Vulcan maps eight divisions into four regions, sees $30M in savings

Sources: Vulcan Materials Co., Birmingham, Ala.; CP staff

The Vulcan board has approved a new structure for its aggregate, concrete, cement and asphalt operations, eliminating approximately 200 administrative positions and leaving plant staff largely unaffected. Management streamlining was in the works prior to the stock-for-stock merger Martin Marietta Materials proposed December 12 to Vulcan Materials shareholders, an action their directors continue to review.

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QC director faces home detention, $131K fine for false claims on FHWA jobs

Sources: U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Maryland, Baltimore; CP staff

By Don Marsh

A former director of Quality Control and Quality Assurance at Frederick Precast Concrete Inc. was sentenced to one year of home detention and ordered to pay $131,410 in restitution, settling pre-trial motions with the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Maryland. An Associated Press report detailed terms of the December 19 court action.

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