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Vulcan’s profit up 62 percent in Q3

Vulcan’s profit up 62 percent in Q3

- Nov 07, 2014

Vulcan Materials reported a third-quarter profit of 62 percent thanks to continued growth in aggregates shipments and stronger average selling prices. Vulcan ...

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Quarry could become huge state attraction in N.C.

Quarry could become huge state attraction in...

- Nov 06, 2014

  For years people have called a 12-acre quarry in North Carolina, the “hidden gem of Winston-Salem.” Now there are hopes to unhide ...

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Luck Companies win state environmental award

Luck Companies win state environmental award

- Nov 06, 2014

Associates from Luck Companies recently accepted a Gold Medal in the 2014 Governor’s (Virginia) Environmental Excellence Awards from state government ...

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Martin Marietta’s acquisition of Texas Industries pays off in Q3

Martin Marietta’s acquisition of Texas...

- Nov 06, 2014

Martin Marietta Materials benefited greatly in the third quarter of 2014 thanks to its acquisition of Texas Industries. The company ...

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Whites Creek Quarry goes 10 years without injury

Whites Creek Quarry goes 10 years without...

- Nov 05, 2014

Whites Creek Quarry, a Rogers Group, Inc. operation, sits inside the city limits of Nashville, Tenn. Though the quarry has ...

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Supervisor killed from explosion at sand and gravel plant

Supervisor killed from explosion at sand and...

- Nov 05, 2014

  A production supervisor with 19 years of mining experience has been killed following a an explosion at Brewer Sand, a sand ...

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U.S. diesel prices continue to drop

U.S. diesel prices continue to drop

- Nov 05, 2014

The national average price for a gallon of on-highway diesel fell another 1.2 cents in the week ended Nov. 3 ...

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Touch-A-Truck event a huge hit with the kids

Touch-A-Truck event a huge hit with the kids

- Nov 04, 2014

  Kids of all ages, and even a few adults, had a blast at the Touch-A-Truck event at Westgate Entertainment District ...

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Construction spending down for second straight month

Construction spending down for second...

- Nov 04, 2014

U.S. construction spending dropped for the second straight month in September, this time by .4 percent. In August construction spending ...

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Kubota adds R530 and R630 wheel loader models

Kubota adds R530 and R630 wheel loader models

- Nov 04, 2014

Kubota has added two additional models to its compact wheel loader lineup, the 47.9-horsepower R530 and 61.2-horsepower R630, in a ...

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