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Breaking down US construction markets

November 12, 2020By

Construction markets have been inconsistent during the pandemic, with certain segments thriving while others struggle. Ken Simonson of the Associated General Contractors of America explains the divide.

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Road to Recovery: The view from Virginia

September 16, 2020By

The vice president of Luck Stone’s Northern Region reflects on activity within the state, offering several reasons for optimism about the road ahead.

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Backlogs keep Martin Marietta moving in second quarter 2020

July 28, 2020By

The company, however, recognizes that challenges are likely ahead due to budget shortfalls and uncertainty related to federal economic stimulus.

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Acquisition expands U.S. Concrete’s East Coast presence

February 25, 2020By

U.S. Concrete completed a deal with Coram Materials Corp. for $142 million, enhancing the company’s presence in New York.

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Martin Marietta offers an early view of 2020

October 31, 2019By

Martin Marietta expects the current construction cycle will continue for the foreseeable future and expand at a steady pace in 2020 for each of its three primary construction end-use markets.

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Waiting on the frac sand floodgates to open

September 20, 2019By

One industry veteran provides his view on the evolving frac sand market and offers a look at what’s coming down the pike.

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Construction starts rise in majority of top US markets in first half of 2019

August 26, 2019By

Six of the top 10 United States metropolitan markets for commercial and multifamily construction starts saw greater activity in the first half of 2019 compared to the same time period a year ago, according to Dodge Data & Analytics.

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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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