Archive for February 2019

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Martin Marietta: Business fundamentals, demand remains strong

February 28, 2019By

The company expects continued strength in the private sector, as well as increased public-sector activity, to drive shipment, pricing and profitability growth in the months ahead.

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Vulcan: Aggregate pricing improving amid higher input costs

February 28, 2019By

Higher energy costs couldn’t stop the nation’s largest aggregate producer from finishing 2018 strong.

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Granite Construction poised for strong start to 2019

February 28, 2019By

A federal infrastructure bill and a cooperative Mother Nature should spur growth in 2019 for Granite Construction, the company’s president and CEO says.

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Aggregate become greater driver of U.S. Concrete’s business

February 28, 2019By

Bill Sandbrook, chairman, president and CEO of U.S. Concrete, noted as much as the company released its full-year 2018 results.

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CRH chief: 2018 brought ‘record profit delivery’

February 28, 2019By

The company reports it continued to grow profitably in 2018 despite weather disruption and an inflationary cost environment.

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New LafargeHolcim CEO arrives from Martin Marietta

February 28, 2019By

Jay Moreau, CEO of LafargeHolcim’s U.S. aggregate and construction materials operations, most recently served Martin Marietta as senior vice president of operations services.

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Eriez names strategic sales director

February 27, 2019By

Eriez promoted John Klinge to the newly-created position of director, strategic sales – aftermarket.

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Carmeuse acquires Kentucky-based Yager Materials

February 27, 2019By

Carmeuse Lime & Stone acquired Yager Materials, a Kentucky-based regional aggregate, asphalt and ready-mixed concrete producer.

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