Houston, TX, September 16, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- U.S. Concrete, Inc. (NASDAQ: USCR) today announced that its subsidiary, Central Concrete Supply Co., Inc., has joined forces with Charles Pankow Builders, Ltd, a California-based building design firm, to support Remember Them: Champions for Humanity, the inspirational educational initiative sponsored by the Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce Foundation in Oakland, California.
The Remember Them initiative is a multi-faceted project designed to inspire the public – particularly younger generations – to strengthen their personal commitment to humanitarian values and actions in their own lives and communities. The monument is one of the largest in the western United States. It features a 52 feet long and 25 feet tall bronze sculptures of 25 influential figures who stood for peace, freedom and human rights.
U.S. Concrete’s Central Concrete has been recognized at the “Justice for All” donor level. The company supplied 250 yards of high quality, environmentally friendly (EF Technology®) concrete mixes
, including 100 yards of Colorfast EF®
. These eco-friendly concrete products were used in the building of the project’s concrete footings as well as the colored concrete slab for the four-piece sculpture.
“We‘re so proud to be part of such a valuable community project. Our participation reinforces our commitment to the well-being of our communities,” said Dave Perry, Vice President of Marketing and Sales for Central Concrete Supply. “The desire to make life better for everyone reflects on our efforts to reduce carbon emissions through environmentally responsible products and operations.”
About U.S. Concrete
U.S. Concrete services the construction industry in several major markets in the United States through its two business segments: ready-mixed concrete and concrete-related products; and precast concrete. The company has 102 fixed and 11 portable ready-mixed concrete plants, seven precast concrete plants and seven producing aggregates facilities. During 2010, these plant facilities produced approximately 3.8 million cubic yards of ready-mixed concrete from continuing operations and 3.1 million tons of aggregates. For more information on U.S. Concrete, visit http://www.us-concrete.com.