXECUTIVE RANKS

The Vulcan Materials Co. executive management succession continues this year with the elevation of Senior Vice President, South Region Tom Hill to executive vice president and chief operating officer, and his East Region counterpart, John McPherson, to executive vice president and chief financial officer.

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