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Mmm Updates Earnings Expectations

Martin Marietta Materials now expects 2009 net earnings to be in a range of $2.70 to $3.30 per diluted share.

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Ceo Confidence Improves In Q2

The Conference Board Measure of CEO Confidence, which had increased in the first quarter, surged in the second quarter

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Pca Expects Global Economic Distress To Stabilize In 2010

World cement consumption is expected to decline 1.7% in 2009, a modest drop that is cushioned by a roughly 4% growth in utilization by China and India.

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Cemex Declares Strabag Withdrawal Notice Invalid

On July 1, Cemex received notice from Strabag SE that it was withdrawing from the share purchase agreement signed between the companies on June 30, 2008

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Great Lakes Limestone Slumps Badly In June

The Great Lakes limestone traded continued to slump in June. Loadings totaled 3 million net tons, a decrease of 32% compared to a year ago

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