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MDU Construction Materials Business Grows

MDU Resources Group Inc. reported 2014 consolidated GAAP earnings of $297.5 million, or $1.55 per share, compared to $278.2 million, or $1.47 per share, in 2013. Consolidated GAAP earnings in the fourth quarter were $84.1 million, or 43 cents per share, compared to earnings of $91.3 million, or 48 cents per share, in 2013.

 

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Housing Markets Continue to Make Modest Gains

Markets in 63 of the approximately 350 metro areas nationwide returned to or exceeded their last normal levels of economic and housing activity in the fourth quarter of 2014, according to the National Association of Home Builders/First American Leading Markets Index (LMI). This represents a year-over-year net gain of 11 markets.

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'Gold Rush' Star to Keynote Young Leaders Luncheon

GoldRush-150Dave Turin of Discovery Channel’s “Gold Rush” television series will be the keynote speaker at the Young Leaders Luncheon at NSSGA’s 2015 AGG1 Academy and Expo, March 17, 12:30 p.m., in Baltimore. Turin will discuss the importance of attracting and retaining talented young leaders for the aggregates and mining industries.

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