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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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Vulcan Materials’ Bartow County quarries generate $5 million in capital investment

Apr 09, 2013

Vulcan Materials’ Bartow County quarries generate $5 million in capital investment

Vulcan Materials generates $5 million in capital investments from its Bartow County operations alone, the Daily Tribune News reports. That’s because Vulcan Materials’ two Bartow County quarries sit on the majority of the county’s crushed stone resources, where the company extracts ...

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Cemex results were a bright spot as units shipped decreased in 2012

Apr 01, 2013

Cemex results were a bright spot as units shipped decreased in 2012

By George H. Reddin The fourth quarter of 2012 brought mixed results from the construction materials sector, with companies like Granite and Vulcan reporting slight decreases in aggregates shipped and revenues earned. While there were some bright spots around the country, ...

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Alabama residents review status of Gurley Mountain quarry complex

Mar 25, 2013

Alabama residents review status of Gurley Mountain quarry complex

Hampton Cove, McMullen Cove and Gurley residents held a town hall public meeting Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at Madison County Elementary School to review the status of the Gurley Mountain quarry complex, AL.com reported. Vulcan Materials began mining limestone rock on ...

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Grassroots advocates recognized at awards ceremony

Mar 18, 2013

Three individuals were recognized for their advocacy efforts at the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association’s (NSSGA) Honors Award Ceremony. “Growing Forward,” a grassroots recognition program, recognizes association member participation on issues such as transportation reauthorization and other legislative initiatives ...

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State and Province News February 2013

Feb 01, 2013

To keep up to date with this breakdown of news in the United States and Canada, visit www.AggMan.com for daily updates.   by Therese Dunphy, Editor-in-Chief tdunphy@randallreilly.com     Alabama Two state legislators gave their support to the Gurley Town Council, saying they would do all they ...

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State and Province News January 2013

Jan 01, 2013

By Therese Dunphy tdunphy@randallreilly.com   Alabama Decatur police arrested a man who was making false 911 calls in order to burglarize a business. According to Decatur WAFF, Christopher Stricklin made two false calls, including one reporting a shooting at Vulcan Materials in Trinity, before ...

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Vulcan launches materials calculator app

Dec 04, 2012

Vulcan Materials Co. launched a free app for the iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad that calculates the amount of asphalt, ready mix, or aggregate needed for construction jobs, al.com reports. Available at the Apple App Store, the app allows customers to enter ...

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State & Province News

Sep 01, 2012

To keep up to date with this breakdown of news in the United States and Canada, visit www.AggMan.com for daily updates.   By Therese Dunphy, Editor-in-Chief     California Stanislaus County officials are considering Calaveras Material Inc.’s plan to mine 436 acres over the next 50 years. ...

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Oldcastle, Vantacore pursue acquisitions

Aug 01, 2012

The aggregate, asphalt, and concrete sectors received good news in June with the passing of a new two-year federal transportation bill. Spending and investment have been on hold for the last few years due to the absence of certainty for ...

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