Martin Marietta in Q4 loss
Published: Friday, 12 February 2010
US group post weak fourth quarter but magnesia business hits record earnings
Martin Marietta Materials Inc., a leading US producer of construction aggregates, magnesia-based chemicals and dolomitic lime, reported a loss for Q4 2009 but record earnings from its specialty magnesia business.
Overall, the company recorded a loss of $3.2m., down from a profit of $25.3m. in Q4 2008, while revenue...