Tag: 2018

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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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Great Lakes limestone trade up in 2018

January 18, 2019By

Shipments of limestone on the Great Lakes totaled 28.4 million tons in 2018, a 1.3 percent increase compared with 2017, reports the Lake Carriers’ Association.

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Cemex sales grow 8 percent in third quarter 2018

November 15, 2018By

Cemex’s third-quarter 2018 was highlighted by an 8 percent growth in sales, the highest growth in a single quarter for the company first-quarter 2014.

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How Granite Construction fared in third quarter 2018

November 13, 2018By

Granite Construction reported a third quarter 2018 net income of $55.7 million, an increase of 21.1 percent from the same period last year.

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