Editors’ Blog

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Watch: Last blast of 2023 at Keeney Sand & Stone

December 13, 2023By

Representatives from the magazine were on hand as the final blast of the year took place at Keeney Sand & Stone in Painesville, Ohio.

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Much of the strength in the market can be attributed to improvements in single-family residential spending, up more than 20 percent over the last three years. Photo: iStock.com/halbergman

National Association of Realtors presents 2024 forecast

December 13, 2023By

The organization’s chief economist offers a projection on housing starts, 30-year fixed mortgage rates and more.

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Vulcan, Summit among Newsweek’s ‘responsible companies’

December 7, 2023By

Two other aggregate-producing companies also appear on Newsweek’s annual list of ‘America’s Most Responsible Companies 2024.’

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The new Cemex electric ready-mix truck is fully operational and has the capacity to transport a full load of concrete. Photo: Business Wire

Cemex showcases fully electric ready-mix truck

December 6, 2023By

Cemex unveiled what it describes as the first fully-electric, zero-emissions ready-mixed concrete truck this week during a United Nations conference in the Middle East.

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AGC: Labor issues still lingering

December 6, 2023By and

The Associated General Contractors of America’s Ken Simonson shares his thoughts on the current state of industry employment.

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Nonresidential construction outlook for 2024

December 5, 2023By and

Associated General Contractors of America chief economist Ken Simonson discusses the types of projects that will drive nonresidential construction in the coming year.

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Where the US stands with IIJA funding

November 29, 2023By and

Funds from the Infrastructure Investment & Jobs Act (IIJA) have been doled out to different projects at different rates. See what Ken Simonson with the Associated General Contractors of America anticipates from funding in 2024.

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Kevin Yanik, left, and Jack Kopanski are the hosts of the new ‘Drilling Deeper’ podcast. Photo: P&Q Staff

Pit & Quarry debuts ‘Drilling Deeper’ podcast

November 8, 2023By

P&Q has taken another leap in the digital universe, launching a biweekly podcast called ‘Drilling Deeper’ that’s now available on all major podcast platforms.

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BMC talks acquisitions, infrastructure bill and more

October 18, 2023By and

BMC Enterpises’ Nathan McKean discusses the company’s recent acquisitions and the overall M&A environment, as well as what’s to be expected in the aggregate industry in the coming months.

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