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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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Take Five: Looking Forward

Aug 01, 2013

As one of the industry’s great PR gurus retires, he talks about what works and highlights the industry’s next big challenge.   By John English   Q.) How has the industry changed over your career?   A.) From my perspective, it has changed tremendously. It might ...

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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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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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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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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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Martin Marietta and Vulcan talking?

Dec 03, 2012

According to a report in the Dec. 3 edition of the Wall Street Journal, Martin Marietta Materials Inc. is making another attempt to buy Vulcan Materials Co. Citing sources close to the decision,  the WSJ reports that this offer -- unlike ...

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Vulcan christens a new tug boat

Oct 08, 2012

Vulcan Materials Co. christened a new tug boat for use at its Grand Rivers facility. Named M/V Hazel Demery, the tug is named for a former employee and prominent local citizen who was the guest of honor at the christening ...

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