FIRST LOOK – AUGUST 2020

TOP NEWS Pioneer Adds Four Quarries Pioneer Landscape Centers, which has been serving residential and commercial customers in the western United States since 1968, added four new quarries to its operations. Summit Climbs to Record Quarter Summit Materials Inc. announced record results for the second quarter 2020. For the three months ended June 27, the company reported net income attributable to Summit…

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FIRST LOOK – JULY 2020

TOP NEWS House Committee Approves INVEST in America Act After more than 24 hours of debate that included the consideration of 177 amendments, the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure approved the Investing in a New Vision for the Environment and Surface Transportation in America (INVEST in America) Act. Oldcastle Division Develops WHO-compliant Hand Sanitizer Techniseal, a division of Oldcastle…

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FIRST LOOK – JUNE 2020

TOP NEWS Summit Materials’ Aggregates Volumes Increase Summit Materials Inc. reported that net revenue increased by 11.9% to $342.4 million in the first quarter 2020, versus $306.0 million in the prior-year period. The improvement in net revenue was primarily attributable to organic volume and price growth in ready-mix concrete and aggregates. Martin Marietta Reports Strong First Quarter Martin Marietta Materials…

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FIRST LOOK – MAY 2020

TOP NEWS Teichert Buys Eagle Materials Assets Eagle Materials Inc. announced that the company has sold its Western Aggregates and Mathews Readymix operations for $93.5 million to Teichert, a California-based construction company.  Lehigh Hanson Initiates Layoffs Lehigh Cement Co. LLC announced that most of its cement-making work at its Glens Falls, N.Y., plant and Moreau, N.Y., quarry would cease due…

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FIRST LOOK – MARCH 2020

TOP NEWS Martin Marietta Reports Most Profitable Year in Its History Martin Marietta Materials Inc. reported fourth quarter 2019 revenues of $1,100,430, up from $1,020,218 in the fourth quarter of 2018. Full-year 2019 revenues were $4,739,098, up from $4,244,265 in 2018. Sandbrook to Retire U.S. Concrete Inc. announced that William J. Sandbrook has notified the company’s board of directors of…

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FIRST LOOK – FEBRUARY 2020

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TOP NEWS US Aggregates Closes Plant US Aggregates closed its Perkinsville, Ind., plant, as the remaining product reserves on the property are not of sufficient quantity and are too challenging for the company to continue to produce. Luck Companies Honored for Employee Engagement Luck Companies, the nation’s largest family owned and operated producer of crushed stone and aggregates, has been…

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