Vulcan Materials Company Elects Director

                   Vulcan Materials Company Elects Director

PR Newswire

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., March 7, 2013

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., March 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Vulcan Materials Company
(NYSE: VMC) announced today that Lee Styslinger III (52) has been elected a
director of the Company.


Mr. Styslinger is chairman and chief executive officer of Altec, Inc., a
holding company for businesses that design, manufacture and market equipment
for the electric and telecommunications industries with products and services
in over 100 countries.

Mr. Styslinger serves on the boards of Regions Financial Corporation, Harvard
Business School, Northwestern University, and the National Association of
Manufacturers. He is a member of the Business Roundtable and was appointed by
President George W. Bush to the President's Export Council from 2006 to 2008.
Mr. Styslinger earned a B.A. from Northwestern University and an M.B.A. from
Harvard University.

"We are very pleased that Lee has agreed to join Vulcan's board," said Don
James, chairman and chief executive officer of Vulcan Materials Company. "We
look forward to working with him in the years ahead and to his contributions
as a member of our board."

With the addition of Mr. Styslinger, Vulcan's 11-member board consists of 10
outside directors.

Vulcan Materials Company, a member of the S&P 500 index, is the nation's
foremost producer of construction aggregates and a major producer of other
construction materials. For additional information see

SOURCE Vulcan Materials Company

Contact: Investor Contact: Mark Warren, +1-205-298-3220, or Media Contact:
David Donaldson, +1-205-298-3220
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