LVR Inc. and O'Brien & Gere Inc. of North America entered into an agreement whereby LVR will purchase the assets of O'Brien & Gere's Refractory Construction Division in Syracuse, N.Y. Under terms of the agreement, LVR will maintain the current operational location at O'Brien & Gere's Fayetteville facility and will continue to provide refractory services to the O'Brien & Gere Fabrication Division.