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Kevin Yanik is the editor-in-chief of Pit & Quarry magazine. Yanik can be reached at 216-706-3724 or

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Producer’s plant provides sand for internal consumption, customers Posted on 28 Nov 2016 in the featured & Features categories.

U.S. Concrete’s Red River Plant is providing much-needed sand for the company’s internal consumption and customers. Read more»

Nye explores road ahead for US infrastructure Posted on 22 Nov 2016 in the Editors' Blog categories.

Martin Marietta's Ward Nye joined the hosts of CNBC's "Power Lunch" to discuss President-elect Donald Trump's pledge to invest in U.S. infrastructure. Read more»

River transport essential for massive Mulzer operation Posted on 21 Nov 2016 in the Featured Video & Video categories.

Mulzer Crushed Stone representatives detail how the company’s Cape Sandy Quarry loading operation works along the Ohio River in Leavenworth, Indiana. Read more»

Slurry pump alternative meets demands of ultra-fines recovery system Posted on 21 Nov 2016 in the featured & Features categories.

When a slurry pump proves insufficient, Short Mountain Silica discovers a high-pressure alternative that meets the demands of its recovery system. Read more»

Rockster equipment to be featured at showcase event Posted on 17 Nov 2016 in the News categories.

Greenfield Equipment Sales LLC, a Rockster North America dealer, is hosting a demonstration event for Rockster equipment Dec. 2 in Virginia. Read more»

What the Trump victory means for the aggregate industry Posted on 11 Nov 2016 in the Editors' Blog categories.

Aggregate producers have a lot to absorb as they look toward the next four years, but the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association's (NSSGA) Mike Johnson offers some clarity on the road ahead for the industry in an exclusive interview with P&Q. Read more»

Infrastructure investments emphasized in Trump victory speech Posted on 09 Nov 2016 in the Editors' Blog categories.

Donald Trump was elected the 45th president of the United States in the wee hours of the morning Nov. 9, and he imparted a number of messages in his victory speech – including his desire to enhance the nation's crumbling infrastructure. Read more»

Dodge Momentum Index moves higher in October Posted on 07 Nov 2016 in the News categories.

The Dodge Momentum Index grew 4.1 percent in October to 133.6 from a revised September reading of 128.3. Read more»