Florida Rock Industries' shareholders overwhelmingly approved its sale to Vulcan Materials Co. of Birmingham, Ala.
Vulcan announced in February that it would buy Florida Rock of Jacksonville, Fla., for $4.6 billion. A closing date was not announced. The combined company will have extensive concrete and aggregate operations in the Southeast, Southwest, and Midwest. For more, visit www.vulcanfloridarock.comBoral Acquires Oklahoma Operations
Boral Ltd., a large construction materials company based in Australia, has bought Schwarz Readymix in Oklahoma City and the quarry assets of Davis Arbuckle Materials for $80 million. The sale includes 18 concrete batch plants, more than 160 trucks and tankers, five sand deposits, and a limestone quarry in Davis, Okla. The combined operations produce 750,000 yards of ready-mixed concrete and 1.6 million tons of sand aggregate annually. Visit www.boral.com.au..