Editors’ Blog

Safety first, no matter your politics

December 8, 2016By

No matter which side of the political spectrum you most associate, we all wish to honor the nation’s hard-working miners on National Miners Day.

Miner safety and recognition

December 5, 2016By

As we head into the winter months, aggregate producers must take special precautions to ensure the health and safety of their workers.

Nye explores road ahead for US infrastructure

November 22, 2016By

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.

What the Trump victory means for the aggregate industry

November 11, 2016By

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.

Expect continued small gains into 2017

November 11, 2016By

After hopes of much higher growth for the second half of 2016, economy and construction are instead looking like more of the same slow growth.

Infrastructure investments emphasized in Trump victory speech

November 9, 2016By

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.

Hurricane’s impact potentially lasting for Martin Marietta, others

November 2, 2016By

Hurricane Matthew wreaked havoc last month along the East Coast, and Martin Marietta Materials is among those cleaning up from the storm.

Of haul trucks and sports cars

Of haul trucks and sports cars

October 28, 2016By

Terex Trucks launched its new Generation 10 series of articulated haulers at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway.