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Editors’ Blog

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Traditional infrastructure versus ‘human infrastructure’

August 23, 2021By

The term “human infrastructure” became mainstream this summer as legislators pursued an infrastructure bill in Washington. So, what is human infrastructure? And what does its emergence mean for traditional infrastructure? P&Q contributor David Chereb explores.

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Will the new infrastructure bill lead to booming agg demand?

August 18, 2021By and

P&Q contributor David Chereb offers his take on the Infrastructure Investment & Jobs Act that passed the Senate this month. Chereb weighs in on whether or not the bill will ultimately pass the House and how aggregate demand would be impacted.

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Forecast: Global agg demand growth to carry into 2031

August 18, 2021By

A third-party research organization forecasts the global construction aggregate market to grow by nearly 7 percent over the next decade.

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Caterpillar, Champion Iron partner for advanced drilling technologies

August 17, 2021By

Artificial intelligence is at the forefront of the technology that will be implemented on Cat equipment due to the company’s upcoming partnership with Champion Iron.

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What’s next for the infrastructure bill

August 11, 2021By and

Pit & Quarry’s Kevin Yanik offers perspective on what’s happening in Washington, explaining how the $1 trillion Infrastructure & Investment & Jobs Act is now tied to a $3.5 trillion budget resolution.

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Sure, New York City traffic is horrible. But eliminating cars from New York City roads and expecting other U.S. cities to adopt the Big Apple's model is quite the stretch. Photo: Bim/iStock / Getty Images Plus/Getty Images

The definition of ‘infrastructure’ somehow up for debate

August 6, 2021By

Infrastructure has long been about things like roads and bridges. But the emergence of “human infrastructure” is now all the rage in Washington, where it’s being pitted against “physical infrastructure.”

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Construction association launches climate change initiative

August 3, 2021By

The Associated General Contractors of America detailed measures that are needed to lead to a more environmentally friendly built environment.

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Barrett off and running with brand-new dredge

July 28, 2021By and

P&Q’s Kevin Yanik offers a brief summary of the multimillion-dollar dredge project at Barrett Paving and why such a sizable capex project ultimately went forward last year.

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