Editors’ Blog

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Combating NIMBY groups

November 1, 2018By

A conversation with Memphis Stone & Gravel’s Alan Parks sheds light on the tremendous challenges aggregate producers face when it comes to permitting.

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Accenture’s Gaston Carrion

Determining who will run your future mine

October 31, 2018By

As the use of autonomous vehicles and other advanced technologies increases, the profile of the future mining workforce could change by up to 80 percent by 2024.

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NSSGA breaks down the latest Trump regulatory agenda

October 29, 2018By

The agenda offers encouraging signs for the aggregate industry, according to the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA).

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Interest in modular plants is growing, Terex MPS's David Quail says, because they are semi-static, can be quickly erected and simplify maintenance, among other reasons.

Market trends: The Terex MPS perspective

October 24, 2018By

David Quail, regional director for the Americas at Terex MPS, talks industry trends.

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Aggregate demand, economy trending upward

Aggregate demand, economy trending upward

October 10, 2018By

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

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What you missed at Commercial UAV Expo

October 8, 2018By

Takeaways for aggregate producers from the annual trade show.

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2018 in a nutshell

October 8, 2018By

PQ’s Kevin Yanik explores the aggregate industry’s year-to-date progression through several lenses.

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The Ohio delegation stormed Capitol Hill as part of NSSGA's Legislative & Policy Forum. Pictured from left are Franz Peters (Martin Marietta), Therese Dunphy (Aggregates Manager), Tim Rowan (CRH/The Shelly Company), Rep. Bob Gibbs (R-Ohio), Michael Hunt (Martin Marietta) and Pit & Quarry's Kevin Yanik and Rob Fulop. Photo by Ryan Dilworth.

5 takeaways from the industry’s Capitol Hill lobby day

October 1, 2018By

Aggregate producers, manufacturers and allied trade representatives stormed Capitol Hill last week as part of the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association’s Legislative & Policy Forum. Here are five takeaways from the lobbying event.

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