Tag: Vulcan Materials

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Former CalMat exec Gerstell dies

March 4, 2019By

Fred Gerstell, the former chairman and chief executive at CalMat who later served Vulcan Materials as a vice chairman and a director, died last month.

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Vulcan: Aggregate pricing improving amid higher input costs

February 28, 2019By

Higher energy costs couldn’t stop the nation’s largest aggregate producer from finishing 2018 strong.

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2019: The ‘show me’ year

February 22, 2019By and

Despite adverse weather and interest rate hikes in the second half of 2018, several early 2019 signs point to a positive year ahead, write FMI Corp.’s George Reddin and Scott Duncan.

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Report: Recycled construction aggregate market on the rise

January 28, 2019By

The recycled construction aggregate market sold over 3.7 million tons of product in 2018, as estimated by a recent report from Fact.MR.

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Vulcan reports healthy third-quarter 2018 aggregate activity

November 12, 2018By

Aggregate earnings and pricing increased in the third quarter at Vulcan Materials, the company reports.

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Making sense of the aggregate market

September 12, 2018By and

While the market trembles, FMI’s George Reddin and Scott Duncan write that the fundamentals remain very positive for the construction materials sector.

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According to EJ Burke, the most noticeable difference in blasting today versus 50 years ago is there are better products and technology available. Photo by Kevin Yanik

P&Q Profile: Dyno Nobel’s EJ Burke

September 10, 2018By

P&Q caught up with Dyno Nobel’s EJ Burke to capture his perspective on the aggregate industry’s evolution and how blasting has changed over the years.

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Cemex, Specialty Granules earn environmental awards

September 1, 2018By

Along with LafargeHolcim, these companies earned two Gold Awards in the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association’s 2018 Environmental Excellence Awards program.

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