• January 23, 2019 - Cox Station Quarry Gets an Upgrade

    January 2019

    Mainland Construction Materials installed a new primary crusher at their Cox Station Quarry, which should significantly increase production at the site to better serve the Vancouver, BC area.

    www.equipmentjournal.com/on-the-job/cox-station-quarry-aggregate

  • January 8, 2019 - CCC’s Hannibal Plant Earns Energy Star Certification

    EPA Energy Star Certification

    January 2019

    The Hannibal Cement Plant, owned/managed by Continental Cement Company, has earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) ENERGY STAR certification, which signifies that the industrial facility performs in the top 25 percent of similar facilities nationwide for energy efficiency and meets strict energy efficiency performance levels set by the EPA.

  • December 3, 2018 - Tom Beck Elected Chairman of PCA Board of Directors

    November 2018

    Tom Beck, President of Continental Cement Company, and Summit Materials EVP, was elected at the close of 2018 to serve as Portland Cement Association’s Chairman for 2019. Congratulations Tom!

  • March 1, 2018 - Mainland Sand & Gravel is Renamed Mainland Construction Materials

    March 2018

    In March of 2018, Mainland Sand & Gravel joined with Winvan Paving to form Mainland Construction Materials in Vancouver, BC.

  • January 8, 2018 - Summit Materials Appoints New COO

    Summit Materials Appoints COO

    January 2018

    Summit Materials appointed Karl H. Watson as new COO. Karl has more than 25 years of experience in the construction materials industry. In 2017, he served as President, Cement & Southwest Ready Mix at Martin Marietta Materials, Inc., a supplier of construction aggregates and heavy building materials. Prior to joining Martin Marietta, Karl served in various leadership positions at Cemex, S.A.B. de C.V., a Mexican cement manufacturer, including President, Cemex USA. Prior to Cemex’s acquisition of Rinker Group Ltd., an Australian building materials supplier, Karl held various executive positions at Rinker in both the United States and Australia.

  • January 1, 2018 - Dinosaur Park

    2018

    Cornejo & Sons supplied special blended aggregate as a base and for an exhibit landscape material at the 14 acre park. The park is home to over 40 animatronic life-size dinosaurs in Derby County, Kansas. Click here to explore the park online.

  • July 1, 2017 - Alleyton Resource Acquires Great Southern Stabilized

    Alleyton Resource acquires Great Southern Stabilized

    July 2017

    In July of 2017, Alleyton acquired Great Southern Stabilized, which added stabilized sand and slurry products to the business. Cement stabilized sand is used for backfill and bedding in a wide range of underground construction projects.

  • January 1, 2017 - Mainland Acquires Winvan Paving

    Mainland acquires Winvan Paving

    2017

    Mainland Sand & Gravel acquires Winvan Paving, expanding business.

  • July 1, 2016 - AMC joins Summit

    AMC joins Summit

    July 2016

    American Materials is acquired by Summit Materials

  • March 21, 2016 - Boxley Joins Summit

    Boxley Joins Summit

    March 2016

    Tom Hill, CEO of Summit, commented, “We are delighted to team up with a company of Boxley’s heritage and quality. Boxley provides Summit with a substantial presence in the attractive Virginia market under the Boxley name and existing leadership team, and a great foundation for continued growth.” Ab Boxley, CEO of Boxley, added, “Summit is great fit for Boxley. I have known the Summit team for many years and we are perfectly aligned on strategy, culture and commitment to the customers we serve and the communities in which we operate. On behalf of all the Boxley employees throughout Virginia, we are very excited to become part of Summit and look forward to building on our long and successful history.”

  • January 1, 2016 - Violet Crown Trail

    Violet Crown Trail

    2016

    Austin Materials has worked closely with the Hill Country Conservancy and supplied base for the surface course on the Violet Crown Trail. It is planned to be a 30-mile regional trail that will act as a connector that will splice together a network of over 100 miles of trails in the Austin region.

  • July 20, 2015 - Summit Materials Acquires Davenport, Iowa Cement Plant

    Summit Materials Acquires Davenport, Iowa Cement Plant

    July 2015

    Summit completed an acquisition of a 1.2 million short ton capacity cement plant in Davenport, Iowa along with seven cement distribution terminals from Lafarge North America Inc.. As a result of the acquisition, Summit owns 2.4 million short tons of cement production capacity across the two cement plants plus eight cement distribution terminals along the Mississippi River system ranging from Minneapolis, Minnesota to New Orleans, Louisiana.

  • March 12, 2015 - Summit Materials Goes Public

    Summit Materials Goes Public

    March 2015

    Summit Materials has a successful public offering on the NYSE.

  • January 1, 2014 - Boxley Opens Astec Asphalt Manufacturing Plant

    Boxley opens Astec asphalt manufacturing plant

    2014

    Boxley opened its state-of-the-art, environmentally friendly Astec® asphalt manufacturing plant in Lynchburg, replacing two older plants with one. They also launched the asphalt paving maintenance business; thus, expanding the company's contracting services.

  • January 1, 2014 - Alleyton Joins Summit

    Alleyton Joins Summit

    January 2014

    In January of 2014, Alleyton was acquired by Summit Materials. Alleyton is an integrated aggregates and ready-mix concrete company based in Houston, Texas. Alleyton operates five sand and gravel sites and has seven ready-mix concrete plants in the west Houston metropolitan area.

  • January 1, 2014 - Mainland joins Summit Materials

    Mainland joins Summit Materials

    2014

    Mainland Sand and Gravel (now Mainland Construction Materials) was acquired by Summit Materials and was its first Canadian acquisition.

  • January 1, 2014 - Troy Vines is acquired by Summit

    Troy Vines is acquired by Summit

    2014

    Summit acquires Troy Vines, Inc.

  • December 1, 2012 - Alleyton Resource Acquires Allied Concrete

    December 2012

    Allied Concrete, a family-owned company since 1954, joined Alleyton resource. They provide concrete paving and piping services to the Houston area expanding Alleyton' s reach.

  • January 1, 2012 - Cox Station Quarry hits another milestone

    Cox Station Quarry hits another milestone

    2012

    Cox Station Quarry ships over three million metric tons to the marketplace in the calendar year.

  • October 28, 2011 - Austin Materials is acquired by Summit

    Austin Materials is acquired by Summit

    October 2011

    Austin Materials joined the Summit team in 2011.

  • January 1, 2011 - Industrial Asphalt and Aggregates joins Austin Materials

    Industrial Asphalt and Aggregates joins Austin Materials

    2011

    Industrial Asphalt and Aggregates, the merger of Industrial Asphalt and RTI Materials, joins Austin Materials.

  • August 17, 2010 - Kilgore is acquired by Summit Materials

    Kilgore is acquired by Summit Materials

    2010

    Kilgore is acquired by Summit in 2010 and is now composed of: Altaview Concrete, Elam Construction, Grand Junction Pipe, Kilgore Contracting, Le Grand Johnson, Lewis and Lewis, Inc., Sierra Ready Mix, and Triple C Concrete. Tom Hill, CEO of Summit stated, “We are very pleased to form our third regional platform in Salt Lake City, Utah through these acquisitions. Utah is an attractive business environment and we are delighted to establish a position in this market. Harper-Kilgore comprises many skilled and experienced employees and we would like to welcome them all into the Summit group of companies.”

  • January 1, 2010 - Hinkle joins Summit

    Hinkle joins Summit

    2010

    Hinkle is acquired by Summit Materials.

  • January 1, 2010 - Con-Agg joins Summit Materials

    ConAgg joins Summit Materials

    January 2010

    Con-Agg was acquired by Summit Materials in 2010. Through the years Con-Agg's mining operations have been recognized by the Missouri Limestone Producers Association as Best-in-Class for both large and medium-sized operations. Recent honors include the Hillenkamp-Rush Meritorious Safety Award and special commendations for 22 consecutive years with no lost-time accidents.

  • January 1, 2010 - RK Hall joins Summit Materials

    RK Hall joins Summit Materials

    2010

    RK Hall was acquired by Summit in 2010. This was Summit's second acquisition.

  • January 1, 2010 - Continental Cement Company joins Summit

    Continental Cement Company joins Summit

    2010

    Summit Materials acquired Continental Cement Company.

  • January 1, 2010 - Cornejo & Sons is acquired by Summit Materials

    Cornejo & Sons is acquired by Summit Materials

    2010

    Cornejo & Sons joined Summit in 2010. “We are delighted to expand our presence in Kansas with the addition of Cornejo & Sons, a first class operation. I look forward to working with Ron Cornejo and Marty Cornejo to grow the business and provide new opportunities for Summit and its customers,” said Tom Hill, CEO of Summit. Ron Cornejo, CEO of Cornejo & Sons noted, "We are pleased to join forces with Summit Materials so that we can continue to grow our business. Partnering with Summit Materials allows the Cornejo family and our employees the opportunity to grow dynamically as the economy improves. It also allows us to offer more products, services and value to our clients and communities.”

  • January 1, 2009 - Summit is formed

    Summit is formed

    2009

    Summit was founded by Tom Hill and a small team of investors.

  • January 1, 2009 - Hamm is acquired by Summit

    Hamm is acquired by Summit

    2009

    Summit 's first acquisition, Hamm joined Summit Materials in 2009.

  • January 1, 2006 - RK Hall is founded

    RK Hall is founded

    2006

    RK Hall, a leading provider of high quality asphalt paving in Texas and Oklahoma, is founded.

  • January 1, 2006 - Continental Cement Company’s current plant is built, replacing the one from 1966

    CCC's current plant is built, replacing the one from 1966

    2006

    Improvements in the technology and efficiency of the cement manufacturing process, along with increasing age on the existing plant, prompted the construction of a new plant in 2006. The current plant is now the third plant to produce cement from the same location south of Hannibal.

  • January 1, 2005 - CCC and MFR partner with AES to form Green America Recycling

    CCC and MFR partner with AES to form Green America Recycling

    2005

    Green America Recycling safely utilizes waste materials to supplement coal as a fuel for the cement manufacturing process.

  • January 1, 2003 - Mainland acquires Jamison Quarry

    Mainland acquires Jamison Quarry

    2003

    Jamison Quarry is located on the south slope of Sumas Mountain.

  • January 1, 2000 - Kilgore is founded

    Kilgore is founded

    2000

    Kilgore Paving and Maintenance, LLC (now a part of Kilgore Companies) was founded in 2000 by Jason Kilgore.

  • January 1, 1999 - American Materials is Founded

    1999

    American Materials, one of the largest sand and gravel producers of Eastern North Carolina and Northeastern South Carolina, is formed.

  • January 1, 1998 - Cox Station Quarry ships over one million tons of aggregate from the site for the first time.

    1998

    This milestone put Cox Quarry as one of the top 25 producing aggregate operations in Canada. The quarry has made the list every year since.

  • January 1, 1994 - Boxley Block manufacturing facility is opened

    Boxley Block manufacturing facility is opened

    1994

    Boxley added its concrete business line in 1994 with the purchase of a plant in Martinsville, VA. It entered into the block and masonry business in 1995 with the purchase of Lynchburg Block. A sales center was added in Roanoke, and a new block manufacturing facility was opened in Lynchburg in 2006

  • January 1, 1993 - Austin Materials is founded

    1993

    Austin Materials, a provider of asphalt and aggregate materials, is founded.

  • January 1, 1992 - Continental Cement acquires Missouri Fuel Recycler, or MFR

    Continental Cement acquires Missouri Fuel Recycler, or MFR

    1992

    After the increasing usage of supplemental waste fuels as a replacement for coal 1986, CCC acquires MFR (which is now Green American Recycling), expanding the use of waste fuels.

  • January 1, 1986 - Cox Station Quarry is acquired

    1986

    After purchasing the quarry, Mainland builds a barge load out facility where the first barge left Cox Station in January of 1986.

  • January 1, 1981 - Mainland purchases 400 acre property

    1981

    After looking for more than 2 years, Mainland Sand & Gravel purchases property on the north slope of Sumas Mountain. The area is still used to ship aggregate from the site to rail cars.

  • January 1, 1978 - Troy Vines is founded

    Troy Vines is founded

    1978

    Troy Vines was established by Troy Vines in 1978.

  • September 26, 1975 - Capital City Construction changes its name to Winvan Paving

    1975

    Capital City Construction changes its name to Winvan Paving.

  • January 1, 1971 - Winvan is purchased

    1971

    Winvan Paving is purchased from Commonwealth by Capital City Construction and is operated as a separate division

  • January 1, 1970 - Mainland Sand and Gravel is founded

    1970

    Mainland Sand & Gravel (now Mainland Construction Materials) is founded by Laurie Carlson and his brother Mel Carlson.

  • April 6, 1966 - Winvan Paving is formed

    Winvan Paving is formed

    1966

    Winvan Paving is founded as a division under Commonwealth Construction Company.

  • January 1, 1966 - New manufacturing facility replaces original plant

    New manufacturing facility replaces original plant

    1966

    The original plant was expanded and improved throughout its operating history until 1966, when a new manufacturing facility was constructed to replace it. At that time, one 622′ x 16′ kiln replaced sixteen small kilns and production was more than doubled. This kiln was the second longest cement kiln in the world, with annual production rates of over 600,000 tons of clinker.

  • January 1, 1959 - Mainland Construction is founded

    1959

    Mainland Sand and Gravel (now Main Construction Materials) is founded.

  • October 1, 1956 - Hinkle’s name is changed

    1956

    Hinkle changes its company name from Buckner Hinkle and Company to the current Hinkle Contracting Corporation.

  • January 1, 1954 - Alleyton is founded

    Alleyton is founded

    1954

    Alleyton Resource Company is founded and begins operating in 1954.

  • January 1, 1954 - Hamm is founded

    1954

    Hamm is founded by the Hamm family in 1954, and is still run by Gary Hamm.

  • January 1, 1952 - Cornejo & Sons is founded

    1952

    Jess Cornejo started Jess Cornejo Trucking & Excavating (which would become Cornejo and Sons) with barely enough money to buy one old truck. Over the years, Jess and his wife, Josephine, grew the company, eventually handing the company down to his sons.

  • January 1, 1948 - Hinkle’s first black top plant is purchased

    Hinkle's first black top plant is purchased

    1948

    This first portable plant enabled Hinkle to expand into rock crushing.

  • January 1, 1942 - Hinkle is founded

    1942

    Hinkle Contracting Company is founded by Buckner Hinkle, as Buckner Hinkle and Company, as a family partnership. The company's first major contract was for a seeding and fertilizing job. The change to infrastructure work occurred in 1945 when Hinkle built small concrete structures for the Kentucky Highway Department.

  • January 1, 1908 - Boxley purchases it’s first quarry

    1908

    Boxley's first quarry is purchased and the company continues to grow. The quarry was 58 miles west of Roanoke and was known as Sinking Creek Limestone Quarry in Giles County.

  • January 1, 1903 - Continental Cement Company is founded

    1903

    Continental Cement Company begins cement manufacturing at their Hannibal site. Cement from Continental Cement Company has long been recognized for its consistent quality and was selected for many notable construction projects, including the Empire State Building and the Panama Canal.

  • January 1, 1892 - Boxley is founded

    1892

    Boxley, established by William Wise Boxley, is founded. The company started their first quarry in 1908, 58 miles west of Roanoke, VA. The second quarry, Pembroke Limestone Works, was opened in Giles County as well, and by 1916 it was the largest of the quarries. Quarry number three was opened in 1913, known as The Pounding Mill Quarry. The fourth quarry, Blue Ridge Stone Company opened in 1917. Most work was being done by hand, mule carts, and some steam machinery; their first mechanical shovel cost $4,500.

  • January 8, 2018 - Summit Materials Appoints New COO

    Summit Materials Appoints COO

    January 2018

    Summit Materials appointed Karl H. Watson as new COO. Karl has more than 25 years of experience in the construction materials industry. In 2017, he served as President, Cement & Southwest Ready Mix at Martin Marietta Materials, Inc., a supplier of construction aggregates and heavy building materials. Prior to joining Martin Marietta, Karl served in various leadership positions at Cemex, S.A.B. de C.V., a Mexican cement manufacturer, including President, Cemex USA. Prior to Cemex’s acquisition of Rinker Group Ltd., an Australian building materials supplier, Karl held various executive positions at Rinker in both the United States and Australia.

  • March 21, 2016 - Boxley Joins Summit

    Boxley Joins Summit

    March 2016

    Tom Hill, CEO of Summit, commented, “We are delighted to team up with a company of Boxley’s heritage and quality. Boxley provides Summit with a substantial presence in the attractive Virginia market under the Boxley name and existing leadership team, and a great foundation for continued growth.” Ab Boxley, CEO of Boxley, added, “Summit is great fit for Boxley. I have known the Summit team for many years and we are perfectly aligned on strategy, culture and commitment to the customers we serve and the communities in which we operate. On behalf of all the Boxley employees throughout Virginia, we are very excited to become part of Summit and look forward to building on our long and successful history.”

  • July 20, 2015 - Summit Materials Acquires Davenport, Iowa Cement Plant

    Summit Materials Acquires Davenport, Iowa Cement Plant

    July 2015

    Summit completed an acquisition of a 1.2 million short ton capacity cement plant in Davenport, Iowa along with seven cement distribution terminals from Lafarge North America Inc.. As a result of the acquisition, Summit owns 2.4 million short tons of cement production capacity across the two cement plants plus eight cement distribution terminals along the Mississippi River system ranging from Minneapolis, Minnesota to New Orleans, Louisiana.

  • March 12, 2015 - Summit Materials Goes Public

    Summit Materials Goes Public

    March 2015

    Summit Materials has a successful public offering on the NYSE.

  • January 1, 2014 - Alleyton Joins Summit

    Alleyton Joins Summit

    January 2014

    In January of 2014, Alleyton was acquired by Summit Materials. Alleyton is an integrated aggregates and ready-mix concrete company based in Houston, Texas. Alleyton operates five sand and gravel sites and has seven ready-mix concrete plants in the west Houston metropolitan area.

  • January 1, 2014 - Mainland joins Summit Materials

    Mainland joins Summit Materials

    2014

    Mainland Sand and Gravel (now Mainland Construction Materials) was acquired by Summit Materials and was its first Canadian acquisition.

  • January 1, 2014 - Troy Vines is acquired by Summit

    Troy Vines is acquired by Summit

    2014

    Summit acquires Troy Vines, Inc.

  • October 28, 2011 - Austin Materials is acquired by Summit

    Austin Materials is acquired by Summit

    October 2011

    Austin Materials joined the Summit team in 2011.

  • August 17, 2010 - Kilgore is acquired by Summit Materials

    Kilgore is acquired by Summit Materials

    2010

    Kilgore is acquired by Summit in 2010 and is now composed of: Altaview Concrete, Elam Construction, Grand Junction Pipe, Kilgore Contracting, Le Grand Johnson, Lewis and Lewis, Inc., Sierra Ready Mix, and Triple C Concrete. Tom Hill, CEO of Summit stated, “We are very pleased to form our third regional platform in Salt Lake City, Utah through these acquisitions. Utah is an attractive business environment and we are delighted to establish a position in this market. Harper-Kilgore comprises many skilled and experienced employees and we would like to welcome them all into the Summit group of companies.”

  • January 1, 2010 - Continental Cement Company joins Summit

    Continental Cement Company joins Summit

    2010

    Summit Materials acquired Continental Cement Company.

  • January 1, 2010 - Con-Agg joins Summit Materials

    ConAgg joins Summit Materials

    January 2010

    Con-Agg was acquired by Summit Materials in 2010. Through the years Con-Agg's mining operations have been recognized by the Missouri Limestone Producers Association as Best-in-Class for both large and medium-sized operations. Recent honors include the Hillenkamp-Rush Meritorious Safety Award and special commendations for 22 consecutive years with no lost-time accidents.

  • January 1, 2010 - Cornejo & Sons is acquired by Summit Materials

    Cornejo & Sons is acquired by Summit Materials

    2010

    Cornejo & Sons joined Summit in 2010. “We are delighted to expand our presence in Kansas with the addition of Cornejo & Sons, a first class operation. I look forward to working with Ron Cornejo and Marty Cornejo to grow the business and provide new opportunities for Summit and its customers,” said Tom Hill, CEO of Summit. Ron Cornejo, CEO of Cornejo & Sons noted, "We are pleased to join forces with Summit Materials so that we can continue to grow our business. Partnering with Summit Materials allows the Cornejo family and our employees the opportunity to grow dynamically as the economy improves. It also allows us to offer more products, services and value to our clients and communities.”

  • January 1, 2010 - Hinkle joins Summit

    Hinkle joins Summit

    2010

    Hinkle is acquired by Summit Materials.

  • January 1, 2010 - RK Hall joins Summit Materials

    RK Hall joins Summit Materials

    2010

    RK Hall was acquired by Summit in 2010. This was Summit's second acquisition.

  • January 1, 2009 - Summit is formed

    Summit is formed

    2009

    Summit was founded by Tom Hill and a small team of investors.

  • January 1, 2009 - Hamm is acquired by Summit

    Hamm is acquired by Summit

    2009

    Summit 's first acquisition, Hamm joined Summit Materials in 2009.

  • January 23, 2019 - Cox Station Quarry Gets an Upgrade

    January 2019

    Mainland Construction Materials installed a new primary crusher at their Cox Station Quarry, which should significantly increase production at the site to better serve the Vancouver, BC area.

    www.equipmentjournal.com/on-the-job/cox-station-quarry-aggregate

  • January 8, 2019 - CCC’s Hannibal Plant Earns Energy Star Certification

    EPA Energy Star Certification

    January 2019

    The Hannibal Cement Plant, owned/managed by Continental Cement Company, has earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) ENERGY STAR certification, which signifies that the industrial facility performs in the top 25 percent of similar facilities nationwide for energy efficiency and meets strict energy efficiency performance levels set by the EPA.

  • December 3, 2018 - Tom Beck Elected Chairman of PCA Board of Directors

    November 2018

    Tom Beck, President of Continental Cement Company, and Summit Materials EVP, was elected at the close of 2018 to serve as Portland Cement Association’s Chairman for 2019. Congratulations Tom!

  • March 1, 2018 - Mainland Sand & Gravel is Renamed Mainland Construction Materials

    March 2018

    In March of 2018, Mainland Sand & Gravel joined with Winvan Paving to form Mainland Construction Materials in Vancouver, BC.

  • January 1, 2018 - Dinosaur Park

    2018

    Cornejo & Sons supplied special blended aggregate as a base and for an exhibit landscape material at the 14 acre park. The park is home to over 40 animatronic life-size dinosaurs in Derby County, Kansas. Click here to explore the park online.

  • July 1, 2017 - Alleyton Resource Acquires Great Southern Stabilized

    Alleyton Resource acquires Great Southern Stabilized

    July 2017

    In July of 2017, Alleyton acquired Great Southern Stabilized, which added stabilized sand and slurry products to the business. Cement stabilized sand is used for backfill and bedding in a wide range of underground construction projects.

  • January 1, 2017 - Mainland Acquires Winvan Paving

    Mainland acquires Winvan Paving

    2017

    Mainland Sand & Gravel acquires Winvan Paving, expanding business.

  • July 1, 2016 - AMC joins Summit

    AMC joins Summit

    July 2016

    American Materials is acquired by Summit Materials

  • January 1, 2016 - Violet Crown Trail

    Violet Crown Trail

    2016

    Austin Materials has worked closely with the Hill Country Conservancy and supplied base for the surface course on the Violet Crown Trail. It is planned to be a 30-mile regional trail that will act as a connector that will splice together a network of over 100 miles of trails in the Austin region.

  • January 1, 2014 - Boxley Opens Astec Asphalt Manufacturing Plant

    Boxley opens Astec asphalt manufacturing plant

    2014

    Boxley opened its state-of-the-art, environmentally friendly Astec® asphalt manufacturing plant in Lynchburg, replacing two older plants with one. They also launched the asphalt paving maintenance business; thus, expanding the company's contracting services.

  • December 1, 2012 - Alleyton Resource Acquires Allied Concrete

    December 2012

    Allied Concrete, a family-owned company since 1954, joined Alleyton resource. They provide concrete paving and piping services to the Houston area expanding Alleyton' s reach.

  • January 1, 2012 - Cox Station Quarry hits another milestone

    Cox Station Quarry hits another milestone

    2012

    Cox Station Quarry ships over three million metric tons to the marketplace in the calendar year.

  • January 1, 2011 - Industrial Asphalt and Aggregates joins Austin Materials

    Industrial Asphalt and Aggregates joins Austin Materials

    2011

    Industrial Asphalt and Aggregates, the merger of Industrial Asphalt and RTI Materials, joins Austin Materials.

  • January 1, 2006 - RK Hall is founded

    RK Hall is founded

    2006

    RK Hall, a leading provider of high quality asphalt paving in Texas and Oklahoma, is founded.

  • January 1, 2006 - Continental Cement Company’s current plant is built, replacing the one from 1966

    CCC's current plant is built, replacing the one from 1966

    2006

    Improvements in the technology and efficiency of the cement manufacturing process, along with increasing age on the existing plant, prompted the construction of a new plant in 2006. The current plant is now the third plant to produce cement from the same location south of Hannibal.

  • January 1, 2005 - CCC and MFR partner with AES to form Green America Recycling

    CCC and MFR partner with AES to form Green America Recycling

    2005

    Green America Recycling safely utilizes waste materials to supplement coal as a fuel for the cement manufacturing process.

  • January 1, 2003 - Mainland acquires Jamison Quarry

    Mainland acquires Jamison Quarry

    2003

    Jamison Quarry is located on the south slope of Sumas Mountain.

  • January 1, 2000 - Kilgore is founded

    Kilgore is founded

    2000

    Kilgore Paving and Maintenance, LLC (now a part of Kilgore Companies) was founded in 2000 by Jason Kilgore.

  • January 1, 1999 - American Materials is Founded

    1999

    American Materials, one of the largest sand and gravel producers of Eastern North Carolina and Northeastern South Carolina, is formed.

  • January 1, 1998 - Cox Station Quarry ships over one million tons of aggregate from the site for the first time.

    1998

    This milestone put Cox Quarry as one of the top 25 producing aggregate operations in Canada. The quarry has made the list every year since.

  • January 1, 1994 - Boxley Block manufacturing facility is opened

    Boxley Block manufacturing facility is opened

    1994

    Boxley added its concrete business line in 1994 with the purchase of a plant in Martinsville, VA. It entered into the block and masonry business in 1995 with the purchase of Lynchburg Block. A sales center was added in Roanoke, and a new block manufacturing facility was opened in Lynchburg in 2006

  • January 1, 1993 - Austin Materials is founded

    1993

    Austin Materials, a provider of asphalt and aggregate materials, is founded.

  • January 1, 1992 - Continental Cement acquires Missouri Fuel Recycler, or MFR

    Continental Cement acquires Missouri Fuel Recycler, or MFR

    1992

    After the increasing usage of supplemental waste fuels as a replacement for coal 1986, CCC acquires MFR (which is now Green American Recycling), expanding the use of waste fuels.

  • January 1, 1986 - Cox Station Quarry is acquired

    1986

    After purchasing the quarry, Mainland builds a barge load out facility where the first barge left Cox Station in January of 1986.

  • January 1, 1981 - Mainland purchases 400 acre property

    1981

    After looking for more than 2 years, Mainland Sand & Gravel purchases property on the north slope of Sumas Mountain. The area is still used to ship aggregate from the site to rail cars.

  • January 1, 1978 - Troy Vines is founded

    Troy Vines is founded

    1978

    Troy Vines was established by Troy Vines in 1978.

  • September 26, 1975 - Capital City Construction changes its name to Winvan Paving

    1975

    Capital City Construction changes its name to Winvan Paving.

  • January 1, 1971 - Winvan is purchased

    1971

    Winvan Paving is purchased from Commonwealth by Capital City Construction and is operated as a separate division

  • January 1, 1970 - Mainland Sand and Gravel is founded

    1970

    Mainland Sand & Gravel (now Mainland Construction Materials) is founded by Laurie Carlson and his brother Mel Carlson.

  • April 6, 1966 - Winvan Paving is formed

    Winvan Paving is formed

    1966

    Winvan Paving is founded as a division under Commonwealth Construction Company.

  • January 1, 1966 - New manufacturing facility replaces original plant

    New manufacturing facility replaces original plant

    1966

    The original plant was expanded and improved throughout its operating history until 1966, when a new manufacturing facility was constructed to replace it. At that time, one 622′ x 16′ kiln replaced sixteen small kilns and production was more than doubled. This kiln was the second longest cement kiln in the world, with annual production rates of over 600,000 tons of clinker.

  • January 1, 1959 - Mainland Construction is founded

    1959

    Mainland Sand and Gravel (now Main Construction Materials) is founded.

  • October 1, 1956 - Hinkle’s name is changed

    1956

    Hinkle changes its company name from Buckner Hinkle and Company to the current Hinkle Contracting Corporation.

  • January 1, 1954 - Hamm is founded

    1954

    Hamm is founded by the Hamm family in 1954, and is still run by Gary Hamm.

  • January 1, 1954 - Alleyton is founded

    Alleyton is founded

    1954

    Alleyton Resource Company is founded and begins operating in 1954.

  • January 1, 1952 - Cornejo & Sons is founded

    1952

    Jess Cornejo started Jess Cornejo Trucking & Excavating (which would become Cornejo and Sons) with barely enough money to buy one old truck. Over the years, Jess and his wife, Josephine, grew the company, eventually handing the company down to his sons.

  • January 1, 1948 - Hinkle’s first black top plant is purchased

    Hinkle's first black top plant is purchased

    1948

    This first portable plant enabled Hinkle to expand into rock crushing.

  • January 1, 1942 - Hinkle is founded

    1942

    Hinkle Contracting Company is founded by Buckner Hinkle, as Buckner Hinkle and Company, as a family partnership. The company's first major contract was for a seeding and fertilizing job. The change to infrastructure work occurred in 1945 when Hinkle built small concrete structures for the Kentucky Highway Department.

  • January 1, 1908 - Boxley purchases it’s first quarry

    1908

    Boxley's first quarry is purchased and the company continues to grow. The quarry was 58 miles west of Roanoke and was known as Sinking Creek Limestone Quarry in Giles County.

  • January 1, 1903 - Continental Cement Company is founded

    1903

    Continental Cement Company begins cement manufacturing at their Hannibal site. Cement from Continental Cement Company has long been recognized for its consistent quality and was selected for many notable construction projects, including the Empire State Building and the Panama Canal.

  • January 1, 1892 - Boxley is founded

    1892

    Boxley, established by William Wise Boxley, is founded. The company started their first quarry in 1908, 58 miles west of Roanoke, VA. The second quarry, Pembroke Limestone Works, was opened in Giles County as well, and by 1916 it was the largest of the quarries. Quarry number three was opened in 1913, known as The Pounding Mill Quarry. The fourth quarry, Blue Ridge Stone Company opened in 1917. Most work was being done by hand, mule carts, and some steam machinery; their first mechanical shovel cost $4,500.