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No Small Job

What the newly passed Jobs Act means for small aggregates producers.

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Martin Marietta seeks new N.C. quarry

Martin Marietta Materials will have to wait to find out if it can go forward with plans to build a rock quarry in Maple Hill, N.C. During a lengthy meeting In November, the Onslow County Board of Adjustment postponed action on a special-use permit request by the company to build a 1,800-acre quarry off of N.C. 50. The board rescheduled the issue for a future meeting.

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Vulcan’s Azusa quarry plan heads for a vote

A special election is scheduled for Jan. 25 so that residents of Asuza, Calif., can vote on Vulcan Materials’ request to rezone its quarry operation there. The election will cost $60,000 to produce versus the minimal additional expense of adding it to the already scheduled municipal election in March.

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Summit Continues Acquisitions

This year’s most active U.S. construction materials deal maker, Summit has added ready mixed and aggregate properties in markets where it only recently staked claim, closing on Con-Agg in Columbia, Mo., and Altaview Concrete in Sandy, Utah

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Txi Elects Aggregate Industry Veteran

Texas Industries appointed Dorothy C. Weaver and John D. Baker II to fill two vacancies on its board of directors

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