Holcim US announced it has acquired the sand and gravel operation of Basic Construction Co. LLC, in New Kent County, Va.
The transaction will add significant, strategically located, aggregate reserves for Holcim’s Mid-Atlantic Region along with 230 acres of land. The acquisition advances Holcim US’ goal to fuel growth through bolt-on acquisitions in mature markets in the aggregates business.
For more than 100 years the Basic Construction Co. has worked in Eastern Virginia with a history of responsible operations and strong community roots.
“We’re excited to add this 230-acre strategic reserve, which will support our continued expansion in the Virginia market and begin a strong community engagement in New Kent County,” said Cedric Barthelemy, head of the Mid-Atlantic Region, Holcim US.
The operations will be managed by Barthelemy; Donnie Bostic, area manager, Southern Virginia; and Corey Johnson, general manager, Mid-Atlantic Region.
In the United States, Holcim US includes close to 350 sites in 43 states and employs 7,000 people.