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Vulcan Reports Profits, Shipments Up; Costs Down

Vulcan Materials Co. announced results for the fourth quarter ending Dec. 31, 2015. The company's fourth-quarter results demonstrate ongoing strong revenue growth and margin expansion as the gradual recovery in construction activity continues across most of its markets, the company said.

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NSSGA to Hold 'Tele-Town Hall' Meeting

The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA) will host a nationwide Tele-Town Hall Meeting on Feb. 11 at 1 p.m. EST, and everyone in the aggregates industry is welcome to participate. This call is the perfect time to bring questions, ideas and comments to NSSGA and help shape the association’s future legislative and regulatory priorities, the association said.

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Construction Spending Rises in December; Full-Year 2015

The U.S. Census Bureau of the Department of Commerce announced that construction spending during December 2015 was estimated at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $1,116.6 billion, 0.1 percent (±1.2 percent) above the revised November estimate of $1,116.0 billion. The December figure is 8.2 percent (±1.8 percent) above the December 2014 estimate of $1,031.6 billion.

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Advance Registrations Surge for AGG1

NOTD AGG1 150The World of Asphalt Show & Conference and AGG1 Academy & Expo 2016 are on track to be standouts with advance registration for the exhibitions and education programs tracking far ahead of past shows, and a record show size for both AGG1 and World of Asphalt.

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