Tags: Vulcan Materials

Vulcan sells Atlanta interest to Plum Creek Timber

Sep 27, 2013

Vulcan sells Atlanta interest to Plum Creek Timber

Vulcan Materials announced Wednesday that Plum Creek Timber Company is purchasing an interest in the future production at four of Vulcan’s quarries in Atlanta, Georgia. Vulcan will receive $154 million in exchange for a percentage royalty interest in 255 million tons ...

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Duarte to monitor air quality at Vulcan’s Azusa site

Sep 23, 2013

Duarte to monitor air quality at Vulcan’s Azusa site

Following a court ruling allowing Vulcan Materials to begin mining at Azusa Rock Quarry, the city of Duarte has hired a company to install a device to measure air quality near the quarry, according to a report from ABC-7 in ...

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Vulcan begins mine development at Azusa Rock Quarry

Sep 19, 2013

Vulcan begins mine development at Azusa Rock Quarry

Vulcan Materials on Tuesday announced the start of mine development at its Azusa Rock Quarry near Los Angeles, California. After years of legal battles with the city of Duarte, the company was given permission in May to begin mining. The site, located ...

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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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Construction forecast holds promise, highways remain flat

Sep 01, 2013

Construction forecast holds promise, highways remain flat

By George H. Reddin Earnings reports from the construction aggregate sector show that there is improvement in the economic and construction industry fundamentals that drive demand for crushed stone, sand, and gravel. Data on housing starts and private non-residential construction continues ...

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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 proposes nearly 279-acre expansion of Adairsville quarry

Aug 06, 2013

Vulcan proposes nearly 279-acre expansion of Adairsville quarry

Vulcan Materials has proposed an expansion of its rock quarry in Adairsville, Georgia, that would extend the quarry by nearly 279 acres, according to a report from the Rome News-Tribune. Bartow County has filed a Development Regional Impact document, which David ...

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Data Mining July 2013

Jul 20, 2013

Data Mining July 2013

Guest Blog: Housing increases more than offset by falling federal spending

Jul 10, 2013

Guest Blog: Housing increases more than offset by falling federal spending

Recent deal activity continued with the same themes we have seen in the last few years — corporate divestitures for balance sheet management and small strategic bolt-on deals by the sector’s major producers. Vulcan Materials and Lafarge S.A. continue to ...

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Vulcan property to be annexed, zoned in Grayslake, Illinois

Jul 09, 2013

Vulcan property to be annexed, zoned in Grayslake, Illinois

Grayslake village trustees last week agreed to annex and zone a nearby unincorporated Vulcan Materials property, an effort which is aimed help eliminate asphalt odors residents have complained about, according to the Lake County News-Sun. The Vulcan property is not yet ...

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Vulcan sells last four Wisconsin quarries

Jul 02, 2013

Vulcan sells last four Wisconsin quarries

Vulcan Materials last month sold its last four quarries in Wisconsin, the Birmingham Business Journal reported. The company sold its quarries in Franklin, Dousman and Racine to Payne & Dolan on June 14, and it sold its quarry in Sussex to ...

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State and Province News July 2013

Jul 01, 2013

by Therese Dunphy, Editor-in-Chief tdunphy@randallreilly.com   To keep up to date with this breakdown of news in the United States and Canada, visit www.AggMan.com for daily updates.     Alaska The Baranof Island Housing Authority (BIHA) is seeking permission to expand its Sitka quarry from 18.8 acres to ...

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