Tag: economics

Polaris Materials reports second quarter results

July 17, 2017By

Polaris Materials reported second-quarter sales volumes of 650,000 tons, an increase of 16 percent over the first quarter.

Dodge Momentum Index moves higher in June

July 11, 2017By

The Dodge Momentum Index from Dodge Data & Analytics took another step forward in June, increasing 1.1 percent to 141.1 (2000=100) from its revised May reading of 139.6.

House crafts $85B infrastructure spending bill

May 22, 2017By

House Democrats drafted the LIFT America Act, an $85 billion infrastructure bill focused on funding for projects related to energy, the environment, health care and technology.

CRH optimistic following first-quarter 2017

May 11, 2017By

Oldcastle’s parent company reports a satisfactory start to 2017 with global first-quarter sales up 4 percent.

LafargeHolcim aggregate sales up in first-quarter 2017

May 11, 2017By

According to the company, aggregate sales were up 0.2 percent to 51.7 million tons globally.

HeidelbergCement details its first-quarter 2017, full-year outlook

May 10, 2017By

The company noted sales of 61 million metric tons of aggregate. Sales are up 8 percent over the first quarter of 2016.

Vulcan Materials announces first-quarter 2017 results

May 10, 2017By

Vulcan says its first-quarter results reflect solid price growth in aggregate and a continuing recovery in construction materials demand.

First-quarter aggregate revenue, pricing up at U.S. Concrete

May 4, 2017By

The company’s aggregate product revenue increased 17.7 percent in the first quarter, and the average sales price of aggregate products jumped, too.