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14 • ROCK products • November 2018 www.rockproducts.com I N D U S T RY N E W S IN THE KNOW The officers are: •  Chairman: Bob Alger, president and CEO, Lane Industries, Cheshire, Conn. •  Senior vice chairman: Steve McGough, president and chief financial officer, HCSS, Sugar Land, Texas. • First vice chairman: Ward Nye, pres- ident and CEO of Martin Marietta Materials, Raleigh, N.C. •  Northeastern region vice chairman: David Harwood, senior vice presi- dent, Terracon, Olathe, Kan. •  Southern region vice chairman: Jeff Nelson, president, David Nelson Con- struction Co., Palm Harbor, Fla. •  Western region vice chairman: Jeff Clyde, president, W.W. Clyde & Co., Springville, Utah. •  Central region vice chairman: Jim Fehsenfeld, CEO, Heritage Construction & Materials, Indianapolis. •  Vice chairman at-large: Tom Pellette, group president, construction indus- tries, Caterpillar Inc., Deerfield, Ill. •  Vice chairman at-large: Randy Lake, CEO, CRH Americas Materials Inc., Atlanta. • Vice chairman at-large: Tim Duit, pres- ident, Duit Construction, Edmond, Okla. •  Vice chairman at-large: Paula Hammond, senior vice president, WSP, Seattle. •  Vice chairman at-large: Susan Mar- tinovich, national highway market director, Jacobs, Carson City, Nev. •  Vice chairman at-large: Don Graul, president, Parsons Construction Group, Westminster, Colo. •  Treasurer: Tom Hill, CEO, Summit Materials LLC, Denver. MDU Resources Group Inc. recently acquired Sweetman Construction Co., a premier provider of aggregates, asphalt and ready-mix concrete in the Sioux Falls, S.D., market. MDU Resources Group Acquires Sweetman Construction Co. Sweetman, which does business as Concrete Materials Co., will become part of Knife River Corp., the con- struction materials subsidiary of MDU Resources. Financial details of the acquisition were not disclosed. MDU Resources anticipates the acquisition will be accretive to earnings per share. Sweetman's vertically integrated business is built on a foundation of approximately 55 million tons of aggregate reserves. In addition to being a leading supplier of aggregates in the market, Sweetman's Concrete Materials business operates three asphalt plants and seven ready-mix plants, with a fleet of 65 ready-mix trucks to serve the area. Sweetman also owns a rail line and a rail trans- loading service that provide material delivery to augment its business in the growing Sioux Falls market. "We are excited about moving into Sioux Falls, particularly by bringing FAST FACT Sweetman is a premier provider of aggregates, asphalt and ready-mix concrete in the Sioux Falls, S.D., market. Suspended Magnets • Metal Detectors Heavy Duty Feeders Double-Team Dangerous Tramp Metals! Eriez' Suspended Magnets and Metal Detectors remove tramp metals before they reach your valuable crushers and down- stream equipment. Download Catalogs & Product Selection Guides SUSPENDED MAGNET & S U S P E N D E D M A G N E T & 1200 SERIES METAL DETECTOR s s 814-835-6000 • www.eriez.com D o C a C a C S

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