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Tag: Ward Nye

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Martin Marietta to sell cement plant to CalPortland

August 9, 2022By

Martin Marietta is selling its cement plant in Tehachapi, California, for $350 million.

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A stationary plant can support longer conveyor systems due to the site’s permanent structure. Photo: P&Q staff

Martin Marietta sets several second-quarter records

July 28, 2022By

Ward Nye, chairman and CEO of the nation’s second-largest aggregate producer, reflected on the company’s performance in April, May and June.

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Martin Marietta presents look into its 2022 start

May 3, 2022By

Although inflation outpaced top-line improvement in the first quarter, Martin Marietta expects price increases to mitigate rising costs moving forward.

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Hall of Fame photo gallery: A tribute to EJ Burke

May 2, 2022By

Family and friends joined EJ Burke in Nashville, Tennessee, to celebrate his induction into the Pit & Quarry Hall of Fame.

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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, 2022By

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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Martin Marietta selling two concrete operations

March 25, 2022By

Martin Marietta is selling two of its ready-mixed concrete operations to Smyrna Ready Mix Concrete, with the sale expected to be finalized this month.

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EJ Burke made a name for himself in the aggregate and blasting industry during his time with both DuPont and Dyno Nobel. Photo: Dyno Nobel

P&Q Hall of Fame Profile: Edward J. ‘EJ’ Burke III

March 25, 2022By

A watershed event more than a half-century ago put the explosives icon on a path that ultimately impacted the greater good of the industry.

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Martin Marietta to sell certain operations to CalPortland

March 1, 2022By

Martin Marietta entered into a definitive agreement to sell certain West Coast cement and ready-mixed concrete operations to CalPortland for $250 million.

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Martin Marietta reaches new heights in fourth quarter 2021

February 10, 2022By

Ward Nye, chairman and CEO of Martin Marietta, had glowing things to say about the company’s performance of late – and he anticipates more growth is ahead.

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