BURNCO Acquires Landscape Depot

Calgary, Alberta — April 26, 2011
BURNCO Rock Products Ltd, headquartered in Calgary, is proud to announce the acquisition of Langley, BC-based, Landscape Depot.

BURNCO has purchased Landscape Depot, which includes three BC Lower Mainland locations: Langley, Central Surrey and South Surrey. BURNCO will now operate seven Alberta and five BC Landscape Centres.

Michael J. Powell, President of BURNCO Rock Products Ltd, stated, “The purchase of Landscape Depot will provide BC customers with the same products and services that have contributed to BURNCO’s solid reputation. We are encouraged that this acquisition will enhance our presence as an industry leader in the landscape materials business, and it meets with our business plans for continued expansion in British Columbia.”

Landscape Depot offers a high profile retail presence and bolsters BURNCO’s current strength in the commercial segment of the market.

The Landscape Depot identity will be continued at these locations for the foreseeable future, and the business will operate with the same high level of customer service and product offerings that customers have grown accustomed to with both Landscape Depot and BURNCO. The knowledge and expertise of many new employees is a welcomed attribute to BURNCO’S ownership and management of Landscape Depot.

BURNCO Rock Products Ltd is a fourth generation family business established in Calgary in 1912 by James F. Burns. Today, BURNCO is Canada’s largest independent supplier of ready-mix concrete, a major supplier of asphalt and aggregate products and operates Western Canada’s largest network of Landscape Centres.