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Publicly traded companies report positive trends

Apr 01, 2014

Publicly traded companies report positive trends

  After a significant wave of activity last month, there is little to report this month. At the same time, the news from the sector is positive, with a strong showing by many of the publicly traded companies for the fourth ...

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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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Data Mining

Feb 01, 2014

Data Mining

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 could acquire Texas Industries

Jan 27, 2014

Martin Marietta could acquire Texas Industries

Martin Marietta Materials may soon acquire construction supplies company Texas Industries. Martin Marietta is in late-stage talks to acquire the company, according to a report Friday from the New York Times. This is not the first time Martin Marietta and Texas Industries ...

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Data Mining

Dec 01, 2013

Data Mining

Balance sheet management continues among operators

Nov 01, 2013

Balance sheet management continues among operators

  Corporate divestitures once again dominated the activity last month, with Lafarge North America, Inc. and Vulcan Materials Co. leading the way. Balance sheet management continues to be the emphasis to create liquidity and borrowing capacity to take advantage of when ...

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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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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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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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