Chaney Expands Virginia Holdings With Acquisition

Aggregates, ready-mix, custom blends and construction-supplies provider Chaney Enterprises will acquire three Branscome ready-mix concrete plant’s locations in the lower Chesapeake and Virginia Eastern Shore region: Chesapeake (Dominion Blvd. in Chesapeake, Va.), Oak Hall (Tasley, Va.) and Nassawadox (Exmore, Va.)

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Burnco Hires Zais as CEO

Burnco has hired Tom Zais as CEO for the Burnco Group of companies. He will be responsible for overseeing all U.S. and Canadian operations. In the United States, Burnco supplies ready-mixed concrete and aggregate products for residential, municipal and commercial projects in the Denver metro and northern Colorado markets, with aggregates plants in Golden, Longmont, Greeley and Fort Lupton, Colo.

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Ready-Mixed Takes a Jump

June 14, 2021 – The National Ready Mixed Concrete Association reports that ready mixed concrete produced in March 2021 is estimated at 33.0 million cu. yd., 16% higher than that in March 2020. The estimated production in the United States through March is 78.7 million cu. yd., approximately 2% higher than that during the same period in 2020. Ready mixed concrete production is estimated from cement shipments…

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Concrete Information

Feb. 18, 2021 – According to the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association, estimated ready mixed concrete production in November 2020 is 31.6 million cu. yd., 8.9% higher than that in November 2019. The estimated production in the United States for 2020 through November is 350 million cu. yd., approximately 1% higher than that during the same period in 2019. Ready mixed concrete production is estimated from cement shipments…

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Argos USA, Liability Heir, Cooperates in Feds’ Concrete Price-Fixing Investigation

Argos USA, Alpharetta, Ga., has entered a deferred prosecution agreement (DPA) resolving a DOJ Antitrust Division charge of conspiring to fix prices, rig bids and allocate sales for ready mixed concrete in Savannah, Ga., and neighboring markets under U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia jurisdiction, according to the U.S. Department of Justice Antitrust Division.

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Keep on Pouring

Oct. 21, 2020 – Over at our sister publication Concrete Products, the latest ready mixed production numbers are out. According to the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association, the estimated ready mixed concrete produced in July 2020 is 36.2 million cu. yd., 2% lower than that in July 2019. The estimated production in the United States for 2020 through July is 212 million cu. yd., 2% higher than that…

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Ready Mixed Production Rises

Sept. 14, 2020 – The National Ready Mixed Concrete Association released production results for the month of June. The estimated ready mixed concrete produced in June 2020 was 37.1 million cu. yd., 11.3% higher than that in June 2019. The estimated production in the U.S. for 2020 through June is 176 million cu. yd., 3% higher than that during the same period in 2019. Ready mixed concrete production is estimated from…

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