December 17, 2014

Construction aggregates supplier Vulcan Materials Company is losing one of its board members.

December 2, 2014

Jackson, Mississippi-based The Molpus Woodlands Group, a timberland investment management organization, has purchased approximately 73,000 acres of timberland in Alabama for one of its clients.

The purchase, which was made in installments beginning last October, spans north, east and west of Birmingham.

“We are pleased to complete the closing process and we look forward to managing these properties as a long-term, timber investment for our clients,” said Ken Sewell, COO of Molpus Timberlands Management.

June 5, 2013

HD Supply Facilities Maintenance, a leading distributor of maintenance, repair and operations products, has announced the opening of its newest distribution center in Calera, Ala., approximately 30 miles south of Birmingham.

The new facility is the 43rd in the company’s operations network in North America, and the second new DC opening for HD Supply Facilities Maintenance in 2013. The company opened a 50,000-sq.-ft. facility in Secaucus, N.J., earlier this year. 

September 27, 2012

A college football fan accused of spiking mature oak trees with an herbicide in Birmingham, Ala., was arrested at a Louisiana Lowe’s store following an argument at the returns desk over a lawn mower refund.

July 11, 2012

Long-Lewis Hardware, a distributor based in Birmingham, Ala., is celebrating its 125th anniversary this year. A division of Long-Lewis Inc., Long-Lewis Hardware serves hardware stores, home centers, agricultural retailers, industrial/commercial dealers and lumberyards in Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Mississippi and Tennessee. The other division is a Ford automobile dealership, one of the oldest in the nation.

January 11, 2012

Oklahoma City-based Cedar Creek plans to open a new location in Birmingham, Ala. The company said the site is ready, and employees are being hired in anticipation of a Feb. 1 opening.

“We are pleased to further expand our presence in Alabama and the Southeast, in general, as we believe these areas will be on the leading edge of the residential building recovery," said Bill Adams, CEO of Cedar Creek. 

October 14, 2011

A retailer who spent three decades working at Mazur’s Discount store chain has joined forces with a wholesaler to open a new hardware store outlet in Birmingham, Ala., according to an article in the Birmingham News.

Home and Hardware Outlet, which opened in early October, is co-owned by Keith Russell, who operates a wholesale business in Pelham, and Danny Lambert, who left a position as head of purchasing at Mazer's Avondale store five years ago and opened his own outlet store, Lake Home Center, in Pell City in 2007.

September 27, 2011

Cedar Creek Wholesale, a building material distributor based in Oklahoma City, has agreed to purchase Wholesale Wood Products of Dothan and Birmingham, Ala. Financial details of the transaction were not revealed.

Wholesale Wood Products serves five southeastern states from two locations in Alabama and specialized in western red cedar and cypress. 

Cedar Creek has 12 locations in 17 states across the Midwest, Mid-south and Southeast.

May 7, 2008

The company held a groundbreaking ceremony at the site earlier this week, according to the...

April 8, 2008

Creative Touch Interiors, a division of HD Supply that caters to builders, has opened a...

January 29, 2008

The approximately 650,000-square-foot facility is expected to employ "as many as" 400 people, according to...