Tags: Vulcan Materials Co.

The Nation’s Top 25 Construction Aggregates Producers

Apr 01, 2013

The Nation’s Top 25 Construction Aggregates Producers

2011 marked the first increase in production since 2006, with slight price increases as well.   U.S. production of construction aggregates in 2011 was 2.17 billion short tons, valued at $17.2 billion, free on board (f.o.b.) at plant. Construction aggregates production decreased ...

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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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Move over Rover, Vulcan overtakes Petsmart

Mar 26, 2013

Move over Rover, Vulcan overtakes Petsmart

According to Forbes magazine, Vulcan Materials moved up a spot in the S&P 500, when ranked by market capitalization. It edged out Petsmart for the 413th largest company on the ranking. The business journal notes that market capitalization allows for a ...

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GUEST BLOG: Cemex results were a bright spot at the close of 2012

Mar 11, 2013

GUEST BLOG: Cemex results were a bright spot at the close of 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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Vulcan elects Lee Styslinger III as a company director

Mar 11, 2013

Vulcan Materials Co. has elected Lee Styslinger III, 52, as a director of the company. Styslinger is chairman and CEO of Altec Inc., a holding company for businesses that design, manufacture, and market equipment for the electric and telecommunications industries with ...

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Vulcan Materials receives hearing-loss prevention award

Mar 05, 2013

Vulcan Materials receives hearing-loss prevention award

Vulcan Materials Co. announced that it is a 2013 recipient of the Safe-in-Sound Excellence in Hearing Loss Prevention Award. The award is presented annually by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), in partnership with the National Hearing Conservation Association ...

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Public Companies Dip Their Toes Back into the Market

Mar 01, 2013

Public Companies Dip Their Toes Back into the Market

By George H. Reddin The merger and acquisition news this past month came from the publicly traded companies as we continue to see balance-sheet management, a focus on core strategic business and markets, and the slow return to the buy-side. Debt ...

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NIMBYs gone wild

Feb 22, 2013

NIMBYs gone wild

An Alabama attorney is unhappy that the Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) approved Vulcan Materials Co.'s permit request for an operation in Madison County, and he's doing his level best to incite citizens to hold their feet to the ...

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Azusa wins legal battle over mine

Feb 21, 2013

Azusa wins legal battle over mine

The protracted fight between the cities of Duarte and Azusa, Calif., may be nearing an end as the second appellate district court affirmed the Los Angeles Superior Court's decision against the city of Duarte, the San Gabriel Valley Tribune reports. Duarte ...

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Guest Blog: Public Companies Dip Their Toes Back into the Market

Feb 08, 2013

Guest Blog: Public Companies Dip Their Toes Back into the Market

  The merger and acquisition news this past month came from the publicly traded companies as we continue to see balance-sheet management, a focus on core strategic business and markets, and the slow return to the buy-side. Debt has handcuffed the ...

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Vulcan sells assets, invests in others

Jan 22, 2013

Vulcan Materials Co. announced that it has sold assets of just under $150 million dollars.The transactions include the following: The sale of reclaimed land in California; A quarry in Virginia; and A percentage of future production at four South Carolina quarries. The South Carolina ...

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Mergers & acquisitions are slow throughout 2012, but supply and demand dynamics bode well for 2013

Jan 01, 2013

Mergers & acquisitions are slow throughout 2012, but supply and demand dynamics bode well for 2013

M&A activity ended 2012 the same way it started — slow. The constant theme throughout the year was uncertainty, which, as I have preached for the past few years, is the kiss of death for transactions. The year brought some ...

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