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Lattimore Materials marks safety milestone

Sep 04, 2012

Aggregate Industries US (AIUS), a Holcim Group Co., announced that Lattimore Materials Corp. (LMC), an Aggregate Industries US company, surpassed the 2 million hour mark without a lost-time injury. LMC is a leading provider of ready mix concrete and aggregate ...

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Data Mining September 2012

Sep 01, 2012

Data Mining September 2012

Home and highway markets show signs of improvement   While we remain in a period of significant uncertainty, we are beginning to get little signs that the worst is behind us and that there is guarded optimism moving forward. Housing appears to have ...

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Holcim focuses on leadership development

Aug 30, 2012

A number of leadership changes are taking place at Holcim (US). The company announced that its president and CEO, Bernard Terver, will join the Holcim Ltd Executive Committee. Holcim Ltd is the international parent company of Holcim (US). As part of ...

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Economic indicators point toward higher valuations and lower costs.

Jul 01, 2012

Economic indicators point toward higher valuations and lower costs.

                     

Optimism is Slowly Building

Jun 06, 2012

Optimism is Slowly Building

  Optimism in the construction materials sector is beginning to increase, albeit at a slow pace. While it is not necessarily showing up in reported earnings, there appears to be a sentiment that things are improving. Both Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. ...

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Holcim’s Q1 2012 report: Growing demand for construction materials

May 09, 2012

In Holcim's first-quarter 2012 earnings report, the company says that, due to good economic conditions in Asia and Latin America and growing demand for construction materials in North America and Africa Middle East, consolidated cement deliveries increased. Higher shipments ...

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Data Mining November 2011

Nov 13, 2011

Data Mining November 2011

Company financials reflect disappointing market conditions The number of merger and acquisition transactions in North America was up 13 percent for the three quarters ending Sept. 30, 2011, while the total value of these transactions was up 28 percent from the ...

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State and Province News May 2011

May 08, 2011

To keep up to date with this breakdown of news in the United States and Canada, visit www.AggMan.com for daily updates. By Therese Dunphy, Editor in Chief California At press time, a judge seemed unlikely to accept Duarte’s legal efforts to prevent plans ...

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Data Mining May 2011

May 07, 2011

Data Mining May 2011

Little financial news to cheer about By George H. Reddin The construction materials sector has not had much to cheer about over the last few years. Congress did pass a short-term extension to the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A ...

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Global construction output will grow 70 percent by 2020

Sep 15, 2010

Global construction output will grow 70 percent from its current level of $7.5 trillion to $12.7 trillion by 2020, according to a new report by Global Construction Perspectives and Oxford Economics. Global Construction 2020 is published by Global Construction Perspectives and Oxford ...

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Market Overview

Jul 01, 2010

Market Overview

First quarter earnings report Is the worst behind us? By George H. Reddin George H. Reddin is a principal at FMI’s Investment Banking practice. He can be reached at 919-785-9286 or at greddin@fminet.com. The construction materials peer group fared poorly in the first quarter ...

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Data Mining June 2010

Jun 01, 2010

Data Mining June 2010

AggMan Index: Riding the Overall Market Wave The AggMan Index posted another solid month of gains as the overall economy continues to show positive signs of recovery, which will hopefully trickle into positive future activity for the construction material industry. For ...

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