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Zach Mentz is the managing editor for Pit & Quarry magazine. He also serves as the managing editor for Portable Plants & Equipment magazine.

Zach received a bachelor’s degree in communications and journalism from John Carroll University, where he served as editor in chief for the university’s student newspaper, The Carroll News. His previous experience also includes time spent in the Cleveland Indians communications department.

Posts by Zach Mentz

Cemex USA hosts 5k race, donates to Boy Scouts of America Posted on 17 Dec 2018 in the News categories.

Cemex USA hosted the inaugural Quarry Quest 5k race at the company's FEC Quarry in Miami to support nearly 38,000 South Florida Boy Scouts.

NSSGA establishes industrial sand division Posted on 14 Dec 2018 in the News categories.

Members of the National Industrial Sand Association are joining the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) in a new Industrial Sand Division.

Construction spending drops in October 2018 Posted on 12 Dec 2018 in the News categories.

Construction spending dipped in October compared with September, according to an analysis of new Census data from the Associated General Contractors of America.

Lehigh Hanson partners with wildlife rescue organization Posted on 06 Dec 2018 in the News categories.

Lehigh Hanson donated approximately 200 acres of reclaimed mining property from its Marlboro sand and gravel site in Bennettsville, South Carolina, to a non-profit wildlife rescue organization.

Sunroc acquires Tri County Concrete Posted on 28 Nov 2018 in the News categories.

Sunroc Corp., a construction services company serving Utah, Idaho and Wyoming, announced it has closed on its acquisition of Tri-County Concrete.

Natural Resource Partners to sell aggregate business Posted on 20 Nov 2018 in the News categories.

The company signed a definitive agreement to sell its construction aggregate business segment, VantaCore Partners, to an affiliate of Sun Capital Partners.

Hi-Crush, Chesapeake enter frac sand supply agreement Posted on 19 Nov 2018 in the News categories.

Hi-Crush entered into a new, long-term frac sand supply agreement with Chesapeake Energy Corp.

Sandvik, Dyno Nobel host Quarry Academy Posted on 19 Nov 2018 in the News categories.

Quarry Academy, the annual seminar co-hosted by Sandvik Mining & Rock Technology and Dyno Nobel, wrapped up its 14th installment in San Antonio.