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How one quarry brings focus to environment, community and safety

May 29, 2014

How one quarry brings focus to environment, community and safety

Environmental conservation, community relations and safety are all important aspects of a successful quarry operation, and San Antonio, Texas-based Beckmann Quarry puts a strong focus on all three. The quarry, a Martin Marietta Materials operation, implements a variety of unique approaches ...

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State and Province News May 2014

May 01, 2014

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 tdunphy@randallreilly.com     Alabama Kane Barker, an assistant professor of chemistry and chair of the Department of Natural Sciences at Shorter University, received ...

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A Merger of Equals

May 01, 2014

by Therese Dunphy, Editor-in-Chief tdunphy@randallreilly.com As we wait for Martin Marietta’s acquisition of Texas Industries to clear regulatory approval, another industry merger is set to change the face of the construction materials market — both domestically and globally. On April 7, the ...

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Differing Perspectives

May 01, 2014

Administrative law judges take different viewpoints on pre-shift examinations and MSHA inspections.   by Dana M. Svendsen   During Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) inspections, disputes between operators and inspectors can arise over whether an observed condition is a defect or whether a ...

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Martin Marietta Materials elects President and CEO Ward Nye as chairman of the Board

Apr 18, 2014

Martin Marietta Materials elects President and CEO Ward Nye as chairman of the Board

Ward Nye, president and CEO of Martin Marietta Materials, will take over as chairman of the company’s Board of Directors next month. Current chairman Stephen P. Zelnak, Jr. will retire from his role on May 22, 2014, following the company’s Annual ...

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Top Round Pick

Mar 01, 2014

Top Round Pick

With the acquisition of Texas Industries, Martin Marietta is poised to claim the top slot among U.S. aggregates producers.   by Therese Dunphy, Editor-in-Chief   If its $2.7 billion acquisition of Texas Industries goes through during the second quarter of this year as planned, ...

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M&A Activity Off to a Fast Start

Mar 01, 2014

M&A Activity Off to a Fast Start

By George H. Reddin   After a, relatively speaking, quiet 2013, merger and acquisition activity is off to a feverish pace in 2014. Divestitures by Lafarge and Vulcan, and a merger between Martin Marietta and Texas Industries led the way. We have ...

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Martin Marietta buys Texas Industries

Jan 28, 2014

Martin Marietta buys Texas Industries

In a Jan. 28 joint presentation, Ward Nye, president and CEO of Martin Marietta; Anne Lloyd, executive vice president and CFO of Martin Marietta; and Mel Brekhus, president and CEO of Texas Industries spelled out the terms of Martin Marietta’s ...

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Martin Marietta wins planning commission approval for increased granite production in Minnesota

Jan 22, 2014

Martin Marietta wins planning commission approval for increased granite production in Minnesota

Martin Marietta Materials is one step closer to doubling its granite production in Minnesota. During a meeting Tuesday night, the Waite Park Planning Commission in Waite Park, Minnesota, decided to recommend the City Council amend the conditional use permits for two ...

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Martin Marietta seeks permission to double granite production in Minnesota

Jan 21, 2014

Martin Marietta seeks permission to double granite production in Minnesota

Martin Marietta Materials is seeking permission to double its granite production at its quarries in Waite Park, Minnesota, St. Cloud Times reports. The company wants to amend the permits for its Rainbow Quarry and its North Quarry, allowing an increase in ...

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Martin Marietta obtains water withdrawal permit for North Carolina operation

Nov 19, 2013

Martin Marietta obtains water withdrawal permit for North Carolina operation

The North Carolina Department of Environmental and Natural Resources (NCDENR) announced Friday that its Division of Water Resources has issued a water withdrawal permit to Martin Marietta Materials. The permit will allow Martin Marietta to remove up to 12 million gallons ...

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State and Province News October 2013

Oct 01, 2013

by Therese Dunphy, Editor-in-Chief tdunphy@randallreilly.com   To keep up to date with this breakdown of news in the United States and Canada, visit www.AggMan.com for daily updates.   Connecticut Suchocki Sand and Gravel had some scary visitors in early September, when it hosted the inaugural Zombie ...

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