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Tag: 2021

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Goodyear acquiring Cooper Tire in $2.5B deal

February 22, 2021By

Cooper Tire is one of the largest tire manufacturers in North America by revenue, with about 10,000 employees working in 15 countries around the world.

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With five of the nation’s 13 most populous cities residing in Texas, demand for construction materials in the Lone Star State is, not surprisingly, very high. Photo: Art Wager/iStock / Getty Images Plus/Getty Images

Texas, Ohio receive 2021 infrastructure report cards

February 17, 2021By

Texas and Ohio received C and C- infrastructure grades, respectively, according to the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).

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Report: Cemex expands in Texas by acquisition

February 16, 2021By

Cemex reportedly acquired Beck Readymix Concrete Co., which offers ready-mixed concrete, landfill and dumpster rental services to San Antonio and surrounding areas.

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Vulcan Materials agg sales down, profit up to end 2020

February 16, 2021By

Vulcan Materials’ aggregate segment sales were down slightly in the fourth quarter and for all of 2020, but the nation’s top producer still found ways to expand its profit.

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FMI's George Reddin visits with Pit & Quarry. Photo: P&Q Staff

Sponsored: What to expect in construction materials M&A this year

February 12, 2021By and

FMI’s George Reddin discusses the opportunities ahead in mergers and acquisitions (M&A), explaining why momentum is picking up for M&A activity.

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PCA offers regional cement consumption forecasts

February 12, 2021By

The Portland Cement Association (PCA) produced projections for the Northeast, Southeast, West and Central regions.

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A stationary plant can support longer conveyor systems due to the site’s permanent structure. Photo: P&Q staff

Martin Marietta growth continues in fourth quarter 2020

February 9, 2021By

The company’s building materials business achieved record fourth-quarter revenues and gross profit.

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Says PPI’s Jeff Poe: “You can have a conveyor track perfectly in the center for years, and then all of a sudden it will want to track to the left or the right.” Photo: P&Q Staff

Positive momentum established for the year ahead

February 5, 2021By and

After a year of uncertainty, FMI Capital Advisors’ George Reddin and Scott Duncan write that a few key drivers should propel the construction materials industry forward in 2021.

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