Spring & Summer 2009
link: Spring09.pdf

On this issue's cover:
New Look for Ready-Mix Operations

WHAT WE DO
3 Message from the President
4 Cementing Our Position: OSCO acquires NS
ready-mix, rebar, aggregates and precast companies.

6 New Logos for Ready-Mix Plants
OSCO Group rebrands as OSCO Concrete
8 OSCO Concrete Reaches New Heights
OSCO Concrete has the right pump for the right job
9 Precast Industrial Wall Panels
Wider planks = greater customer savings
10 Berlin Prison
Strescon works on 2nd largest precast job in its history
12 Refining Our Efforts
Group member projects at the Irving Oil Refinery
15 Topping-Off Atlantic Canada's Largest
Parking Garage
Strescon installs the last of almost 2200 precast pieces
16 Pouring it On: Ready-Mix Update
Chateau Saint John Hotel; Queen Elizabeth Regional
Hospital; Summerside Raceway; Lennox Bridge;
Mythos Apartment Complex

17 Fordham University Student Housing
Ocean Steel fabricates 1089 tons of steel for residence
18 84 Marginal Way: Strescon works with clients to
meet tight schedule in Portland, ME

19 Spotlight on Engineering: Becker Structural
Engineers

20 Saint John Transit Operations Center
Strescon supplies precast panels for $20 million project
21 BubbleDeck® Slabs: Strescon provides concrete
for first BubbleDeck project in the Maritimes

22 York Miscellaneous Metals Division Update
Misc projects
22 Rebar Update: Waverly Road Pump Station; Grand
Falls Generating Station Retaining Wall; Saint John
Regional Hospital; and misc projects


HOW WE DO IT
24 Come Build With Us:
OSCO Group ramps up recruitment initiatives
26 Meet the Safety Team
27 Environmental Leadership: Green I.T.; Glenholme
Ready-Mix receives ACA Environment Award

28 The Price is Right? Construction Division updates
its estimating software


WHO WE ARE
29 OSCORS 09: Big changes for this year's awards
30 Take Our Kids to Work Day
30 OSCO Curling Bonspiel
31 Steel Bridge Competition
Ocean Steel Corporation GM a judge at regional contest
32 25 Year Club Welcomes 15 New Members
Total of 212 members inducted to date
34 OSCO Employee Receives Community
Award: Brian Lane receives Purdy Cougle award
34 2008 Holiday Lunches
34 Upcoming Events
35 Fresh Faces
35 Congratulations
36 Our Locations