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Vulcan's Aggregates Division Paces Strong Quarter

Vulcan Materials Co. announced results for the second quarter ended June 30. Second quarter net earnings were $160 million. Earnings from continuing operations of $160 million compared favorably to $112 million in the prior-year period.

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LafargeHolcim Touts Second Quarter Market Conditions

LafargeHolcim reported a 6.2 percent increase in net sales during the second quarter of 2018, compared with the same period last year. Net sales in the first half of 2018 were also up 4.8 percent, on a like-for-like basis.

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ARTBA Economist Looks Ahead; Sees Market Growth

Alison Premo Black, senior vice president and chief economist at the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) presented a webinar on what the construction industry has seen in the first half of 2018 and what to expect as the year rolls on.

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Cemex U.S. Business up 9 Percent in Q2

Cemex, S.A.B. de C.V. reported that, on a like-to-like basis for the ongoing operations and adjusting for currency fluctuations, consolidated net sales increased by 7 percent during the second quarter of 2018 to $3.8 billion versus the comparable period in 2017. 

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Martin Marietta Climbs to Record Q2 Revenues; Profits

Martin Marietta Materials is reporting record revenues, profits and diluted earnings per share for its second quarter. The company's gross revenues climbed to $1.20 billion, up from $1.06 billion in the second quarter of 2017. The company's gross profit hit $316 million, versus $274 million in the second quarter of 2017.

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