Content about Vulcan Materials Co.

July 14, 2014

The board of directors at Vulcan Materials Company has named Thomas Hill as its new president and CEO. He has also been elected as the company's newest board member.

In his new role, Hill will take the place of Donald James, who will remain on board as executive chairman. Hill was most recently serving as EVP and COO.

December 16, 2013

Vulcan Materials Company has made a few changes to its management structure, all of which are effective Jan. 1, as part of an ongong succession process.

September 26, 2013

Vulcan Materials Company has sold an interest in the future production of its four quarries in Atlantia, Ga., to Plum Creek Timber Company, Inc.

The transaction involves a percentage royalty interest in 255 million tons of aggregate production over 25 years. 

September 18, 2013

Vulcan Materials Company, a producer of construction aggregates, asphalt mix, concrete and cement, has commenced mine development at a major new source of reserves in California.

The Azusa Rock Quarry, located east of Los Angeles in the San Gabriel Valley, contains over 100 million tons of quality granite aggregate, enough to help Vulcan supply California infrastructure projects for "decades to come," according to the company.

January 22, 2013

Plum Creek Timber Co. has acquired an interest in about 144 million tons of production at four quarries from Vulcan Materials Co. for $75 million.

Plum Creek Timber Co. has acquired an interest in about 144 million tons of production at four quarries from Vulcan Materials Co. for $75 million. The quarries are located near the Greenville and Spartanburg, S.C., markets.

Beginning in January 2013, Plum Creek expects to receive royalty payments from the production and sale of the crushed stone from the quarries for approximately 25 years.

December 13, 2011

After a failed attempt at a merger, Martin Marietta Materials has launched a hostile $4.8 billion offer for its rival Vulcan Materials Co., according to the Wall Street Journal. The deal combines the two largest suppliers of construction aggregates -- one of the chief ingredients of concrete -- in the nation.