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Donald James to retire from current role with Vulcan

Jan 02, 2015

Donald James to retire from current role with Vulcan

Vulcan Materials has announced that Donald M. James, executive chairman of the Board of Directors, will retire as an employee of the company, effective Jan. 15, 2015 and will transition to Non-Executive Chairman. "On behalf of the Board, we are grateful for ...

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Vulcan acquires Pilarcitos Quarry

Dec 29, 2014

Vulcan acquires Pilarcitos Quarry

Vulcan Materials has announced the acquisition of Pilarcitos Quarry just east of Half Moon Bay, California. The purchase was revealed as part of a deal for four quarries between the Alabama-based Vulcan corporation and West Coast Aggregates, according to the Half Moon ...

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Vulcan gives corporate gift to United Way

Dec 24, 2014

Vulcan gives corporate gift to United Way

Vulcan Materials has presented United Way of Wilson County, Tennessee, a corporate gift of $375. Although it may not seem like a lot, the money will go to good use. It comes  in the middle of the newest local United Way campaign ...

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H. Allen Franklin retiring from Vulcan

Dec 18, 2014

H. Allen Franklin retiring from Vulcan

Vulcan Materials has announced that H. Allen Franklin is retiring from the Company's Board of Directors, effective December 31, 2014, due to health reasons. Franklin, who joined the Board in 2001, is the former Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Southern Company.  ...

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Vulcan honored with Conservation Education Award

Dec 04, 2014

Vulcan honored with Conservation Education Award

Vulcan Materials was recently honored with the Conservation Education Award at the Wildlife Habitat Council‘s (WHC) 26th annual symposium. The Conservation Education Award recognizes Vulcan for having a history of striving for excellence in conservation education and outreach. Nominees for the award ...

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Grade school students visit Vulcan’s Lisbon Quarry

Nov 12, 2014

Grade school students visit Vulcan’s Lisbon Quarry

Seneca Grade School's sixth grade class enjoyed a field trip to Vulcan Materials Lisbon Quarry recently. The kids visited as part of a mining unit they're studying. Plant Manager Don Theobald, along with other staff, enjoyed organizing several learning experiences for the students ...

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Vulcan’s profit up 62 percent in Q3

Nov 07, 2014

Vulcan’s profit up 62 percent in Q3

Vulcan Materials reported a third-quarter profit of 62 percent thanks to continued growth in aggregates shipments and stronger average selling prices. Vulcan now expects its 2014 aggregates shipments to come in near the top end of its previous guidance for an increase 7 ...

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Quarry could become huge state attraction in N.C.

Nov 06, 2014

Quarry could become huge state attraction in N.C.

  For years people have called a 12-acre quarry in North Carolina, the “hidden gem of Winston-Salem.” Now there are hopes to unhide the quarry and potentially turn it into one of the biggest attractions in the state. It all started when one day ...

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Vulcan makes several changes to its organizational structure

Oct 17, 2014

Vulcan makes several changes to its organizational structure

Vulcan Materials, the nation's largest producer of construction aggregates, has announced new division leadership and changes to its organizational structure. The new structure, effective January 1, 2015, places key leaders within the organization in seven operating divisions. The Company's divisions will be as follows: The ...

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Turkey comes early this year

Oct 01, 2014

The process of buying property and developing a greenfield site can be daunting. Testing must be conducted to ensure the presence of economically viable reserves. Environmental impact studies must be performed to ensure the well-being of people, flora, and fauna ...

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State and province news

Oct 01, 2014

Alabama Forbes magazine reports that Vulcan Materials moved up a spot in the S&P 500. Based on order by largest market capitalization, Vulcan bumped McCormick & Co., Inc. from the #421 spot. Forbes says that market capitalization provides for an apples-to-apples ...

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Vulcan continues to grow, completes six acquisitions

Oct 01, 2014

Vulcan continues to grow, completes six acquisitions

Vulcan Materials continues to expand the company's footprint across america with six acquisitions during the third quarter of 2014. Vulcan's most recent acquisitions include five aggregates facilities and associated downstream assets in Phoenix, Arizona and Albuquerque and Santa Fe, N.M., as ...

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