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News & Events

Lower Berryessa Creek Flood Control Project Using Basalite's Articulating Concrete Block Mats

The Santa Clara Valley Water District provides safe and clean water to the Silicon Valley and is recognized as a leading water resource management company. The Lower Berryessa Creek Flood Protection Project is being constructed to increase channel flood capacity and improve the ecology of the creek system. This project will provide 100-year flood protection to approximately 1,800 homes, schools and businesses in Milpitas.

Basalite Building Products' Articulating Concrete Block Mats were selected for the 266,00 square foot project because of Basalite's ability to produce and deliver quality products from their nearby plant in Tracy, CA. The 6 inch closed cell blocks will accommodate vehicular traffic and the open cell blocks will encourage natural vegetation on the slopes. Learn more about solutions for soil retention and stormwater management.

Basalite Articulated Concrete Mats on Lower Berryessa Creek Project


Employee in the Spotlight: Loma Jackson, Pacific Supply Branch Manager-Colorado

Loma Jackson, Employee in the Spotlight

Although Loma joined Pacific Supply in 2008, she had been in the building materials industry for over 20 years, beginning in masonry/concrete products, then as a tile roofing manufacturers rep.

Loma was promoted to Branch Manager at Pacific Supply-Colorado Springs in 2014. She has developed into a true leader and now manages both the Colorado Springs and Pueblo locations.

In turn, Loma has developed an exceptional staff that sets Pacific Supply apart from the competition. If a roof can be loaded, a house stocked or a stucco color matched, her crews will figure out how to do it safely. She appreciates her employees and it shows in the teamwork, attitude and willingness to help the customer.


Pacific Coast Supply, LLC Adds New Locations

Pacific Coast Supply has expanded their distribution business into Kapolei, HI and Ft. Collins, CO. The Hawaii location is the result of the purchase of Hawaii Supply, while Ft. Collins is the result of continued expansion.

"Our new locations fit our strategy of growth and will complement our reputation of providing a wide range of name brand products with exceptional delivery and customer service," said Curt Gomes, president of Pacific Coast Supply.

Beginning in 1953 as a single lumberyard, Pacific Coast Supply has grown into one of the largest, most diversified building supply distribution companies in the West. Their DBAs include Anderson Lumber, Diamond Pacific, Pacific Supply, PC Wholesale and Pioneer Builders Supply.

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                    <!--  <h1 class=Basalite's CMU Projects Win Design Awards

The Concrete Masonry Association of California & Nevada (CMACN) held their annual design awards presentation last September. The awards are chosen by a jury of non-partisan architects from around the country. Out of the 47 projects submitted, Basalite had four projects win awards.


 

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