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2014-08-18 08:30:37

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC), the nation's largest producer of construction aggregates, today announced that it has acquired aggregates operations that enhance its ability to serve customers in the greater Dallas market. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090710/CL44887LOGO The Company has completed the acquisition of one quarry in southern Oklahoma with rail distribution capabilities into Texas and two distribution...

2014-08-08 12:26:29

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE: VMC) today announced the launch of its product calculator app for Android phone, tablet and other Android devices. The Vulcan Materials Product Calculator is a tool that allows users to estimate the construction materials needed for building and paving projects. The app is free and can be downloaded from the Google Play Store. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090710/CL44887LOGO The product...

2014-08-05 08:37:35

Aggregates Volume Increases 10 Percent; Full Year Volume Forecast Raised BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC), the nation's largest producer of construction aggregates, today announced results for the second quarter ending June 30, 2014. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090710/CL44887LOGO Second Quarter Summary (compared with prior year's second quarter) -- Net sales increased $60 million, or 9 percent -- Gross profit...

2014-07-24 16:29:00

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE: VMC) will release second quarter financial results on Tuesday, August 5, 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 live webcast of the conference call at www.vulcanmaterials.com. To participate by phone,...

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...

2014-05-06 08:38:56

Continued Margin Expansion Driven by Aggregates Demand Recovery BIRMINGHAM, Ala., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE: VMC), the nation's largest producer of construction aggregates, today announced results for the first quarter ending March 31, 2014. First Quarter Summary (compared with prior year's first quarter) -- Net sales increased $44 million, or 9 percent -- Gross profit increased $16 million, or 93 percent. Gross profit margin increased 270...

2014-04-28 16:33:01

LONDON, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: World Construction Aggregates Markethttp://www.reportbuyer.com/industry_manufacturing/construction/construction_materials/world_construction_aggregates_market.html World demand to rise more than 5% yearly through 2017Through 2017, worldwide sales of construction aggregates are forecast to expand more than five percent per year to 53 billion metric tons. Following recent severe declines...

2014-04-23 16:32:43

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) will release first quarter financial results on Tuesday, May 6, 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 live webcast of the conference call at www.vulcanmaterials.com. To participate by phone,...


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