Tag: economy

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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

May 24, 2019By and

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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CRH Americas Materials experiences first-quarter 2019 progress

April 26, 2019By

Aggregate and asphalt volumes were ahead of 2018 due to milder weather in the certain regions, the company reports.

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Healthy aggregate activity to carry on in coming months

April 9, 2019By

S-C Market Analytics’ David Chereb offers his latest aggregate forecast.

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PCA expects cement consumption to slow in 2019

March 26, 2019By

The pace of cement consumption growth is expected to soften each year through 2021, the Portland Cement Association reports.

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