Tags: Vulcan Materials Co.

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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Vulcan Q2 net sales rise 7 percent

Aug 09, 2013

Vulcan Q2 net sales rise 7 percent

Vulcan Materials Company announced last week that the company’s net sales rose 7 percent ($47 million) in the second quarter of the year, which ended on June 30. Don James , Chairman and CEO of Vulcan, said the “solid growth in ...

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Building Good Will

Jun 01, 2013

Building Good Will

by Therese Dunphy, Editor-in-Chief, tdunphy@randallreilly.com   As economic and production challenges were top of mind for producers during recent years, many spent less time than normal focused on community relations. While nearly 70 percent of producers tell us community relations is not a ...

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Vulcan shareholders reject board changes at annual meeting

May 15, 2013

Vulcan shareholders reject board changes at annual meeting

Vulcan Materials shareholders on Friday rejected three proposed board changes at the company’s annual investors meeting in Birmingham, Alabama, according to the Birmingham Business Journal. The shareholders voted against declassifying Vulcan’s board, eliminating super majority voting and requiring an independent director ...

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State and Province News May 2013

May 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 tdunphy@randallreilly.com     Alabama The town of Gurley will be in court once again on its long-time lawsuit with M&N Materials, ...

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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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