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The top 20 sand and gravel producers in the nation accounted for nearly 270 million metric tons in 2016, USGS reports. Photo: Kevin Yanik

The 2018 industry stories you loved

December 5, 2018By

The top 10 stories P&Q readers viewed the most from this past year.

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Through P&Q's annual State of the Industry Report survey, the collective picture that came together about 2018 is a highly positive one. Photo by Kevin Yanik

Aggregate producers still going strong

December 4, 2018By

Signs point to a positive 2019 for crushed stone, sand and gravel producers despite a few surfacing headwinds.

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Money and calculator_StockImage: An aggregate business is now allowed to fully write off the entire cost of new purchases, utilizing 100 percent bonus depreciation. Photo: iStock.com/Wara1982

Year-end planning for tax savings

December 3, 2018By

Adjusting to the new rules under the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act requires careful planning.

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A water scalping tank is similar to a classifying tank. Photo courtesy of Eagle Iron Works.

The basics of classifying tanks and screw washers

November 30, 2018By

Starting points to get your operation out of the gate with this equipment.

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Headshot: Ken Rogers, The Shelly Company

P&Q Profile: Shelly Company’s Ken Rogers

November 28, 2018By

A conversation with the area aggregates manager in the northeast Ohio area for The Shelly Company.

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A worker handles modular synthetic media in a middle deck. Photo courtesy of Polydeck

Screening: Solutions to hazards

November 26, 2018By

Considerations to make when working around screening equipment.

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Mining at Memphis Stone & Gravel’s Sawyer Property in DeSoto County, Mississippi, was completed within the last several years. Photo: Kevin Yanik

Making a case for a mine permit

November 23, 2018By

Memphis Stone & Gravel’s Alan Parks details the growing difficulties producers face to obtain necessary permits while offering some practical strategies that can position others for success.

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Several members of Congress, plus EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler, addressed the second annual Legislative & Policy Forum hosted at the Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. Photo courtesy of NSSGA

What’s happening in Washington

November 21, 2018By

Five takeaways from the aggregate industry’s lobby day on Capitol Hill.

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