Tags: Vulcan Materials

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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Supreme Court rules in favor of Vulcan mining project in Virginia

Jun 10, 2013

Supreme Court rules in favor of Vulcan mining project in Virginia

The Supreme Court of Virginia last week ruled in favor of Caroline County’s Board of Supervisors in a lawsuit involving a planned mining project from Vulcan Materials, according to Fredricksburg.com. Justice LeRoy F. Millette Jr. on June 6 affirmed a 2012 ...

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The Big Leagues

Jun 01, 2013

The Big Leagues

  As the largest aggregate producer in the United States, Vulcan Materials uses an assortment of community outreach tools to impact thousands.   By Therese Dunphy, Editor-in-Chief     With more than 300 aggregates sites, Vulcan Materials, the nation’s largest aggregates producer, has a broad footprint ...

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Vulcan to mine west side of Azusa rock

May 27, 2013

Vulcan to mine west side of Azusa rock

Vulcan Materials will begin mining the west side of Azusa Rock in the foothills of the San Gabriel Valley, which is expected to generate millions of dollars for the city of Azusa, California, the Los Angeles Times reported. The project--approved in ...

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Vulcan-blocking bill dies in Alabama legislature

May 22, 2013

Vulcan-blocking bill dies in Alabama legislature

Alabama lawmakers this week rejected a Madison County, Alabama, bill intended to stop quarry expansions near Gurley, according to AL.com. The bill was not passed before the Alabama legislature’s session ended Tuesday. The legislation would have halted Vulcan Materials blasting on Gurley ...

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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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Duarte to stop challenging Vulcan Materials expansion project near Azusa

Apr 23, 2013

Duarte to stop challenging Vulcan Materials expansion project near Azusa

Duarte city officials have said they will not continue challenging an environmental review of Vulcan Materials’ mining expansion project in near Azusa, the Pasadena Star-News reported. Duarte has spent nearly $600,000 in fighting the expansion project. Duarte’s opposition to the project has ...

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Falkville students visit Vulcan Materials

Apr 19, 2013

Falkville students visit Vulcan Materials

Third grade students from Falkville Elementary students visited Vulcan Materials on a field trip this week, where they had the opportunity to see the plant in action, WHNT 19 News reported. At the site, students watched plant at work as machines ...

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