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Vulcan Western chief Bass to spearhead business development, strategic growth

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

Vulcan Materials has elevated two senior vice presidents to new posts: Stan Bass, SVP West, overseeing Western and Mountain West Divisions, to chief growth officer, responsible for leading business development, commercial excellence, and strategic growth initiatives; and, Michael Mills, SVP & general counsel, to chief administrative officer, charged with executive oversight of non-financial, administrative functions.

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Mass Timber Conference to spotlight multi-story building market prospects

Sources: Forest Business Network, Missoula, Mont.; CP staff

Organizers of the Mass Timber Conference, March 22-24 at the Portland (Ore.) Marriott Downtown Waterfront Hotel, have lined up 45-plus presenters from North America, Europe and Australia to address current opportunities and obstacles for cross-laminated timber (CLT), nail-laminated timber, glulam panels, and laminated veneer lumber.

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Martin Marietta closes on Rocky Mountain Premix, parent operation

Sources: Martin Marietta Materials, Raleigh, N.C.; CP staff

The acquisition of two Colorado operators has positioned Martin Marietta to grow its Front Range stone, sand & gravel, concrete and asphalt production workforce by about 400 and strengthen a long-term stake in the state’s southern market— owing to a gain of nearly 1 billion tons of aggregate reserves accompanying the deals.

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