After trying the friendly tack and then the hostile one, Martin Marietta Materials (MLM) will...

|About: Martin Marietta Materials... (MLM)|By:, SA News Editor

After trying the friendly tack and then the hostile one, Martin Marietta Materials (MLM) will reportedly again try the friendly approach in its long-running attempt to acquire larger building-materials rival Vulcan Materials (VMC). Earlier this year, Vulcan rejected MLM's $5.1B hostile takeover, accusing the latter of attempting to buy it on the cheap.