SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
SCHEDULE 14A INFORMATION
Proxy Statement Pursuant to Section 14(a) of the Securities
Exchange Act of 1934 (Amendment No. )
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|¨||Soliciting Material Pursuant to §240.14a-12|
VULCAN MATERIALS COMPANY
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MARTIN MARIETTA MATERIALS, INC.
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On April 25, 2012, Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. (Martin Marietta) filed its definitive proxy statement (the Martin Marietta Definitive Proxy Statement) in connection with Vulcan Materials Companys (Vulcan) 2012 annual meeting of shareholders (the 2012 Annual Meeting). At time of the filing of the Martin Marietta Definitive Proxy Statement, Vulcan had not yet filed its definitive proxy statement for the 2012 Annual Meeting.
Vulcan filed its definitive proxy statement in connection with the 2012 Annual Meeting (the Vulcan Definitive Proxy Statement) on April 27, 2012. The following information is being provided to update the Martin Marietta Definitive Proxy Statement solely to reflect the Vulcan Definitive Proxy Statement:
To the extent that the Martin Marietta Definitive Proxy Statement refers to information contained in the Vulcan proxy statement (and excluded from the Martin Marietta Definitive Proxy Statement) shareholders should refer to the Vulcan Definitive Proxy Statement, including with respect to:
|-||Proposal 2 Advisory Vote on Executive Compensation (including the compensation disclosure on pages 50-80 of the Vulcan Definitive Proxy Statement);|
|-||Proposal 3 Ratification of Selection of Deloitte & Touche LLP;|
|-||Proposal 4 Advisory Shareholder Proposal Adoption of Majority Voting Standard in the Election of Directors;|
|-||Proposal 5 Advisory Shareholder Proposal Board Declassification; and|
|-||Proposal 6 Advisory Shareholder Proposal Elimination of Super-majority Voting.|
According to the Vulcan Definitive Proxy Statement, to be eligible for consideration for inclusion in Vulcans proxy statement and form of proxy for Vulcans 2013 annual meeting of shareholders, shareholder proposals must be received by Vulcan at its principal office no later than December, 28, 2012.
Important Additional Information
In connection with the solicitation of proxies for Vulcans 2012 annual meeting of shareholders (the Vulcan Meeting), Martin Marietta filed a definitive proxy statement on April 25, 2012 (as supplemented, the Vulcan Meeting Definitive Proxy Statement) with the SEC. The Vulcan Meeting Definitive Proxy Statement and accompanying proxy card will be mailed to the shareholders of Vulcan. INVESTORS AND SECURITY HOLDERS ARE URGED TO READ THE VULCAN MEETING DEFINITIVE PROXY STATEMENT AND OTHER RELEVANT MATERIALS AS THEY BECOME AVAILABLE BECAUSE THEY WILL CONTAIN IMPORTANT INFORMATION.
All documents referred to above, if filed, will be available free of charge at the SECs website (www.sec.gov) or by directing a request to Morrow & Co., LLC at (877) 757-5404 (banks and brokers may call (203) 658-9400).
Martin Marietta, its directors and executive officers and the individuals nominated by Martin Marietta for election to Vulcans Board of Directors are participants in any solicitation of proxies from Vulcan shareholders for the Vulcan Meeting or any adjournment or postponement thereof. Martin Marietta, its directors and executive officers are participants in any solicitation of proxies from Martin Marietta shareholders for the Martin Marietta Meeting or any adjournment or postponement thereof. Information about the participants, including a description of their direct and indirect interests, by security holdings or otherwise, is available in the preliminary prospectus/offer to exchange included in the Registration Statement on Form S-4 initially filed by Martin Marietta on December 12, 2011 with the SEC, the proxy statement for Martin Mariettas 2012 annual meeting of shareholders, filed with the SEC on April 18, 2012, and the Vulcan Meeting Definitive Proxy Statement, as applicable.