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Summit Materials Aggregates Revenues Rise in Second Quarter

Summit Materials Inc. announced results for the second quarter 2018. For the three months ended June 30, the company reported basic earnings per share of $0.32 on net income attributable to Summit Inc. of $35.5 million, compared to basic earnings per share of $0.46 on net income attributable to Summit Inc. of $50.0 million in the prior-year period. 

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Eagle Soars to Record Revenue in Latest Quarter

Eagle Materials Inc. reported financial results for the first quarter of its fiscal 2019 ended June 30. Notable items for the quarter are:

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Vulcan's Aggregates Division Paces Strong Quarter

Vulcan Materials Co. announced results for the second quarter ended June 30. Second quarter net earnings were $160 million. Earnings from continuing operations of $160 million compared favorably to $112 million in the prior-year period.

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MSHA to Hold Stakeholder Meetings

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) will hold six public stakeholder meetings and a webinar on the Agency’s Request for Information (RFI) on Safety Improvement Technologies for Mobile Equipment at Surface Mines, and for Belt Conveyors at Surface and Underground Mines. The RFI was published in the Federal Register on June 26.

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LafargeHolcim Touts Second Quarter Market Conditions

LafargeHolcim reported a 6.2 percent increase in net sales during the second quarter of 2018, compared with the same period last year. Net sales in the first half of 2018 were also up 4.8 percent, on a like-for-like basis.

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