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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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Vulcan’s Calera Quarry recognized by MSHA for outstanding safety

Aug 14, 2012

Birmingham, Ala.-based Vulcan Materials Co. announced that its Calera Quarry was recognized by the U.S. Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) for outstanding safety achievement. The quarry's employees have worked since February 2006 — over 1.2 million man-hours — without a lost time injury, ...

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Various Economic Opinions Fail to Inspire Confidence

Apr 01, 2012

Various Economic Opinions Fail to Inspire Confidence

The construction materials sector has been busy with national conventions for associations, headlined by presentations from economists discussing the outlook for homebuilding and the federal highway bill. These presentations, made by highly qualified speakers with impressive pedigrees, leave one more ...

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State and Province News May 2011

May 08, 2011

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 At press time, a judge seemed unlikely to accept Duarte’s legal efforts to prevent plans ...

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Data Mining December 2010

Dec 01, 2010

Data Mining December 2010

AggMan Index shows modest increases as investors focus on future activity While the index is off about 25 percent from the beginning of the year as compared to an increase of 11 percent in the overall S&P 500, the AggMan Index ...

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Market Overview

Jul 01, 2010

Market Overview

First quarter earnings report Is the worst behind us? By George H. Reddin George H. Reddin is a principal at FMI’s Investment Banking practice. He can be reached at 919-785-9286 or at greddin@fminet.com. The construction materials peer group fared poorly in the first quarter ...

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Data Mining June 2010

Jun 01, 2010

Data Mining June 2010

AggMan Index: Riding the Overall Market Wave The AggMan Index posted another solid month of gains as the overall economy continues to show positive signs of recovery, which will hopefully trickle into positive future activity for the construction material industry. For ...

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