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Vulcan Materials compares assets, profits and prospects against Martin Marietta's portfolio

In an updated investor presentation reinforcing its objections to Martin Marietta Materials’ hostile, stock exchange offer, Vulcan Materials Co. cites market, operating and product-pricing metrics where it excels against its would-be merger partner, coupled with differences between each company’s asset values.

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Bonsal American seals five TXI bagging sites

Oldcastle’s Charlotte, N.C.-based Bonsal American business has acquired the TXI Package Products unit of TXI Operations, LP, a subsidiary of Dallas-based Texas Industries, Inc. The transaction spans five plants specializing in dry mix concrete and other packaged products located around Texas’ three major markets: Dallas/Ft. Worth, Houston and Austin/San Antonio.

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Jensen Precast adds two Calif. plants in Teichert deal

Already one of the top independent producers in underground, utility and non-architectural structures, Sparks, Nev.-based Jensen Precast has strengthened its West Coast presence with the acquisition of Teichert Precast Concrete Products plants in Sacramento and Stockton, Calif. The transaction positions the buyer with eight Golden State plants.

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