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JUL 2017

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Page 10 of 63 ROCK products • July 2017 • 9 FAST FACT Aggregates USA operates 31 facilities; Shamrock Materials owns ready- mix plants and a quarry and sells a diverse line of concrete accessories and building materials. of which have rail capabilities extend- ing the company's reach into important markets – along with 16 rail distribution yards in Georgia, South Carolina and Flor- ida. In addition, the acquisition includes 12 limestone quarries in east Tennessee and southwest Virginia. Vulcan may divest several quarries in Tennessee to a third party in order to expedite the regulatory approval process. The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions and regulatory provi- sions under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act. Vulcan expects the transaction to be accretive to the company's earnings per share in the first year following the close. SPO Partners is a Mill Valley, Calif.-based investment partnership that employs a long-term, value-oriented and highly concentrated approach to investing in companies in the public and private mar- kets. With more than $7 billion in assets under management, SPO invests across a wide range of industries including basic materials, media, telecom, energy, power and real estate. Vulcan also acquired Petaluma, Calif.-based Shamrock Materials, a six-de- cade-old company and one of the largest suppliers of concrete and paving materi- als to San Francisco's North Bay area. Shamrock Materials owns ready-mix plants and a quarry and sells a diverse line of concrete accessories and building materials, as well as masonry, stone prod- ucts and landscaping materials. With Shamrock, Vulcan Materials picked up California concrete, rock, sand and gravel facilities in Sonoma, Napa and Marin counties, company spokes- woman Atisthan Roach said. That includes ready-mix plants in San Rafael, Petaluma, Santa Rosa, Clover- dale and Napa; building-materials sites in Cotati and San Rafael; a sand and gravel outlet in Cloverdale; and a materials depot on Landing Way along the Petaluma River. Jeff Nehmans was promoted from operations chief to vice president and general manager, reporting to Glen- dale-based Western Division President Brock Lodge. MARTIN ® QB1 ™ CLEANER HD, the next generation of belt cleaning technology! TRY IT RISK FREE TODAY! If our system doesn't perform as stated above, simply return it at any time for full credit. NEW! ® Registered trademark of Martin Engineering Company in the US and other select locations. © 2017 Martin Engineering Company. Intellectual property information can be obtained at and A GLOBAL FAMILY call 309.852.2384 or 800.544.2947 email visit

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