Editors’ Blog

Forecasting aggregate demand in the months, years ahead

April 6, 2020By

S-C Market Analytics’ David Chereb offers his latest Aggregate Forecast, sharing the questions that factor into his decision-making while offering a rundown for residential, nonresidential and nonbuilding construction.

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P&Q associate publisher Dino Vitanza with his sons Santino, right, and Vincent. Click to enlarge | Photo: P&Q Staff

The Pit & Quarry team works from home

April 3, 2020By

With work shifted away from the office due to the coronavirus pandemic, a number of Pit & Quarry team members share their experiences working from home and photos of their new workspaces.

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Photo by Pit & Quarry staff.

Share your insights through Pit & Quarry’s coronavirus survey

April 2, 2020By

Aggregate producers are invited to take a short survey about the coronavirus and its impact on their businesses.

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With five of the nation’s 13 most populous cities residing in Texas, demand for construction materials in the Lone Star State is, not surprisingly, very high. Photo: Art Wager/iStock / Getty Images Plus/Getty Images

Is a major infrastructure deal in the cards?

April 1, 2020By

With the coronavirus already generating a $2 trillion bill to support individuals and businesses, President Trump sees this moment as the opportunity to finally address the nation’s crumbling infrastructure.

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Getting service and support through a pandemic is easier said than done, but equipment suppliers, for their part, are doing what they can to deliver for customers. Photo: P&Q Staff

Getting parts and service in a pandemic

April 1, 2020By

Some producers are seeing a slight slowdown on the supply side while others report their vendors really aren’t missing a beat through the coronavirus pandemic.

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Photo: Belt Tech

How one dealer is working through the coronavirus

March 31, 2020By

Jordan Russell, CEO of Indiana-based Belt Tech, is optimistic about the road ahead and already sees the industry pulling through the coronavirus pandemic together.

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Says Turner Mining Group's Keaton Turner: "Social distancing is not a huge disruptor for us." Photo: Zach Stinton

Catching up with Turner Mining Group

March 31, 2020By

Turner Mining Group’s Keaton Turner and Tracy O’Brien visited with P&Q to reflect on the coronavirus pandemic, its impact on the industry and their outlook for the future.

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Photo by Pit & Quarry staff.

Yanik: Plenty of reasons to give thanks these days

March 30, 2020By

Taking the temperature of the world around us provides a reminder of just how fortunate we are to work in and around the aggregate industry.

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