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Veteran of Air Force and environmental engineering heads CTLGroup

W. Brent Nixon, Ph.D, P.E. has been named president and chief executive officer of CTLGroup in Skokie, Ill., succeeding Dr. Timothy Tonyan, who following an interim period at the helm will now serve as senior vice president.

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OLDCASTLE SUBSIDIARY UNDERWRITES MUSEUM OF MODERN ART EVENT

The glazing and curtain wall business of Oldcastle Inc., BuildingEnvelope, sponsored “In Pursuit of Architecture,” a fall conference on buildings and ideas at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City. Co-organized by the MoMA Department of Architecture and Design and Log, an independent journal on architecture and urbanism, the conference offered a series of roundtable discussions about the physical and conceptual challenges of creating architecture. 

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Mobile platform, domestic business position Command Alkon for strong 2014

Addressing the company’s 2013 Training and Technology Conference general session, Command Alkon Chief Executive Officer Phil Ramsey projected modest growth in global software and plant equipment shipments next year, about 80 percent of gains likely stemming from North American concrete, aggregate and bulk materials producers and haulers.

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Northfield Block issues industry’s premier Health Product Declaration

In a nod to customers aligning project specs with forthcoming U.S. Green Building Council LEED v4 certification guidelines, Oldcastle Architectural’s business serving Chicago and upper Midwest markets has announced a Health Product Declaration (HPD) for the Trendstone Sandstone ground face concrete masonry unit.

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COUNTY MATERIALS BRIDGES ILLINOIS TIES IN PRESTRESS ENGINEERING DEAL

Marathon, Wis.-based County Materials Corp. has closed on bridge, transportation and building product operator Prestress Engineering Co., LLC, with Prairie Grove, Ill., headquarters and engineering office, plus Blackstone, Ill., plant located about 75 miles southwest of Chicago.

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