Vulcan Seeks to Expand Georgia Quarry

Vulcan Materials Co.’s quarry in Flowery Branch, Ga., is seeking to grow by nearly 30 acres. The company wants to add property off Friendship and Hog Mountain roads, which surround the quarry at 4195 Friendship Road, along with Blackjack Road. Two parcels being leased to residents will remain occupied, while remaining parcels are vacant, according to city documents, said The…

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McCloskey Unveils Impact Crusher

McCloskey International unveiled the I4C, the latest entry into McCloskey’s impact crusher line. In a class of its own, it brings the power and productivity of an 1,125-mm (44.3-in.) impactor to a compact footprint for maximum maneuverability. Taking the original impact crusher design and transforming it into a heavy-duty compact product that is even more flexible and productive, the new…

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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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