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July 22, 1990
L. Glenn Switzer, 96, who in 1930 formed the Transit Mixed Concrete Co. in Pasadena, the first ready-mix concrete company in Southern California. Switzer and his family utilized the then-new concept of ready-mix at construction sites throughout Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino and Imperial counties. The firm also manufactured concrete blocks and panels. Switzer was a lifelong Quaker and in 1954 was national president of the national Conference of Quaker Men. In Pasadena on July
May 11, 2002 | From Times Staff Reports
The company planning a massive gravel mine outside Santa Clarita has appealed to the state in an attempt to reverse Los Angeles County supervisors' rejection of the project last month. Cemex, the parent company of Transit Mixed Concrete Co., instigated an appeal with the State Mining and Geology Board on Wednesday.
November 3, 1985
Donna Falcinella, project manager for Tishman Realty & Construction Corp. of California, has been installed as the 25th president of the Los Angeles chapter, National Assn. of Women in Construction. Other new officers are Patricia Burkhart, Oltmans Construction Co., president-elect; Suzanne Schmutzler, Wagner-Hohns-Inglis Inc., vice president; Krista Wilkie, Golden State Precast Inc.
April 3, 1988
C. Terry Dooley, vice president of Morley Construction Co., is the new president of the Southern California chapter of the American Concrete Institute. He also is director of the Structural Engineers Assn. of California and served both as chairman of the Construction Industries Committee of the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce. He succeeds Ross Adams, Portland Cement Assn., Southern California office. Other officers include Dean White, consultant, vice president; C.
March 10, 1998 | REGINA HONG
A judge Monday rejected a petition by a group of Moorpark residents that sought to overturn a county decision allowing expansion of a mine north of the city. The attorney for the Fairview Neighbors, a group of about 20 residents, argued that the county improperly granted a conditional-use permit to Transit Mixed Concrete Co. for expansion of the sand and gravel mine on Happy Camp Road. The residents had complained that the project would result in increased truck traffic, noise and pollution.
October 7, 1994 | SCOTT HADLY
Alarmed by the prospect of 1,700 truckloads of sand and gravel rolling through Moorpark daily, the City Council is urging the county to turn down a mining company's request to double the size of its operation. Moorpark officials agreed Wednesday to send a letter to the county planning department warning that, if approved, the plan by the Transit Mixed Concrete Co.
December 7, 1986
Patricia Burkhart, safety director of Oltmans Construction Co., Whittier, has been installed as the 26th president of the Los Angeles chapter of the National Assn. of Women in Construction. Other officers, installed in a program at the Sheraton Miramar Hotel in Santa Monica, are Suzanne Schmutzler of Wagner, Hohns, Inglis Inc., president-elect; Krista Wilkie of Gordon Sand Co., vice president; Barbara Horwitz of Hellman & Lober Inc., recording secretary; Sandra Devine, Mich Corp.
May 23, 2002
A state board declined to hear an appeal by a company whose proposed gravel mine near Santa Clarita was rejected last month by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors. In a ruling Wednesday, the state Mining and Geology Board said it cannot weigh in on the dispute between the county and concrete company Cemex because the proposal involves questions of jurisdiction between the federal and county governments. Cemex, the parent company of Transit Mixed Concrete Co.
December 10, 1996 | CARLOS V. LOZANO
A Moorpark gravel mining company today will ask the Board of Supervisors to overturn the county Planning Commission's recent decision to curb its expansion plans. In September, the commission approved Transit Mixed Concrete Co.'s proposal to mine another 42 acres at its facility north of Broadway and Walnut Canyon Road.
October 30, 1994
Plans to nearly double the size of a Moorpark gravel pit will get further study after dozens of neighbors aired their fears of increased pollution and traffic to a Ventura County planning panel. The county Environmental Report Review Committee voted 5 to 0 recently to ask planning staff for a more in-depth study of Transit Mixed Concrete Co.'s request to expand, after hearing complaints at a public hearing.
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