VIDEO of the Week: The Vulcan Way

Kerry Clines

February 9, 2018

Vulcan Materials Co.'s Kennesaw, Georgia Quarry
Vulcan’s Kennesaw Quarry in Georgia.

On Dec. 31, 1956, Vulcan Materials Co., previously known as Birmingham Slag, incorporated after purchasing the Vulcan Detinning Co. in New Jersey, and began trading on the New York Stock Exchange on Jan. 2, 1957, at a price of $12.69 per share. The company used capital from the public investment to expand under President Eisenhower’s Federal Highway Program.

The Alabama News Center video below highlights Vulcan’s culture, The Vulcan Way.


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