Construction boosts Q1 sales for Martin Marietta
Published: Wednesday, 03 May 2017
Higher demand for aggregates was seen in southern US states, as sales of cement and building materials were supported by the strengthening of construction and infrastructure across the country – a driver that the company believes will persist in the coming months.
US-based heavy building materials manufacturer Martin
Marietta Inc. saw solid growth in first-quarter revenues on the
back of a "vibrant" economic environment for infrastructure and
construction in the US, while profit decreased 10% in the
Q1 revenues rose 8% to a record $791.7m, the company
reported in its latest...