Holcim US announced today it has acquired the sand and gravel operation of Basic Construction Company, LLC, in New Kent County, Virginia.
The transaction will add significant, strategically located, aggregate reserves for Holcim's Mid-Atlantic Region along with 230 acres of land. The acquisition advances Holcim US' goal to fuel growth through bolt-on acquisitions in mature markets in the aggregates business.
For more than 100 years the Basic Construction Company has worked in Eastern Virginia with a history of responsible operations and strong community roots.
"We're excited to add this 230-acre strategic reserve, which will support our continued expansion in the Virginia market and begin a strong community engagement in New Kent County."
-Cedric Barthelemy, Head of the Mid-Atlantic Region, Holcim US.
The operations will be managed by Cedric Barthelemy, Head of Mid-Atlantic Region; Donnie Bostic, Area Manager, Southern Virginia; and Corey Johnson, General Manager, Mid-Atlantic Region.
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