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Vulcan attempting $1 billion more from Martin Marietta takeover bid?

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Dec 14, 2011

Vulcan Materials Co. may be betting it can squeeze $1 billion more out of a takeover bid that's already the most expensive for a U.S. building material company, according to a Dec. 14 Bloomberg report. Martin Marietta Materials Inc.'s ...

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Bloomberg report: Construction spending rises for second straight month

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jun 02, 2011

Construction spending in the U.S. rose in April for a second straight month as home-improvement expenditures increased along with construction of schools and power plants, Bloomberg reports. The news agency says that the 0.4-percent gain followed a revised 0.1 percent ...

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Cat, Vulcan would reap most benefits from infrastructure proposal

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Sep 08, 2010

Caterpillar Inc. and Vulcan Materials Co. are among the companies that may benefit the most from President Barack Obama's $50 billion infrastructure proposal to rebuild U.S. roads, railways and runways, according to a Bloomberg report. (For a detailed analysis of ...

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Construction spending down to $846.2 billion, lowest in 7 years

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Apr 05, 2010

Construction spending in the U.S. fell in February to the lowest level in more than seven years, according to an April 1 Bloomberg report. The report noted that the 1.3 percent decrease to $846.2 billion, the lowest since November 2002, followed a revised 1.4 ...

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