Tag: Bluegrass Materials

Throughout his career, Dave Thomey has held positions at the local, state and national level. Photo: NSSGA

P&Q Hall of Fame Profile: David R. Thomey

March 28, 2022By

The Maryland producer changed the perception of the ‘the local quarry’ and elevated the industry’s stature with its neighbors.

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Edward L. “Ted” Baker, at the far right, is pictured here in 1973 alongside his father, Thompson S. Baker, center, and William Mayer of the American Stock Exchange. Photo: P&Q Archives

P&Q Hall of Fame Profile: Edward L. ‘Ted’ Baker

February 22, 2022By

The longtime Florida Rock leader built one of the industry’s top companies behind a vigorous plan involving acquisitions and modernization.

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Logo: Martin Marietta

Martin Marietta’s purchase of Hanson’s Western assets complete

October 5, 2021By

Ward Nye, chairman, president and CEO of Martin Marietta, weighed in on what the acquisition means for his company.

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Making sense of the aggregate market

September 12, 2018By , and

While the market trembles, FMI’s George Reddin and Scott Duncan write that the fundamentals remain very positive for the construction materials sector.

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Martin Marietta sells two quarries, acquires CRH business

June 25, 2018By

Martin Marietta completed the divestitures required in connection with its Bluegrass Materials acquisition and acquired a business in Nebraska.

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Martin Marietta optimistic as it looks toward summer 2018

May 17, 2018By

The company expects continued growth in both public and private construction activity this year.

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Martin Marietta-Bluegrass officially a done deal

April 30, 2018By

The acquisition of Bluegrass adds the largest privately held, pure-play aggregate company in the United States to Martin Marietta.

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Logo: CRH / Ash Grove

Analysis: What CRH’s purchase of Ash Grove means

September 25, 2017By

George Reddin, managing director at FMI Capital Advisors, offers some perspective on CRH’s $3.5 billion acquisition of Ash Grove Cement, as well as what’s ahead in the M&A market beyond this deal.

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Photo courtesy of Deister Machine Co.

Mid-year construction materials review

September 25, 2017By , and

If the first-half of 2017 for the construction materials industry can be summed up in a word, it’s “uncertainty.”

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