Vulcan Materials Acquires Shamrock Materials

Vulcan Materials acquired Petaluma, Calif.-based Shamrock Materials, a six-decade-old company and one of the largest suppliers of concrete and paving materials to San Francisco's North Bay area.

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Vulcan Materials Acquires Aggregates USA

Vulcan Materials Co. has reached a definitive agreement with SPO Partners to acquire its aggregates business, Aggregates USA LLC, for $900 million in cash. Aggregates USA operates 31 facilities serving high-growth markets in Georgia, Florida, Tennessee, South Carolina and Virginia.

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April Construction Starts Retreat 13 Percent

The value of new construction starts in April dropped 13 percent from the previous month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $647.8 billion, according to Dodge Data & Analytics. The decline followed three straight months of gains, which saw total construction activity rising 20 percent from the lackluster amount reported back in December. Highway and bridge construction in April fell 10 percent.

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Luck Stone Acquires Land for Distribution Facility

CBRE|Hampton Roads announced the sale of adjoining properties in Chesapeake, Va., to Luck Stone Corp. and Allan Myers Corp. The seller, Higgerson-Buchanan, recently closed its business at 5300 Bainbridge Blvd. after 60 years of operation.

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