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Martin Marietta Roars to Record Revenues, Profitability, Earnings

Martin Marietta Materials Inc. reported record results for the fourth quarter and full year ended Dec. 31, 2017. Fourth quarter consolidated total revenues were $970.5 million, versus $948.8 million in 2016. Full-year 2017 consolidated total revenues were $3,965.6 billion, versus $3,818.7 billion in 2016.

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Martin Marietta’s Nye Looks Ahead With Confidence

On the heels of Martin Marietta Materials’ record revenues, profitability, earnings reported for the fourth quarter of 2017, Ward Nye, chairman, president and CEO is looking forward to 2018 with confidence.

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Cemex Sales Increased 3 Percent in 2017

Cemex, S.A.B. de C.V. announced that, on a like-to-like basis for the ongoing operations and adjusting for currency fluctuations, consolidated net sales increased by 4 percent during the fourth quarter of 2017 to $3.4 billion, and increased 3 percent for the full-year 2017 to $13.7 billion versus the comparable periods in 2016.

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MSHA Chief Outlines Priorities to Congress

Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) Administrator David Zatezalo outlined priorities for the agency during a hearing of the House Subcommittee on Workforce Protections on Feb. 6. “Safety remains a major priority for this committee,” said Chairman Bradley Byrne (R-Ala.) “We ask so much of these hardworking Americans, and vital policies are in place to provide them with the safest environment possible.”

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