Tag: Martin Marietta

With five of the nation’s 13 most populous cities residing in Texas, demand for construction materials in the Lone Star State is, not surprisingly, very high. Photo: Art Wager/iStock / Getty Images Plus/Getty Images

How Texas backs its infrastructure like no other

January 14, 2020By

With several of the nation’s largest cities within its borders and a population growing by more than 1,000 a day, the Lone Star State requires a Texas-sized budget to keep up with expanding infrastructure needs.

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Looking back on the aggregate industry in 2019

December 5, 2019By

A reflection on the year’s highs and lows produces a snapshot of how aggregate producers are performing as the next decade approaches.

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Divestitures are sometimes required to complete a deal involving crushed stone, sand and gravel operations. Photo: iStock.com/peuceta

The latest merger & acquisition influencers

November 25, 2019By and

While the economic fundamentals are favorable, FMI’s George Reddin and Scott Duncan explain why buyers of construction materials firms remain rather selective.

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Martin Marietta, Summit Materials, Cemex, more share third-quarter 2019 results

November 18, 2019By

Martin Marietta, Summit Materials, Cemex, MDU Resources, Granite Construction and USLM released their third-quarter results.

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NSSGA awards operations for community relations success

November 15, 2019By

National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association’s (NSSGA) Community Relations Excellence award recognizes achievements in enhancing the public’s perception of the aggregate industry.

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NSSGA tabs Environmental Excellence award winners

November 14, 2019By

NSSGA’s Environmental Excellence award recognizes operations that actively demonstrate a commitment to the exemplary use of environmental controls.

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Vulcan Materials' Don Kraupa, left, with Sauls Seismic's Jeff Taylor. Photo by Kevin Yanik

Blasting tech takes center stage at demo day

November 11, 2019By

Technology Demonstration Day, co-sponsored by Sauls Seismic and Nomis Seismographs, brought about 50 producers and blasters together for education and a tour of an underground Vulcan Materials facility.

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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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