John Moroz, president and general manager of aggregates for VCNA
, explained how the award-winning McMillan Pond restoration took shape.
"Scandanivan design and functionality are hallmarks of what we do best," said Doug Speck, president and CEO of VCNA
. "We designed this car to create a visual excitement every time the owner steps in.
According to Rob VanDerWall, regional aggregates operation manager, VCNA Prairie broke ground at the site in June 2013.
VCNA is the North American subsidiary of Votorantim Cimentos, a leading international building materials company headquartered in Brazil.
Greatly streamlined from initial claims of a five-year scope and 10-defendant pool, the two-year-old case alleges a 2008-2009 concrete price-fixing conspiracy among Cemex Inc., Florida Rock Industries, VCNA
Prestige Ready-Mix Florida Inc., and Tarmac America LLC.
For the third year in a row, we visit a pavement project VCNA
Prairie Material helped convert from all asphalt to partial (base slab) or 100-percent roller compacted concrete.
A 12-year veteran of VCNA
Prairie Material Bridgeview, Ill., currently reporting to the producer's Gary, Ind., plant, Byrd received $1,000 for his second place finish.
CSI has 24 core or participating members, primarily multinational producers, including most of those with integrated North American operations: Heidelberg, Lafarge, Argos, CRH, Cemex, GCC, Holcim, Italcementi (Essroc), Taiehiyo Cement (CalPortland), Titan Cement, and Votorantim (VCNA
profiles Votorantim Cimentos' vertically integrated operations, including Votorantim Cement North America (VCNA), which spans the Prairie Material, St Marys and Superior Materials brands in Great Lakes markets, plus Prestige Concrete and Suwannee in Florida.
and Canada, a publicly traded Votorantim Cimentos would "focus efforts on maximizing the benefits from expected market recovery, and expect to further improve utilization rates of our [cement] plants as higher sales volume reduce fixed costs per ton sold." Concurrent with Votorantim Industrial's proposed IPO are market tailwinds for VCNA operations, with U.S.
Now extending its Illinois market presence beyond a NewCem slag mill in Chicago and the Joppa cement plant is Lafarge North America, albeit in a different capacity than Hanson, Holcim and VCNA
. One of the industry's best-managed operators, Lafarge NA is curiously relocating corporate headquarters from northern Virginia, near Dulles International Airport, to an undisclosed site northwest of Chicago, near O'Hare International Airport.