BURNCO Expands Calgary Ready Mix Business

BURNCO Expands Calgary Ready Mix Business
Calgary, Alberta — March 20, 2012
BURNCO Rock Products Ltd, headquartered in Calgary, is proud to announce the acquisition the operating assets of Four Star Concrete and Construction in Calgary.

BURNCO has purchased the operating assets of Four Star Concrete and Construction, a Calgary area Ready Mix Concrete supplier.  The new business will operate as a 100% owned subsidiary of BURNCO Rock Products Ltd under the name Four Star Rock Products Ltd and will continue to operate from the plant site at 9816-44 Street in southeast Calgary.

Wil Fedirko, Senior Vice President and Vice President of BURNCO’s Ready Mix Division stated:   “The purchase of the Four Star operation will complement our existing Calgary operations and provide existing Four Star customers an expanded service in the Calgary region and elsewhere.  We are encouraged that this acquisition will enhance our presence as an industry leader in Ready Mix concrete in Alberta.”

Four Star Rock Products Ltd will be managed by Jamie Kowalski, a long time BURNCO employee who served most recently in the role of Residential Sales Manager for the Calgary Region.  The existing Four Star employees were offered positions with the new company and BURNCO is pleased to announce that most have accepted and will continue with the business.

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.