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Vulcan Materials hostile takeover bid ruling upheld as illegal by Delaware ...
The Delaware Supreme Court amplified recent rulings on the Vulcan Materials hostile takeover bid, saying rival Martin Marietta Materials didn't err by launching the takeover, but by using confidential information gleaned from friendly merger talks. The ...
Dividend approved for rising construction and raw materials stock
Vulcan has 323 active aggregates facilities. The company also is a producer of asphalt mix and ready-mixed concrete, as well as a producer of cement in Florida.
Featured blog: Mudd Manuscript Library
Highlights range from materials documenting a class at the all-women Evelyn College in the late 1800s, shown above, to coeducation in 1969 and the inauguration of President Shirley M. Tilghman in 2001.
Vulcan Materials said second-quarter loss widened
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- Vulcan Materials Co. said today the second-quarter loss widened, after spending $32 million to fend off a hostile takeover offer by rival Martin Marietta Materials. The Birmingham-based company said the loss was $18.3 million, ...
The greenest commercial building on earth rises in Seattle
When EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson visited Seattle last month for a talk at UW's graduation, there was one visit she and her staff weren't interested in promoting.
The accidental standstill
The Martin Marietta case dealt with a dispute between Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. and Vulcan Materials Company, the leading US producers of crushed stone, sand and gravel for construction.
Seawall meets its nemesis, the gribble
There's a piece of wood on desks down at City Hall. The chunk, with its dozens of air pockets and traverse cavities, resembles a rotting wedge of Swiss cheese.
Siluria Wins $30M to Convert Natural Gas to Plastics, Chemicals, Fuels
To that end, Siluria just raised another $30 million in a round C led by new investors Bright Capital and Vulcan Capital along with existing investors ARCH Venture Partners, The Wellcome Trust, Alloy Ventures, Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers, Lux ...
Paul Allen's firm bets on cleantech startup that turns natural gas into ...  VentureBeat
A playground renaissance arrives at Seattle parks
One of the many things on Seattle Center's to-do list is the children's playground promised as part of the Chihuly Garden and Glass deal.
FinFETs-on-SOI can double battery life, says GSS
Professor Asen Asenov, CEO of GSS, has written a series of blogs on the company's website discussing simulations of FinFETs that use the company's simulation tools. A starting point was shape of Intel's FinFETs in a 22-nm bulk silicon process.