Tag: Polaris Materials

U.S. Concrete’s Pruitt named president

April 15, 2019By

Ronnie Pruitt, who previously served U.S. Concrete as COO, will continue to report to chairman and CEO Bill Sandbrook.

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Aggregate become greater driver of U.S. Concrete’s business

February 28, 2019By

Bill Sandbrook, chairman, president and CEO of U.S. Concrete, noted as much as the company released its full-year 2018 results.

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U.S. Concrete and its subsidiary, Polaris Materials obtained the permits necessary to increase the volume of aggregate imports at its terminal in Long Beach, California. Polaris can now deliver up to 2 million tons of aggregate each year, effectively doubling its throughput capacity. Photo courtesy of U.S. Concrete

Quarry Faces: December 2018

December 26, 2018By

Snapshots from around the aggregate industry.

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U.S. Concrete awarded permit to import more aggregate into California

September 6, 2018By

Polaris, a U.S. Concrete subsidiary, is now able to deliver up to 2 million tons of aggregate each year.

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U.S. Concrete reaches new highs in second-quarter 2018

August 10, 2018By

Aggregate products sales volume at U.S. Concrete increased 99.8 percent in the second quarter of 2018 compared with the second quarter of 2017.

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Reflecting on the CRH-Ash Grove deal and Summit’s late run

October 24, 2017By

Now that CRH has essentially secured its takeover of Ash Grove Cement from Summit Materials, let’s look back at the dynamics at play in the deal and how the CRH-Ash Grove pact compares to another recent acquisition.

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Polaris Materials reports increased sales volumes in third quarter 2017

October 19, 2017By

Polaris Materials’ sales volumes in the third quarter of 2017 were 973,000 tons, which is a 50 percent increase over the second quarter of 2017.

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U.S. Concrete – not Vulcan – to acquire Polaris

September 29, 2017By

Polaris Materials entered into an agreement with U.S. Concrete, which will now acquire the company as opposed to Vulcan Materials Co.

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