Tags: Vulcan Materials Co.

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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Information Library

Jan 01, 2013

Information Library

Educational materials for aggregates professionals   by Kerry Clines, Senior Editor kclines@randallreilly.com     Operator training   A complete and scalable solution for development of mining equipment operators blends eLearning, instructor-led training, medium- and high-fidelity simulators, and customized content and curriculum. The new tools and technologies include the ...

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Steady, but modest, growth is the trend

Nov 01, 2012

Steady, but modest, growth is the trend

By George H. Reddin   Slow progress in the return of the residential market, modest enthusiasm for the passage of MAP-21, and the continued steady, albeit modest, pace of acquisitions are starting to give some optimism that the worst is behind us ...

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Will we get two more years for emissions compliance?

Sep 01, 2012

Will we get two more years for emissions compliance?

For daily news updates and web-exclusive news items, visit the “AggBeat Online” section of our website at www.aggman.com   The EPA proposes to delay air-quality rules on portland cement for two years, which just might give the industry more time to recover ...

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State & Province News

Sep 01, 2012

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     California Stanislaus County officials are considering Calaveras Material Inc.’s plan to mine 436 acres over the next 50 years. ...

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Data Mining September 2012

Sep 01, 2012

Data Mining September 2012

Home and highway markets show signs of improvement   While we remain in a period of significant uncertainty, we are beginning to get little signs that the worst is behind us and that there is guarded optimism moving forward. Housing appears to have ...

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Vulcan’s Calera Quarry recognized by MSHA for outstanding safety

Aug 14, 2012

Birmingham, Ala.-based Vulcan Materials Co. announced that its Calera Quarry was recognized by the U.S. Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) for outstanding safety achievement. The quarry's employees have worked since February 2006 — over 1.2 million man-hours — without a lost time injury, ...

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State and Province News

Jul 01, 2012

To keep up to date with this breakdown of news in the United States and Canada, visit www.AggMan.com for daily updates.     Alabama According to the Wall Street Journal’s Market Watch, Vulcan Materials Co. announced that, based on preliminary results from its annual ...

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