Tag: aggregate shipments

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Good third-quarter 2019 growth for Vulcan in aggregate shipments, pricing

November 7, 2019By

A healthy demand environment, led by transportation-related construction, was the principal driver of volume growth and price improvement at the nation’s largest aggregate producer.

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Martin Marietta sets quarterly performance records in third quarter 2019

October 31, 2019By

Martin Marietta established records for revenues and profits in the third quarter of 2019, and it exhibited widespread shipment and pricing strength across the majority of its building materials business.

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Cargo movements on the Great Lakes rise in July 2019

September 13, 2019By

U.S.-flag Great Lakes freighters moved 11.4 million tons of cargo in July, an increase of 16.4 percent from 2018, the Lake Carriers’ Association reports.

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Evaluating rail locations and their effect on your bottom line

June 21, 2019By

When rail transportation costs get out of hand, it’s time to explore viable alternatives that can boost profit margins.

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Vulcan Materials, Martin Marietta, more unveil first-quarter 2019 reports

May 6, 2019By

Vulcan Materials, Martin Marietta Materials and other aggregate producers revealed their first-quarter 2019 results. Check out how each company fared.

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Vulcan reports healthy third-quarter 2018 aggregate activity

November 12, 2018By

Aggregate earnings and pricing increased in the third quarter at Vulcan Materials, the company reports.

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Great Lakes limestone trade up in July 2018

August 9, 2018By

Shipments totaled 3.98 million tons for the month, a 3.1 percent increase compared to one year ago.

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Vulcan, Summit, MDU reveal second-quarter 2018 results

August 6, 2018By

Vulcan Materials, Summit Materials and MDU Resources shared their second-quarter 2018 results. Check out an overview of the reports.

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