Archive by Year: 2014

Oldcastle Materials, Southeast Division Wins 2013 Safety Performance Award

May 2 2014

The Southeast Divison team, which comprises Preferred Materials, Inc., Conrad Yelvington Distributors Inc., and Mid-South Paving Inc., has an outstanding safety culture …Read more

Preferred Materials Recognized for Environmental Excellence

Mar 13 2014

Employees at Preferred Materials Winter Springs Asphalt Plant received international recognition for their contributions to wildlife habitat conservation at the Wildlife Habitat Council’s (WHC) 25th Annual Symposium, Celebrating Corporate Conservation. Preferred Materials demonstrated its commitment to environmental stewardship by achieving Wildlife at Work certification at Winter Springs Plant. …Read more

String Theory

Feb 3 2014

Written by John Ball in Asphalt Pro Magazine

My paving crew will agree that marking out your boundaries before milling or paving is important. In this article, we’ll take a look at how to mark the job correctly so that the whole project flows more smoothly. Lining out the first pass is vital because it sets up the subsequent passes for success or failure.  …Read more

Preferred Materials, Inc. Provides Materials for Iraq War Memorial

Jan 27 2014

Preferred Materials partnered with General Contractor, Owen Ames Kimball and Thomas Marine Construction, to donate some of the materials needed to build the Iraq War Memorial in the Veterans Memorial Area at Four Mile Cove Ecological Preserve in Cape Coral, Florida.  …Read more

Preferred Materials Inc. Takes 1st Place in Strength Competition

Jan 24 2014

Tampa FL, May 10th 2013 – Preferred Materials beat out 6 other entrants to win the 3rd annual strength competition put on by the Suncoast Chapter of the American Concrete Institute.  …Read more