Cement News tagged under: Vulcan Materials

RSS feed

Cement industry and the COVID-19 crisis

20 March 2020, Published under Cement News

This week has seen growing action and concern from the construction and cement sectors on how best to fight off the coronavirus (COVID-19), which was declared a pandemic on 11 March, to keep businesses running and employees safe. Many countries have already announced emergency financial packages and stimulus measures to support businesses and protect livelihoods, as countries impose social distancing measures and quarantine measures to slow the virus. The latest reports reveal that buildi...

Vulcan reaches agreement to acquire Polaris Materials

05 September 2017, Published under Cement News

Vulcan Materials announced that it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Polaris Materials, an aggregates and logistics company, which serves key California markets from strategically situated operations in British Columbia.  The Polaris business includes an aggregates processing plant and deepwater port on Vancouver Island along with associated long term aggregate reserves and five distribution yard outlets in the San Francisco Bay Area and in Long Beach, California. "We are very...

Vulcan raises US$700m in public offering of senior unsecured notes

19 June 2017, Published under Cement News

Vulcan Materials Company has raised US$700m in a public offering of senior unsecured 4.50 per cent notes due 2047. The notes bear an interest rate of 4.5 per cent per annum, payable semi-annually on 15 June  and 15 December of each year, beginning from 15 December 2017. The notes will mature on 15 June 2047. The notes were issued at a price of 99.624 per cent plus accrued interest, if any, from June 15, 2017 with yield to maturity of 4.523 per cent. In addition, Vulcan Materials has al...

Vulcan Materials to acquire Aggregates USA

31 May 2017, Published under Cement News

Vulcan Materials Co has reached a definitive agreement with SPO Partners to acquire its aggregates business, Aggregates USA LLC for US$900m in cash. Aggregates USA LLC operates 31 facilities serving high growth markets in Georgia, Florida, Tennessee, South Carolina and Virginia. "We are pleased to have reached agreement with SPO Partners for these strategic assets, which enhance our ability to serve high growth markets throughout the southeastern US," said Vulcan's Chairman and CEO, Tom H...

Vulcan Materials improves net profit

11 May 2017, Published under Cement News

Vulcan Materials, the largest US aggregates producer, generated a 1Q17 turnover 4.3 per cent ahead at US$787.3m while EBITDA declined by four per cent to US$149.3m, having just over doubled the year before. At the trading level, the first-quarter profit improved by 11.5 per cent to US$67.4m and the net interest charge in the period increased by one per cent to US$34.17m, giving a pretax profit 32.3 per cent higher at US$43.5m. At the net attributable level the profit increased by 11.9 per ce...

David P Steiner newest Vulcan board member

15 February 2017, Published under Cement News

Vulcan Materials Co elected David P Steiner to its board of directors with immediate effect. Last November, Mr Steiner resigned as CEO of Waste Management. He currently served on the board of directors of FedEx Corp. "We are extremely pleased to welcome David to the Board. He brings to Vulcan a wealth of expertise in business operations, land management, transportation and logistics, financial management and strategic planning," Vulcan Chairman and CEO, J Thomas Hill, said in a statem...

Vulcan's pretax profit grows by 67%

08 February 2017, Published under Cement News

Vulcan Materials' turnover increased by 4.7 per cent in 2016 to US$3592.7m and EBITDA rose by 17.3 per cent to US$965.5m. After a net interest charge 39.5 per cent lower at US$133.3m, there was pretax profit of US$547.3m, a 66.9 per cent improvement. At the net level there was an 89.7 per cent advance to US$419.5m. Capital expenditure rose by 21.1 per cent to US$350m and is forecast to be in the region of US$300m in 2017. EBITDA is estimated by the group to be in the region of US$1175m for 2...

USA: Vulcan Materials sees 15.6% profit improvement

04 May 2016, Published under Cement News

Vulcan Materials, the largest US aggregates producer, generated a first-quarter turnover 15.6 per cent higher at US$754.7m while EBITDA doubled (+100.3 per cent) to US$155.9m. At the trading level, the first-quarter profit went from US$10.8m to US$64.9m and the net interest charge in the period dropped by 46.1 per cent to US$33.7m, giving a swing at the pretax level from a loss of US$50.7m to a US$30.5m profit and at the net attributable level the loss was replaced by a US$18.9m profit. Agg...

Vulcan’s profit falls following exceptional gains in previous year

05 August 2015, Published under Cement News

Vulcan Materials' first-half turnover rose by 11.8 per cent to US$1526.4m, but EBITDA declined by 31.8 per cent to US$300.2m. The trading profit fell by 44.8 per cent to US$164.59m after the exceptional gain on the disposal of the cement business in the previous year. After a net interest charge nine per cent lower at US$146.1m, the pretax profit dropped by 86.6 per cent to US$18.9m. The net attributable earnings line went from US$100m to US$8.5m. Net debt was increased by 10.8 per cen...

Vulcan Materials sees good volume growth in most markets

14 May 2015, Published under Cement News

Vulcan Materials, the largest US aggregates producer, generated a first-quarter turnover 9.9 per cent ahead at US$631.3m and EBITDA declined by 70.6 per cent to US$78.5m. At the trading level, the first quarter there was a US$10.8m profit compared with a US$194.7m profit a year earlier when there was a substantial capital gain from the sale of the cement operations, along with the ready-mixed concrete operations in Florida and southern Georgia, to Cementos Argos. The net interest charge i...