Tags: Martin Marietta Materials

Gaining Ground on Prices

Sep 01, 2013

by Therese Dunphy, Editor-in-Chief tdunphy@randallreilly.com   Second quarter results announced by two of the industry’s biggest companies — Vulcan Materials Co. and Martin Marietta Materials — offer an interesting look into the current state of the industry. Net sales were up for both. ...

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Construction forecast holds promise, highways remain flat

Sep 01, 2013

Construction forecast holds promise, highways remain flat

By George H. Reddin Earnings reports from the construction aggregate sector show that there is improvement in the economic and construction industry fundamentals that drive demand for crushed stone, sand, and gravel. Data on housing starts and private non-residential construction continues ...

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Martin Marietta Q2 net sales rise 4 percent, net earnings up 12 percent

Aug 07, 2013

Martin Marietta Q2 net sales rise 4 percent, net earnings up 12 percent

Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. announced last week that the company’s net sales rose 4 percent in the second quarter of the year, which ended on June 30, while its net earnings were up 12 percent in the same three-month period. Ward ...

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Data Mining July 2013

Jul 20, 2013

Data Mining July 2013

Housing Increases More than Offset by Falling Federal Spending

Jun 01, 2013

Housing Increases More than Offset by Falling Federal Spending

By George H. Reddin   Merger and acquisition activity remains slow, but steady, as the outlook for many construction markets remains flat and disappointing. Spending on U.S. construction projects fell in March, as the biggest drop in government projects in more than ...

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Martin Marietta Materials donates 1,000 tons of granite for fish habitat

May 06, 2013

Martin Marietta Materials donates 1,000 tons of granite for fish habitat

Martin Marietta Materials in Castle Hayne, North Carolina, has donated 1,000 tons of crushed granite to be dropped in the Cape Fear River for a fish habitat that will provide a place for fish to spawn and lay eggs, the ...

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Residential is up, but highways are status quo (at best)

May 01, 2013

Residential is up, but highways are status quo (at best)

By George H. Reddin     The first quarter of 2013 closed with slow, but steady, deal activity — the same pattern we’ve seen in recent years. The demand from buyers is as healthy as we have seen in years, and there remains ...

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Cemex results were a bright spot as units shipped decreased in 2012

Apr 01, 2013

Cemex results were a bright spot as units shipped decreased in 2012

By George H. Reddin The fourth quarter of 2012 brought mixed results from the construction materials sector, with companies like Granite and Vulcan reporting slight decreases in aggregates shipped and revenues earned. While there were some bright spots around the country, ...

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State and Province News April 2013

Apr 01, 2013

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     Alabama An Alabama attorney is unhappy that the Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) approved Vulcan Materials Co.’s ...

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Martin Marietta Materials obtains local permit for Maple Hill rock quarry

Mar 28, 2013

Martin Marietta Materials obtains local permit for Maple Hill rock quarry

The Onslow County Board of Adjustment awarded Martin Marietta Materials a special use permit for a rock quarry in Maple Hill on Tuesday, Jacksonville Daily News reported. The zoning permission allows the company to build a 1,800-acre limestone mine on N.C. ...

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NSSGA elects Ward Nye as Chairman of the Board

Mar 27, 2013

NSSGA elects Ward Nye as Chairman of the Board

The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association elected C. Howard (Ward) Nye,  president and CEO of Martin Marietta Materials in Raleigh, North Carolina, as the 2013-2014 Chairman of the Board of the NSSGA during the association’s Board of Directors’ meeting ...

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Zelnak named winner of Barry K. Wendt Memorial Commitment Award

Mar 13, 2013

Zelnak named winner of Barry K. Wendt Memorial Commitment Award

The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) named Stephen P. Zelnak, Jr.,  as the recipient of the 16th annual Barry K. Wendt Memorial Commitment Award for his dedication to the construction aggregates industry, his family and his community. Zelnak is chairman ...

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