SOURCE: Industrial Info Resources

February 13, 2009 08:01 ET

Economic Stimulus Plan Could Provide Some Relief to Aggregates-Manufacturer Vulcan Materials, an Industrial Info News Alert

SUGAR LAND, TX--(Marketwire - February 13, 2009) - Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) (Birmingham, Alabama), a leading manufacturer of asphalt, concrete, cement, and construction aggregates such as sand, crushed stone and gravel, recently released its fourth-quarter and full-year earnings report for the 2008 fiscal year. Chairman and CEO Donald M. James said, "The fourth quarter brings to a close a very challenging year. The economic uncertainty, turmoil in the financial markets and tighter credit standards weakened the construction activity further in 2008." Vulcan's CEO also expressed cautious optimism in regard to the proposed economic stimulus package currently making its way through Congress.

For details, view the entire article by subscribing to Industrial Info's Premium Industry News at http://www.industrialinfo.com/printNews.jsp?newsitemID=143768, or browse other breaking industrial news stories at www.industrialinfo.com.

Industrial Info Resources (IIR) is a marketing information service specializing in industrial process, energy and financial related markets with products and services ranging from industry news, analytics, forecasting, plant and project databases, as well as multimedia services. For more information send inquiries to metalsandmineralsgroup@industrialinfo.com or visit us at www.industrialinfo.com.

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Joe Govreau
    713-783-5147