Editors’ Blog

ABB's Artur Rdaznek shows what the collected data looks like via his smartphone through the ABB Ability app. Photo by Allison Barwacz

The digitalization of the aggregate industry

January 18, 2019By

Aggregate producers are constantly searching for ways to improve their efficiencies and safety – and many turn to digital technologies as solutions.

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Report: Nearly 80 percent of state, local infrastructure measures approved on Election Day

November 22, 2018By

Voters have reportedly approved 78 percent of nearly 1,700 transportation investment ballot measures since 2009.

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MSHA's Ed Elliott addresses the 2018 OAIMA Annual Meeting & Trade Show in Columbus, Ohio.

MSHA’s 2019 priorities

November 19, 2018By

Ed Elliott, a senior advisor to the assistant secretary at the Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA), outlined areas of focus at an industry meeting.

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California’s Proposition 6 result a win for aggregate producers

November 12, 2018By

The construction materials industry in California got a major victory with the defeat of a bill that would have repealed a 2017 transportation law’s taxes and fees designated for road repairs and public transportation.

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P&Q Roundtable attendees are largely optimistic about the new tax law but they have serious questions about how it affects Congress’ ability to pass something meaningful on infrastructure. Photo: iStock.com/ Ron and Patty Thomas

What the Election Day results probably mean for the aggregate industry

November 12, 2018By

Now that the House is in the hands of Democrats and the Senate is in Republican control, can our Congress come to terms on major legislative issues like infrastructure?

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Martin Marietta’s preliminary view of 2019

November 9, 2018By

The company anticipates mid-single-digit growth in both aggregate pricing and shipments next year.

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A new, refreshing path forward for the aggregate industry

November 7, 2018By

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

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David Garofalo addresses the 2018 International Mining & Resources Conference.

Ditching diesel for electric

November 3, 2018By

A gold mining company’s transformation from diesel-powered mobile equipment to electric provides a glimpse of tech that may come to the aggregate industry.

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