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Vulcan’s profit up 62 percent in Q3

Nov 07, 2014

Vulcan’s profit up 62 percent in Q3

Vulcan Materials reported a third-quarter profit of 62 percent thanks to continued growth in aggregates shipments and stronger average selling prices. Vulcan now expects its 2014 aggregates shipments to come in near the top end of its previous guidance for an increase 7 ...

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Caterpillar profit up eight percent in 3Q, beats expectations

Oct 24, 2014

Caterpillar profit up eight percent in 3Q, beats expectations

Caterpillar has announced an increase in both profit and sales during the third quarter, beating analyst expectations despite more declines in demand for mining equipment. The company announced profit of $1.017 billion, or $1.63 per share, an increase of 8 percent ...

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Caterpillar profit up 4% in 2Q despite decline in sales; improves full-year forecast

Jul 25, 2014

Caterpillar profit up 4% in 2Q despite decline in sales; improves full-year forecast

Despite a dip in sales and continued soft demand for mining equipment, Caterpillar today announced a 4-percent increase in profit during the second quarter. The company today announced profits of $999 million, or $1.57 per share, for the second quarter ending ...

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Vulcan net sales rise 9% in Q1 2014

May 07, 2014

Vulcan net sales rise 9% in Q1 2014

Vulcan Materials Company has announced that its net sales in the first quarter of 2014 were up 9 percent, or $44 million, while its gross profit increased 93 percent, or $16 million. The company’s gross profit margin was up 270 basis ...

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Going Green

Jun 07, 2012

Going Green

Nearly two decades ago, John Elkington coined the phrase “the triple bottom line.” Its philosophy is that companies should scrutinize three sets of results when evaluating their business: profit, people, and planet. The triple bottom line is not a new theme ...

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October 2011

Oct 01, 2011

October 2011

A Shift in Focus

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