Editors’ Blog

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Aggregate industry demand remains strong

September 19, 2018By

Most areas of the country are doing well in terms of aggregate demand, writes David Chereb.

Lippmann, established in 1923 and regarded for its heavy-duty jaw crushers, is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Photo courtesy of Lippmann-Milwaukee.

Analysis: What McCloskey’s acquisition of Lippmann-Milwaukee means

September 17, 2018By

P&Q caught up with John O’Neill, vice president of sales at McCloskey International, to learn more about the deal and its impact on the industry.

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The challenges of hiring loom larger

September 14, 2018By

The hiring process is becoming even more challenging – and aggravating – for aggregate producers.

The challenge of filling so many manufacturing jobs in the coming years is a daunting one, but AEM is among the organizations taking action to solve a major industry problem. Photo by Kevin Yanik.

AEM launches workforce recruitment toolkit


September 11, 2018By

The new, customized resource offers tools to nurture local talent pipelines.

U.S. Concrete awarded permit to import more aggregate into California

September 6, 2018By

Polaris, a U.S. Concrete subsidiary, is now able to deliver up to 2 million tons of aggregate each year.

Cemex USA supplying aggregate for Miami warehouse

August 10, 2018By

Cemex USA is supplying nearly 300,000 tons of aggregate for the new Carrie Meek Warehouse/Nebula complex near Miami.

Source: History: USGS, Forecast: SCMA

New realities as employment is nearly full

August 6, 2018By

S-C Market Analytics’ David Chereb offers his latest aggregate forecast.

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Highlights from Hillhead 2018

August 3, 2018By

Pit & Quarry’s Kevin Yanik details what stood out at the biennial trade show in Buxton, England.