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Zach Mentz

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Zach Mentz is the managing editor for both Pit & Quarry and Portable Plants magazines.

Zach is a graduate of the Tim Russert Department of Communications at John Carroll University. His previous experience also includes time spent in the Cleveland Indians communications department.

Posts by Zach Mentz

ROCKS Act introduced to Congress Posted on 20 Nov 2019 in the featured & News categories.

The House introduced legislation that would allow stakeholders at the federal, state and local levels to evaluate the use of aggregate for construction and transportation projects. 

New construction starts decline in October 2019 Posted on 18 Nov 2019 in the News categories.

The October statistics lowered the Dodge Index to 147, compared to 166 in September, according to Dodge Data & Analytics.

Allu adds southern US dealer Posted on 14 Nov 2019 in the News categories.

Lyle Machinery will offer equipment sales and rentals, aftermarket service, and spare parts for customers throughout parts of the southern United States.

ConExpo-Con/Agg 2020’s evolving Tech Experience Posted on 04 Nov 2019 in the ConExpo-Con/Agg & featured & Features categories.

The aggregate industry and its top trade show continue to evolve with the expanding technology options available to producers.

Who’s seeking what at ConExpo-Con/Agg 2020? Posted on 04 Nov 2019 in the ConExpo-Con/Agg & Editors' Blog categories.

A Pit & Quarry survey offers some insights on the types of equipment aggregate producers will seek out at the March 2020 trade show.

Cemex quarry recognized with national safety award Posted on 04 Nov 2019 in the News categories.

Cemex's Clinchfield Cement Plant and Quarry in Clinchfield, Georgia, earned the National Mining Association's Sentinels of Safety Award.

Record third-quarter 2019 revenue for MDU Resources Posted on 01 Nov 2019 in the News categories.

MDU Resources' construction materials business earned record revenues in the third quarter, improving 17 percent compared to the third quarter of 2018.

Montabert opens Midwest distribution center Posted on 28 Oct 2019 in the News categories.

The 50,000-sq.-ft. facility houses both Montabert products as well as the company's customer care and inventory planning teams.