Concrete News & Updates
Folsom Ready Mix is in the midst of supplying ready mix concrete to Shimmick Construction for the El Dorado County Mosquito Road Bridge Project, a major initiative set to link Swansboro and Placerville, California. The project involves constructing a 1,200-foot-long balanced cantilever bridge over the South Fork American River gorge. The success of this enterprise is not only attributed to construction expertise, but also reflects a remarkable degree of teamwork involving skilled personnel from both government and private entities. Furthermore, the project highlights the commendable “patient cooperation” demonstrated by local businesses and property owners. This collective effort underscores the importance of collaboration and synergy.
In a spirited display of community and camaraderie, Folsom Ready Mix is thrilled to announce its participation in the “Battle of the Bags Roebbelen Charity Cornhole Tournament” event. The tournament, set to take place Wednesday, February 7, 2024, at the Roebbelen Event Center in Roseville, California, aims to break the world record for the largest cornhole tournament. Folsom Ready Mix will join with two teams of four players each.
We understand the challenges of working with concrete in cold weather, especially when temperatures drop below 50 degrees. Cold weather concreting requires careful execution to protect against early freezing and thermal cracking. In many situations, concrete projects can’t wait for milder temperatures. Here’s how Folsom Ready Mix addresses the challenges and ensures durable, high-strength concrete in cold weather.
Folsom Ready Mix’s Award-Winning Jelly’s Ferry Bridge Project: ACI, APWA, and League of CA Cities Awards
As the concrete supplier for the Jelly’s Ferry Bridge project, Folsom Ready Mix played a pivotal role in the success of this essential infrastructure initiative led by Tehama County Public Works. Recently earning prestigious awards from the American Public Works Association (APWA), the League of California Cities, and the American Concrete Institute (ACI), the project underscores Folsom Ready Mix’s commitment to delivering high-quality concrete solutions for complex infrastructure developments. This recognition highlights Folsom Ready Mix’s dedication to excellence and success.
We have the upmost respect for the Folsom Ready Mix Operation and are excited to have them become a part of our team. We will continue to operate as Folsom Ready Mix, Inc. We are fortunate to have the Executive management team and all personnel remaining with the company. Specifically, Derek Miller, VP of Sales & Finance, and Josh Neff, VP of Operations, will continue with the company long term. In addition, Rick Masciovecchio will also stay with Folsom Ready Mix for the foreseeable future to assist with the transition of ownership. As with any transition, this may prompt questions or concerns. Should this be the case, please contact Derek and Josh at their current phone numbers, (916) 847-3223 and (916) 836-9279 or your regional sales representative. Finally, the process for placing and confirming orders will also stay the same. The entire team at Folsom Ready Mix continues to be committed to provide you with quality concrete and the superior service that you deserve.
Another great time in the books at this year’s Cordova Recreation & Park District’s Annual Rancho Cordova Meet the Machines Event at Hagan Community Park!
This annual event gives children of all ages the opportunity to touch, climb on and explore over 20 different types of exciting machines and unique vehicles. The event hosts a ton of child friendly activities such as giant slides, interactive games, and music. It was a great turnout and a great time for the kids. Take a look at the photos from Folsom Ready Mix trucks!
Folsom Ready Mix proudly joins as hole sponsor for the 3rd Annual Heart of JB Golf Tournament on June 12th at Valley High Country Club. This event is organized by the Heart of JB Foundation. Folsom Ready Mix remains committed to community engagement and making a...
Folsom Ready Mix was proud to sponsor the Builders Fore Kids Charity Golf Tournament, held on May 1st, 2023 at the beautiful Granite Bay Golf Club in Granite Bay, CA.
The Northern California and Western Nevada chapter of the American Concrete Institute (ACI) is gearing up for its 17th Annual Golf Classic, we are excited to be joining again this year by sponsoring two foursomes on behalf of Folsom Ready Mix and Silver Strike Concrete. This event always promises to be a great gathering place for concrete industry professionals in the region. The ACI is a leading authority and resource worldwide for the development, distribution, and adoption of consensus-based standards, technical resources, educational programs, and proven expertise for individuals and organizations involved in concrete design, construction, and materials. As active members in our region, we appreciate the organization’s commitment to pursuing the best use of concrete and promoting its use in sustainable and innovative ways.