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SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, DC 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): March 12, 2012
VULCAN MATERIALS COMPANY
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)||(Commission File Number)||(IRS Employer Identification No.)|
1200 Urban Center Drive
Birmingham, Alabama 35242
(Address of principal executive offices) (zip code)
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|Item 5.02||Departure of Directors of Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers|
As previously disclosed in Vulcan Materials Company’s (“Vulcan”) proxy statement filed in connection with its 2011 annual meeting of shareholders and consistent with Vulcan’s director retirement policy, Philip Carroll, Jr. will be retiring immediately prior to Vulcan’s 2012 annual meeting. On March 12, 2012, Mr. Carroll submitted a letter of resignation to the Vulcan board of directors in accordance with the foregoing. Mr. Carroll’s retirement will be effective immediately prior to the commencement of Vulcan’s 2012 annual meeting of shareholders. Mr. Carroll’s anticipated retirement due to reaching Vulcan’s retirement age was previously planned and disclosed and is not due to any disagreement with Vulcan.
Pursuant to a resolution adopted by the Vulcan board of directors and consistent with prior practice, upon the effectiveness of Mr. Carroll’s resignation from the board, the size of the Vulcan board of directors will be reduced from eleven to ten immediately prior to Vulcan’s 2012 annual meeting. Accordingly, there will be four seats on the Vulcan board of directors up for election at the 2012 annual meeting of shareholders.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant had duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|Vulcan Materials Company|
|Date: March 15, 2012||By:||/s/ Robert A. Wason IV|
|Name: Robert A. Wason IV|
Title: Senior Vice President & General Counsel