Tag: Ted Baker


Martin Marietta-Blue Water deal complete

April 10, 2024 By

Twenty Blue Water Industries aggregate operations in the Southeast transition to Martin Marietta.

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The production of crushed stone, sand and gravel in the fourth quarter showed signs of softening, according to FMI Capital Advisors. Photo: Diatrezor/iStock / Getty Images Plus/Getty Images

Martin Marietta makes another major deal

February 13, 2024 By

The company came to terms on a $2.05 billion transaction with Blue Water Industries that involves 20 aggregate operations across five states.

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Edward L. “Ted” Baker, at the far right, is pictured here in 1973 alongside his father, Thompson S. Baker, center, and William Mayer of the American Stock Exchange. Photo: P&Q Archives

Remembering Edward L. ‘Ted’ Baker

May 10, 2022 By

The longtime Florida Rock Industries leader, who was enshrined in the Pit & Quarry Hall of Fame this year, died last month at the age of 87.

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Watch: Baker accepts Hall of Fame honor on brother’s behalf

May 6, 2022 By

John Baker II delivered an acceptance speech on behalf of Florida Rock Industries’ Ted Baker at the 2022 Pit & Quarry Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony.

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Pictured from left following the ceremony are Chris Nawalaniec, George Sidney, EJ Burke, Kim Snyder, Paul Mellott, John Baker II, Ward Nye and Dave Thomey. Photo: PamElla Lee Photography

Photo gallery: Sights from the Pit & Quarry Hall of Fame

May 5, 2022 By

The 2022 Pit & Quarry Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony brought the industry together to celebrate four new inductees. Check out who was in attendance in Nashville.

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Photo: PamElla Lee Photography

Hall of Fame photo gallery: Celebrating Ted Baker

May 3, 2022 By

Family and friends of 2022 Hall of Fame inductee Ted Baker gathered in Nashville last month to celebrate his career accomplishments and accept the award on his behalf.

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John Baker II delivered remarks honoring his brother, 2022 P&Q Hall of Fame inductee Ted Baker, who was unable to attend the ceremony last month in Nashville, Tennessee. Photo: Pamella Lee Photography

Baker honors Hall of Fame brother during induction ceremony

April 25, 2022 By

Former Florida Rock executive John Baker II honored his brother, Pit & Quarry Hall of Fame inductee Ted Baker, during the 2022 induction ceremony last month.

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Ted Baker: 2022 Pit & Quarry Hall of Fame inductee

April 4, 2022 By

Ted Baker, the biggest driver behind Florida Rock Industries’ growth, joined the Pit & Quarry Hall of Fame during a ceremony in Nashville.

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Chris Nawalaniec, left, Dave Thomey, EJ Burke and John Baker pose with plaques representing the class of 2021 and 2022. Photo: P&Q Staff

Photo gallery: Pit & Quarry Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

April 4, 2022 By

More than 130 people were in attendance March 28 at the Omni Hotel in Nashville, Tennessee, for the PIt & Quarry Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony.

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