Takeuchi Launches New Line of Hydraulic Hammers

Takeuchi has added seven sound-suppressed hydraulic hammer models to the Takeuchi Attachment Program, helping compact track loader and compact excavator owners accomplish even more with their machines. “Hydraulic hammers are invaluable attachments for breaking up asphalt, concrete, rocks and other hard materials,” said Lee Padgett, product manager for Takeuchi-U.S. “Contractors and others who perform demolition and excavation will find these…

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TACA Members Gather for Environmental & Safety Seminar

The Texas Aggregates & Concrete Association (TACA) welcomed 112 attendees to its Environmental & Safety Seminar on Oct. 27-28 at the Marriott Riverwalk in San Antonio. Industry professionals delivered topical presentations on managing environmental and safety regulations and other issues facing TACA members.  One conference session, “Responsible Sourcing: Pathway to Sustainable Manufacturing,” explored how the world will double its building…

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Vulcan Materials Reports 38% Increase in Total Revenues

Vulcan Materials Co. announced results for the quarter ended Sept. 30, reporting total revenues of $2.088 billion versus $1.517 billion in the third quarter of 2021. Year-to-date, the company is reporting total revenues of $5.583 billion versus $3.946 billion over the same period in 2021. Total revenues increased 38%, driven by double-digit growth in the company’s legacy operations as well…

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Eagle Materials Reports Record Second Quarter Results

Eagle Materials Inc. reported financial results for the second quarter of fiscal 2023 ended Sept. 30. The company is reporting record revenue of $605 million, up 19%, and record net earnings of $139 million, up 36%, and net earnings per share of $3.72, up 51%. Commenting on the results, Michael Haack, president and CEO, said, “At this unique time in the…

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Eagle Materials Reports Record Revenue

Eagle Materials Inc. reported financial results for fiscal year 2022 and the fiscal fourth quarter ended March 31. For fiscal year 2022, the company is reporting: Record Revenue of $1.9 billion, up 15%. Net Earnings of $374.2 million, up 10%. Net Earnings from Continuing Operations of $374.2 million, up 12%. In the fourth quarter the company is reporting: Record Revenue…

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Company Seeks to Grow Cement

By Mark S. Kuhar The only company in the world using biology to commercially produce cement, Biomason, employs natural microorganisms to grow biocement in ambient temperatures without emitting carbon dioxide.  Yes, you heard that right. Laboratory grown cement. Its patented biocement technology mimics nature’s use of carbon as a building block, creating cement in a biological, circular system, rather than…

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Metso Outotec Acquires Tesab Engineering

Metso Outotec has signed an agreement to acquire Tesab Engineering Ltd, a Northern Ireland-based company offering mobile crushing equipment for aggregates applications, including quarrying, recycling, asphalt and concrete.  Their turnover in 2021 was approx. EUR 30 million and they have more than 60 employees primarily in Europe. The value of the deal was not disclosed. It will have no material…

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Self-Healing Concrete

March 9, 2022 – University of Southern California (USC) Viterbi School of Engineering researchers created a new method for developing self-healing concrete that replaces the natural aggregates in concrete with engineered aggregates that contain healing agents within them. Unlike other methods pursued over the past two decades, their method prioritizes keeping costs low and maintaining other properties of concrete, particularly strength…

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Holcim, Magment Develop Concrete Solutions to Recharge Electric Vehicles

Holcim is partnering with the German startup Magment to improve its magnetizable concrete technology for road surfaces enabling electric vehicles to recharge wirelessly while in motion. Known as “inductive charging,” this breakthrough concrete-based solution reduces the need for charging stations, while saving time. 

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