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- Ballenger Paving – Concrete Pavement Progress, Third Quarter, 2013
Ballenger Paving Division of APAC-Tennessee, Inc., a division of Oldcastle Materials Inc., has been involved in the concrete paving industry since its inception in 1927. A founding member of ACPA, Ballenger was recently featured in Concrete Pavement Progress magazine for its tradition of innovation in the concrete paving industry. Ballenger utilized a portable RexCon Model S Dual Tilt Drum Concrete Paving Plant to reconstruct I-95, a project for which it received an Excellence in Concrete Paving award in 2005. Read more about the company’s history and the changes it is witnessing in the concrete paving industry in the Q3 2013 issue of Concrete Pavement Progress.
- Cold Spring Construction I-90 – Concrete Pavement Progress, Second Quarter, 2012
Cold Spring Construction mobilized a brand new RexCon Model S with a Horizontal Mixer to pave over 15 miles of two-lane concrete on I-90. At the time the largest concrete project in the state of New York, the $126 Million USD job lasted three years and resulted in high quality concrete pavement that will serve the citizens of the state for decades. Shortly after completion, the Model S concrete paving plant was moved to reliably produce concrete for over 4.2 miles of four-lane divided highway on the U.S. Route 219 project.
- Nuclear Power Plants – Concrete Products, March 2012
When The Shaw Group (Recently acquired by Chicago Bridge & Iron) needed to ensure high-quality concrete for the Vogtle and VC Summer Nuclear Power Plants, they compared the technical capabilities of various U.S. concrete plant manufacturers. After an extensive review, they selected RexCon to provide an integrated concrete production system. Adhering to some of the tightest quality specifications in the industry, the Rex Model S has been reliably producing concrete for these critical national infrastructure projects.
- Power Supplier – Concrete Products, November 2011
Southwestern North Dakota’s Dickinson Ready Mix Company is an expanding star thanks to high demand spurred by the oil field business and a steady stream of new projects. When they were ready to replace their 33-year-old batch plant, Dickinson Ready Mix Co. looked to RexCon to help them meet demand and maximize efficiency.
- Building A Future – Concrete Products, January 2010
AVR, Inc.’s latest plant overhaul keeps in both Minnesota’s changing environmental regulations and increased output in coming years, the new operation is ready for efficient, high-quality production. The centerpiece of AVR’s Burnsville facility is a RexBatch 150 plant, the largest RexCon plant based on storage capacity. The set-up includes 2 side-by-side aggregate bins, with one four-compartment, 395-ton capacity unit and a six-compartment, 315-ton capacity vessel. On the cement side, the 2,900-bbl silo has four compartments, while the 2,400-bbl silo houses two compartment. The overall height of the silo is 86 feet.
- RexCon Reloads – Concrete Products, November 2009
RexCon LLC has relocated its headquarters and production from a land-locked Milwaukee site to an all-concrete operation on a southeastern Wisconsin greenfield. RexCon customer, Waukesha-based Zignego Co. served as general contractor for the new plant. In addition to having plant customers supply concrete for their project, RexCon officials note how construction services and slab reinforcement were delivered from fellow American Concrete Pavement Association members. “100% percent of the work was done by ACPA members… with RexCon plants,” says CEO John “Jake” Jacob. “We believe in supporting our customers.”
- Cornerstone – Concrete Products, September 2009
In a mid-sized, upper-Midwest market where competitors’ plant and storage properties cover about 300 acres, Wells Concrete Products upped the ante in architectural and structural precast/prestressed. Acting as its own general contractor, Wells Concrete used a RexCon portable batch plant to supply material for the main production and finishing building slabs and their double tee wall and roof members. The Albany plant enclosures are built with 36-ft double tee wall panels and 73-ft double tee roof members, all fabricated on site using a form now in the structural bay.
- Quick Thinking – Concrete Producer Magazine, May 2009
In 2005 the Illinois Tollway Authority launched its Open Roads for a Faster Future initiative. The $6.3 billion road building project was labeled a congestion-relief program for northern Illinois and especially the Chicago metro area. For the Chicago concrete industry, the fast-paced project provided a great market expansion opportunity. Supplying the public works market means being nimble and opportunistic, many producers adapted their business approaches to be part of the action. RexCon’s portable plants provided a perfect solution. At one time, area producers had set up 13 of RexCon’s portable plants in a 90-mile stretch from the new Marquette Interchange in Milwaukee to the southern limit of the I-355 extension near Joliet in Illinois.
- Cash Crop – Concrete Products, January 2008
For several years, the management at one of the largest ready-mixed companies in Wisconsin, Carew Concrete & Supply Co. of Appleton, has been following the progress of wind-farm projects statewide, anticipating the right moment to move into the business of supplying material for turbine pedestals. Carew used RexCon’s portable batch plants to help complete work on wind energy contracts in Fond du Lac County for We Energies (Blue Sky Green Field Wind Energy Center) and Alliant Energy (Cedar Ridge Wind Farm) during 2007 and 2008.
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