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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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Gamecocks get the win over Vulcan in battle for land

Sep 24, 2014

Gamecocks get the win over Vulcan in battle for land

When the University of South Carolina found itself in a bidding war with Vulcan Materials for 300 acres of land near Williams-Brice Stadium, the school knew it was in for a fight. Vulcan wanted the land because it was less ...

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Congressman praises Vulcan Materials

Sep 05, 2014

Congressman praises Vulcan Materials

Eighth U.S. District Congressman Richard Hudson visited Vulcan Materials in Concord, N.C., as part of a district tour and left overly impressed by the granite mine and rock crushing operation. "What they do enables us to continue to grow and create ...

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Vulcan purchases operations from Martin Marietta

Aug 19, 2014

Vulcan purchases operations from Martin Marietta

Vulcan Materials has acquired one quarry in southern Oklahoma with rail distribution capabilities into Texas, and two distribution yards in the Dallas area from Martin Marietta Materials. The acquisition increases Vulcan's footprint in the Texas market. "Texas is a strategic market for us," ...

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