Construction School Could Build Opportunity

May 14, 2021 – Well, it seems like a good idea on the surface. Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson announced plans to build an inner city construction school that includes a working concrete and asphalt plant. The project would be built around East 79th Street along the “Opportunity Corridor” that connects Interstates 490 and 77 to University Circle. The school would include a…

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CRH Calls 2020 Results ‘Robust Performance In a Challenging Environment’

CRH reported yearly sales of $27.6 billion in 2020 versus $28.1 billion in 2019. The company called its 2020 results a “robust performance in a challenging environment.” Economic activity in North America was impacted by the global pandemic, partly offset by government stimulus efforts. Like-for-like sales in its Americas Materials segment declined by 3% compared to 2019, mainly impacted by…

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Vulcan Reports Strong Aggregates Unit Profitability

Vulcan Materials Co. announced results for the quarter ended Dec. 31, 2020, and the full year. Total revenues in the fourth quarter were $1,175.1 billion, down from $1,186.2 billion in the fourth quarter of 2019. Total revenues for the full year were $4,856.8 billion down from $4,929.1 billion in 2019.

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Granite Facility Recognized as a California Green Business

Granite announced that its Santa Clara Asphalt facility in Santa Clara, Calif., has been recognized as a California Green Business by the California Green Business Network in acknowledgement of its efforts to conserve resources and prevent pollution to help make Santa Clara County a more sustainable community. Granite is the only asphalt plant with this designation in California.

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