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Vulcan net sales rise 9% in Q1 2014

May 07, 2014

Vulcan net sales rise 9% in Q1 2014

Vulcan Materials Company has announced that its net sales in the first quarter of 2014 were up 9 percent, or $44 million, while its gross profit increased 93 percent, or $16 million. The company’s gross profit margin was up 270 basis ...

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State and Province News May 2014

May 01, 2014

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 Kane Barker, an assistant professor of chemistry and chair of the Department of Natural Sciences at Shorter University, received ...

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Vulcan Materials adds Grayson Hall to board of directors, Ann McLaughlin Korologos retires from board

Mar 20, 2014

Vulcan Materials adds Grayson Hall to board of directors, Ann McLaughlin Korologos retires from board

Vulcan Materials Company has elected Grayson Hall to serve on its board of directors. Hall is chairman, president and CEO of Regions Financial Corporation. He serves on the boards of Regions Financial Corporation, Regions Bank and Zep Inc., is chairman of ...

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M&A Activity Off to a Fast Start

Mar 01, 2014

M&A Activity Off to a Fast Start

By George H. Reddin   After a, relatively speaking, quiet 2013, merger and acquisition activity is off to a feverish pace in 2014. Divestitures by Lafarge and Vulcan, and a merger between Martin Marietta and Texas Industries led the way. We have ...

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Vulcan begins Azusa Rock reclamation, says ‘Mayan steps’ removal is 20% completed

Feb 20, 2014

Vulcan begins Azusa Rock reclamation, says ‘Mayan steps’ removal is 20% completed

Since beginning operations at its Azusa Rock Quarry in September, Vulcan Materials has spent some time on reclamation of the site in California. The company has installed 30- to 50-foot high conventional benches and will convert them to 1- to 2-foot ...

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Vulcan sells Florida cement, concrete assets for $720 million

Jan 24, 2014

Vulcan sells Florida cement, concrete assets for $720 million

Vulcan Materials Company announced Thursday that it is selling its cement and concrete businesses in the Florida area to Cementos Argos for $720 million in cash proceeds. The assets, located in Florida and south Georgia, include Vulcan's Newberry, Florida cement plant, ...

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Guest Blog: Balance sheet management continues among operators

Oct 08, 2013

Guest Blog: Balance sheet management continues among operators

Corporate divestitures once again dominated the activity last month, with Lafarge North America and Vulcan Materials leading the way. Balance sheet management continues to be the emphasis to create liquidity and borrowing capacity to take advantage of when the market ...

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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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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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