Tag: economics

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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Polaris gets another offer following Vulcan agreement

September 24, 2017By

Polaris Materials received a purchase offer from a second construction materials company, this after it came to an agreement with Vulcan Materials last month. Find out what’s next in the process for the companies.

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Trump nixes infrastructure advisory council

August 18, 2017By

President Donald Trump put a halt to his still-developing Advisory Council on Infrastructure.

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P&Q Aggregate Industry Index at 376

August 10, 2017By

The P&Q Aggregate Industry Index is designed to reflect the economic health of the U.S. aggregate industry.

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Aggregate producers fail to meet Wall Street expectations

August 2, 2017By

The two largest producers of aggregate in the U.S. both missed Wall Street expectations with their second-quarter numbers, and weather played a factor.

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Logo: Summit Materials

Summit Materials net revenue up in second quarter of 2017

August 2, 2017By

Summit Materials attributes its second quarter improvement in net revenue to acquisitions, organic sales volumes and organic average selling prices.

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Logo: Vulcan

Vulcan Materials shipments down in second quarter 2017

August 2, 2017By

The company’s second-quarter results reflect record unit profitability in its aggregate segment despite wet weather and difficult operating conditions.

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Granite Construction shares second-quarter 2017 results

August 1, 2017By

Construction materials revenue increased in the second quarter of 2017 at Granite Construction, according to its latest quarterly performance report.

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