Construction Aggregates http://wunc.org en Raleigh Based Company Martin Marietta To Buy Texas Industries In $2.7 Billion Deal http://wunc.org/post/raleigh-based-company-martin-marietta-buy-texas-industries-27-billion-deal <p></p><p>Raleigh-based <a href="http://www.martinmarietta.com/">Martin Marietta Materials</a> is moving ahead with its largest acquisition yet.&nbsp; It is acquiring leading cement producer <a href="http://www.txi.com/">Texas Industries</a>.</p><p>Martin Marietta is one of the largest U.S. producers of construction aggregates like crushed stone, sand and gravel.&nbsp; Once the company formally merges with Texas Industries, it’s sure to be number one.</p><p>The $2.7 billion transaction couldn’t come at a better time, as housing and other construction is starting to bounce back.</p> Thu, 30 Jan 2014 12:37:12 +0000 Leoneda Inge 29747 at http://wunc.org Raleigh Based Company Martin Marietta To Buy Texas Industries In $2.7 Billion Deal