Standard Concrete Products of Columbus, Ga., and the Alabama State Port Authority have entered into a purchase agreement to build a 200-worker cement import and concrete plant on a
Standard Concrete specializes in the production of pre-cast concrete pilings and bridge panels that are in high demand as part of the post-hurricane rebuilding effort.
James Lyons, executive director of the
Standard Concrete, founded in 1951, also would produce concrete road panels and pre-stressed beams, which vary in length from 90 to 130ft. The products would leave the US$12.4m plant by truck and barge. The plant would be modelled on Standard facilities in