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July 26, 2012 11:00 am ET
Donald M. James - Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Executive Committee
Danny R. Shepherd - Executive Vice President of Construction Materials
Daniel Sansone - Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President
Garik S. Shmois - Longbow Research LLC
Kathryn I. Thompson - Thompson Research Group, LLC.
Rodny Nacier - KeyBanc Capital Markets Inc., Research Division
Brent Thielman - D.A. Davidson & Co., Research Division
Michael Betts - Jefferies & Company, Inc., Research Division
Good day, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to the Quarter 2 2012 Vulcan Materials Company Earnings Conference Call. My name is Ian and I will be your operator for today. [Operator Instructions] As a reminder, the call is being recorded for replay purposes. And I would now like to turn the call over to Mr. Don James, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. Please proceed, sir.
Donald M. James
Good morning, and thank you for joining us to discuss our results for the second quarter of 2012. I'm Don James, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Vulcan Materials Company. Joining me today on the call are Dan Sansone, our Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer; and Danny Shepherd, our Executive Vice President for Construction Materials.
We have posted a short slide presentation to our website that we will reference during this call. These slides are also available to those of you on the webcast.
Looking at Slide 2 and before we begin, let me remind you that certain matters discussed in this conference call contain forward-looking statements, which are subject to risk and uncertainties