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2014-10-22 16:29:51

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) will release third quarter financial results on Tuesday, November 4, 2014 before the market opens and will host an investor conference call at 10:00 a.m. CT (11:00 a.m. ET). Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090710/CL44887LOGO The Company invites investors and other interested parties to listen to the webcast of the conference call at www.vulcanmaterials.com. To participate by phone, call...

2014-10-10 12:25:34

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE: VMC) at a meeting held today declared a quarterly dividend of six cents per share on its common stock payable December 10, 2014, to shareholders of record November 26, 2014. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090710/CL44887LOGO Vulcan Materials Company, a member of the S&P 500 index, is the nation's foremost producer of construction aggregates and a major producer of...

2014-07-14 08:28:21

New Leadership Team Focused on Strategic Growth That Will Further Strengthen the Nation's Premier Aggregates Business BIRMINGHAM, Ala., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE: VMC), the nation's largest producer of construction aggregates, today announced that the Company's Board of Directors has named J. Thomas Hill (55) President and Chief Executive Officer and elected him to the Board of Directors. Hill, the Company's former Executive Vice President and...

2014-07-11 12:25:35

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE: VMC) at a meeting held today declared a quarterly dividend of six cents per share on its common stock payable September 10, 2014, to shareholders of record August 27, 2014. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090710/CL44887LOGO Don James, Vulcan's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, stated "This new quarterly dividend represents the second increase this year and...

2014-05-09 16:25:52

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE: VMC) at a meeting held today declared a quarterly dividend of five cents per share on its common stock payable June 10, 2014, to shareholders of record May 27, 2014. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090710/CL44887LOGO) Vulcan Materials Company, a member of the S&P 500 index, is the nation's foremost producer of construction aggregates and a major producer of other...

2014-03-10 20:22:14

Grayson Hall Elected, Ann McLaughlin Korologos Announces Retirement BIRMINGHAM, Ala., March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE: VMC) announced today that Grayson Hall, 56, has been elected a director of the Company. Mr. Hall is chairman, president and chief executive officer of Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE: RF), one of the nation's largest full-service providers of consumer and commercial banking, wealth management, mortgage and insurance products and...

2014-03-07 16:23:33

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC), the nation's largest producer of construction aggregates, today announced that it has completed the previously announced sale of the Company's cement and concrete businesses in the Florida area to Cementos Argos for gross cash proceeds of $720 million. Under a separate supply agreement, Vulcan will continue to provide aggregates to the divested concrete facilities, at market prices, for a period of...

2014-02-14 12:27:13

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE: VMC) at a meeting held today declared a quarterly dividend of five cents per share on its common stock payable March 10, 2014, to shareholders of record February 24, 2014. The new quarterly dividend represents a four cent per share increase over quarterly dividends paid in 2013. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090710/CL44887LOGO) According to Vulcan's Chairman and...

2014-01-23 08:32:10

Transaction Further Sharpens Core Aggregates Focus, Increases Profitability and Cash Flows BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE: VMC), the nation's largest producer of construction aggregates, announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell the Company's cement and concrete businesses in the Florida area to Cementos Argos for gross cash proceeds of $720 million. Vulcan is retaining all of its aggregates operations in...


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