Cemex, Eagle, Knife River, Martin Marietta, TXI, Vulcan see solid indicators in peak season

Source: CP staff

October and early November have seen release of one set of positive quarterly financials after another from New York Stock Exchange-traded companies with integrated U.S. concrete, aggregate, cement and asphalt businesses. Uniformly upbeat sales and earnings reports encompass the peak 2013 construction season, MDU Resources Group summing up conditions likely shared with peers: “The [Knife River] construction materials group had its best quarter since 2007.”

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