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Jack Kopanski is the Managing Editor of Pit & Quarry and Editor-in-Chief of Portable Plants. Kopanski can be reached at 216-706-3756 or

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ABC: Manufacturing activity continues to drive nonresidential growth Posted on 04 Dec 2023 in the News & Road to Prosperity categories.

While manufacturing construction provided a boost in October, Anirban Basu, chief economist with the Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC) says commercial construction dipped sharply in the month.

Eagle Crusher CEO, Takeuchi founder inducted into AEM Hall of Fame Posted on 04 Dec 2023 in the News categories.

Susanne Cobey, president and CEO of Eagle Crusher Co., and Akio Takeuchi, founder of Takeuchi Manufacturing, were the latest inductees into the Association of Equipment Manufacturers' (AEM) Hall of Fame.

Screencore highlights pair of dual-power jaw crushers Posted on 04 Dec 2023 in the News categories.

Screencore's XJ and XL Dual-Power jaw crushers are designed to be operated via either mains power or a drop-off diesel/genset unit.

CalCIMA honors producers through awards programs Posted on 30 Nov 2023 in the News categories.

The California Construction & Industrial Materials Association (CalCIMA) recently presented several awards, including its annual awards and its All Star Awards.

Where the US stands with IIJA funding Posted on 29 Nov 2023 in the Editors' Blog & featured & Road to Prosperity & Sponsored Video & Video categories.

Funds from the Infrastructure Investment & Jobs Act (IIJA) have been dolled out to different projects at different rates. See what Ken Simonson with the Associated General Contractors of America anticipates from funding in 2024.

USGS: Third-quarter aggregate production declines Posted on 29 Nov 2023 in the featured & News & Road to Prosperity categories.

Total construction aggregate production was down slightly in the third quarter, according to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). Get breakdowns on crushed stone and sand and gravel.

New tripper position switch debuts from Conveyor Components Co. Posted on 29 Nov 2023 in the News categories.

The model TPS (tripper position switch) is designed to indicate when the tripper of a shuttle conveyor is located on a multiple discharge point – and it will “trip” the dumper when signaled.

Motion Industries promotes employee to head of automation team Posted on 27 Nov 2023 in the News categories.

Mike Esposito, who has more than 25 years of experience in industrial automation and manufacturing, will head the Motion Automation Intelligence team.

Komatsu’s Quarry Days makes its return Posted on 22 Nov 2023 in the News categories.

The construction equipment manufacturer hosted the event for the first time since 2019, after it had been put on hold due to COVID-19.