Eastern Concrete Introduces New Line of Storm-Resistant Concrete
EULESS, TX -- (Marketwire) -- 01/07/13 -- Eastern Concrete
Materials, Inc., a U.S. Concrete, Inc. (NASDAQ: USCR) company, has
announced the introduction of two new high-performance concrete
products: Con-Tite(TM) EF Waterproof Concrete and Sea-Site(TM) EF
Saltwater-Resistant Concrete. Built on U.S. Concrete's EF
Technology(R) platform of environmentally friendly concrete mix
designs, the new products are targeted for use in rebuilding ravaged
areas affected by Superstorm Sandy and protecting concrete structures
subject to damage from water, and air or waterborne salts. The
products are immediately available to the New York metropolitan and
northern New Jersey construction markets.
Con-Tite EF Waterproof Concrete eliminates the need for the corrosion
inhibiting admixtures used to protect the steel reinforcement that
holds concrete together when it cracks and it can also eliminate the
need for surface-applied vapor barriers. Sea-Site EF
Saltwater-Resistant Concrete is a highly durable, crack-resistant
slag and cement concrete mix that helps protect steel reinforcement
from corrosion, self-heals small cracks, resists dirt and washes off
more easily than ordinary concrete. Sea-Site can also be used in
underwater placement applications.
According to Gary C. Graziano, AIA, Eastern Concrete's vice president
of sales and marketing, "EF Technology concrete mixes are not only
better for the environment, but also deliver superior long-term
performance that produces less shrinkage, cracking and permeability
than conventional concrete mixes. As a result, they are stronger,
cleaner, greener, better-looking and more durable."
For more information about Eastern Concrete's new Con-Tite EF
Waterproof Concrete and Sea-Site EF Saltwater-Resistant Concrete and
other product offerings, contact Gary Graziano at 1.800.882.7242.
ABOUT U.S. CONCRETE
With locations serving major construction
markets in the United States (California, Texas, Oklahoma, New York,
New Jersey and Washington, D.C.), U.S. Concrete's operating companies
have been able to effectively meet the challenges inherent in
large-scale projects. The company has supplied concrete for high
profile, green building projects such as the San Francisco P
Utilities Headquarters, San Francisco Academy of Sciences, and One
World Trade Center.
As of the date of this press release, The Company has 101 fixed and
13 portable ready-mixed concrete plants, one precast concrete plant
and seven producing aggregates facilities. During 2011, these plant
facilities produced approximately 4.3 million cubic yards of
ready-mixed concrete from continuing operations and 3 million tons of
aggregates. For more information on U.S. Concrete, please visit:
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release contains various forward-looking statements and information
that are based on management's belief, as well as assumptions made by
and information currently available to management. These
forward-looking statements speak only as of the date of this press
release. The Company disclaims any obligation to update these
statements and cautions you not to rely unduly on them.
Forward-looking information includes, but is not limited to,
statements regarding: the stability of the business; encouraging
nature of third quarter volume and pricing increases; ready-mix
backlog; ability to maintain our cost structure and the improvements
achieved during our restructuring and monitor fixed costs; ability to
maximize liquidity, manage variable costs, control capital spending
and monitor working capital usage; and the adequacy of current
liquidity. Although U.S. Concrete believes that the expectations
reflected in such forward-looking statements are reasonable, it can
give no assurance that those expectations will prove to have been
correct. Such statements are subject to certain risks, uncertainties
and assumptions, including, among other matters: general and regional
economic conditions; the level of activity in the construction
industry; the ability of U.S. Concrete to complete acquisitions and
to effectively integrate the operations of acquired companies;
development of adequate management infrastructure; departure of key
personnel; access to labor; union disruption; competitive factors;
government regulations; exposure to environmental and other
liabilities; the cyclical and seasonal nature of U.S. Concrete's
business; adverse weather conditions; the availability and pricing of
raw materials; the availability of refinancing alternatives; and
general risks related to the industry and markets in which U.S.
Concrete operates. Should one or more of these risks materialize, or
should underlying assumptions prove incorrect, actual results or
outcomes may vary materially from those expected. These risks, as
well as others, are discussed in greater detail in U.S. Concrete's
filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including U.S.
Concrete's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31,
2011 and subsequent Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q.
U.S. Concrete, Inc.
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