Tag: aggregate shipments

Determining your transportation options is very much an ongoing effort. Photo courtesy of Lehigh Hanson.

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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Great Lakes limestone trade surges in June 2018

July 10, 2018By

Loadings topped 4 million tons for the first time in three years.

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Great Lakes limestone trade up in May 2018

June 19, 2018By

Shipments of limestone totaled 3.75 million tons last month, an increase of 3.9 percent compared to a year ago.

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Great Lakes limestone trade down to start year

May 14, 2018By

Loadings at U.S. ports totaled 1.1 million tons while shipments from Canadian quarries totaled 177,000 tons in April 2018.

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