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Report: New pace to nonresidential construction as economy cools

September 17, 2019By

According to Marcum LLP, nonresidential construction outlays have failed to expand over the past year in real terms despite a surge in spending by state and local governments.

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Limestone trade holding strong on the Great Lakes

September 11, 2019By

Shipments were up nearly 8 percent in July, and the limestone trade significantly bettered the month’s five-year average.

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Expect economic growth – not recession – in coming years

August 19, 2019By

S-C Market Analytics’ David Chereb provides his latest aggregate forecast and a look at what the economy has to offer in the coming years.

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Limestone trade on the Great Lakes up sharply

June 20, 2019By

Shipments of limestone on the Great Lakes totaled 4.3 million tons in May, an increase of 13.6 percent compared to a year ago. 

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Momentum building for 2019 M&A construction materials market

A strong first quarter and an improving outlook will likely reinvigorate the construction materials merger and acquisition market.

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Weather dampens Eagle Materials’ latest fiscal year

May 20, 2019By

Unusually wet weather throughout fiscal 2019 drove the decline in heavy materials revenue and operating earnings, the company says.

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Martin Marietta notches first-quarter records in revenue, EBITDA

May 6, 2019By

Improved shipments, pricing and cost management drove Martin Marietta’s first-quarter performance to new levels.

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Vulcan pleased with first-quarter 2019 optimistic looking ahead

May 6, 2019By

Earnings were up in the first quarter at Vulcan Materials, whose CEO is optimistic about the months ahead.

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