Eagle Materials Inc. supplies construction products, building materials, and materials used for oil and natural gas extraction. The company sells cement in six regional markets, including northern Nevada and California, the greater Chicago area, the Rocky Mountain region, the Central Plains region and Texas, and it sells slag in the greater Chicago, Illinois area and the greater Midwest area. Segments The company has five segments, including Cement, Concrete and Aggregates, Gypsum Wallboard, Recycled Paperboard, and Oil and Gas Proppants. Cement, Slag, Concrete and Aggregates Operations Cement and Slag: The company’s cement production facilities are located in or near Buda, Texas; LaSalle, Illinois; Laramie, Wyoming; Sugar Creek, Missouri; Tulsa, Oklahoma and Fernley, Nevada; and its slag grinding facility is located in Chicago, Illinois. The company’s slag facility and all of its cement subsidiaries are wholly-owned except the Buda, Texas plant, which is owned by Texas Lehigh Cement Company LP, a limited partnership joint venture owned 50% by the company and 50% by Lehigh Cement Company LLC, a subsidiary of Heidelberg Cement AG. The company’s LaSalle, Illinois plant operates under the name Illinois Cement Company; the Laramie, Wyoming plant operates under the name Mountain Cement Company; the Fernley, Nevada plant operates under the name Nevada Cement Company and its Sugar Creek, Missouri and Tulsa, Oklahoma plants operate under the name Central Plains Cement Company. Its slag facility operates under the name Skyway Cement Company. Concrete and Aggregates: The construction aggregates business consists of the mining, extraction, production and sale of crushed stone, sand, gravel and lightweight aggregates such as expanded clays and shales. The company produces and distributes readymix concrete from company-owned sites north of Sacramento, California; Austin, Texas and the greater Kansas City area. It conducts aggregate operations near its concrete facilities in northern California; Austin, Texas and the greater Kansas City area. Aggregates are obtained principally by mining and extracting from quarries owned or leased by the company. Sales and Distribution Cement and Slag: Cement and slag is distributed directly to the company’s customers through customer pickups, as well as by common carriers from its plants or distribution terminals. Concrete and Aggregates: The company sells readymix concrete to various contractors and other customers in each plant’s marketing area. Its batch plants in Austin, the greater Kansas City area and northern California are strategically located to serve each marketing area. Concrete is delivered from the batch plants primarily by company-owned trucks. The company sells aggregates to building contractors and other customers engaged in various construction activities. Aggregates are delivered from the company’s aggregate plants by common carriers and customer pick-up. Environmental Matters Cement: The company’s cement operations are subject to various federal, state and local laws and regulations pertaining to health, safety and the environment. Some of these laws, such as the federal Clean Air Act and the federal Clean Water Act (and analogous state laws) impose environmental permitting requirements and govern the nature and amount of emissions that might be generated when conducting particular operations. Some laws, such as the federal Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (and analogous state laws) impose obligations to clean up or remediate spills of hazardous materials into the environment. Gypsum Wallboard and Recycled Paperboard Operations Gypsum Wallboard: The company owns five gypsum wallboard manufacturing facilities. Gypsum wallboard is used to finish the interior walls and ceilings in residential, commercial and industrial structures. Recycled Paperboard: The company’s recycled paperboard manufacturing operation, which it refers to as Republic Paperboard Company is located in Lawton, Oklahoma, and has an advanced paper machine designed primarily for gypsum liner production. The company’s paper machine allows the p
eagle materials inc
(EXP:New York Consolidated)
3811 Turtle Creek Boulevard
Dallas, TX 75219
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