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Jul 09, 2014

How to perfect your plant entrance

Operations Illustrated: July 2014

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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Vulcan Materials adds Grayson Hall to board of directors, Ann McLaughlin Korologos retires from board

Mar 20, 2014

Vulcan Materials adds Grayson Hall to board of directors, Ann McLaughlin Korologos retires from board

Vulcan Materials Company has elected Grayson Hall to serve on its board of directors. Hall is chairman, president and CEO of Regions Financial Corporation. He serves on the boards of Regions Financial Corporation, Regions Bank and Zep Inc., is chairman of ...

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Vulcan sells Florida cement, concrete assets for $720 million

Jan 24, 2014

Vulcan sells Florida cement, concrete assets for $720 million

Vulcan Materials Company announced Thursday that it is selling its cement and concrete businesses in the Florida area to Cementos Argos for $720 million in cash proceeds. The assets, located in Florida and south Georgia, include Vulcan's Newberry, Florida cement plant, ...

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Fire near Vulcan quarry draws about 150 Los Angeles firefighters

Sep 02, 2013

Fire near Vulcan quarry draws about 150 Los Angeles firefighters

A 40-acre fire at Fish Canyon in Los Angeles, California, drew about 150 firefighters on Tuesday, according to a report from the San Gabriel Valley Tribune. The fire occurred just east of a Vulcan Materials rock quarry. It started around 2:53 ...

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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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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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Vulcan-blocking bills stall in Alabama legislature

May 08, 2013

Vulcan-blocking bills stall in Alabama legislature

Two bills aimed at blocking rock quarries from opening near Gurley, Alabama, have stalled in the legislature, according to WAAY-TV. One of those bills--House bill 230--would stop Vulcan Materials from opening a quarry on Highway 72 near Madison County Elementary and ...

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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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Vulcan Materials Q1 results released

May 05, 2011

Vulcan Materials Co., the nation's largest producer of construction aggregates, announced results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2011. A quick recap: First Quarter Summary and Comparisons with the Prior Year Freight-adjusted aggregates pricing approximated the prior year level. Aggregates shipments declined about ...

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Data Mining April 2011

Apr 01, 2011

Data Mining April 2011

Aggregate shipments show modest increases By George H. Reddin Merger and acquisition activity in the first quarter continues at a slow pace. The themes of balance sheet management, investment in emerging markets, and challenges in meeting the gap between buyer and seller ...

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Vulcan’s Browning gets NSSGA top safety, health award

Jan 25, 2011

Terry Browning, safety and health manager for Vulcan Materials Company’s Midwest region in Naperville, Ill., has been named the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association's (NSSGA) 2010 James M. Christie Safety & Health Professional by a panel of NSSGA members ...

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