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With the acquisition, Metso anticipates it will be able to better take part in the attractive growth of mobile products within the aggregate industry. Photo by Kevin Yanik

Metso to acquire McCloskey

June 10, 2019By

Metso signed an agreement to acquire McCloskey International, the Canadian mobile crushing and screening equipment manufacturer, in a deal valued at $316 million.

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A Turner Mining Group excavator on a job high above Silicon Valley, California. Photo courtesy of BuildWitt Media Group.

Why Turner Mining Group turns to excavators

May 30, 2019By

With operations coast-to-coast, Turner Mining Group has developed an affinity for excavators over wheel loaders – and for a number of reasons.

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Arizona Drilling & Blasting is a division of Fisher Sand and Gravel. Photo courtesy of Pete Tramontanas.

P&Q Profile: Arizona Drilling & Blasting’s Pete Tramontanas

May 29, 2019By

P&Q’s conversation with Pete Tramontanas, the general manager of Arizona Drilling & Blasting.

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Photo courtesy of NIOSH

Identifying safety risks through panorama photos

Capturing and studying panoramic photos is one way aggregate producers can build up their hazard recognition skills during safety training.

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Hammett Gravel Co. is located in central Mississippi. Photo courtesy of Hammett Gravel Co.

P&Q Profile: Hammett Gravel Co.’s Tripp Hammett

May 28, 2019By

A conversation with Tripp Hammett, the president and co-owner of central Mississippi-based Hammett Gravel Co.

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Photo courtesy of Martin Marietta

Momentum building for 2019 M&A construction materials market

May 24, 2019By and

A strong first quarter and an improving outlook will likely reinvigorate the construction materials merger and acquisition market.

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Some aggregate industry leaders see a potential end to the journey of securing adequate infrastructure funding. Photo iStock.com/undefined

Coming together on our crumbling infrastructure

May 24, 2019By

The long road to secure adequate funding for our nation’s roads and bridges stretches on, but some industry leaders see a potential end in sight.

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The primary crushing plant at Haydon Materials' Airport Road Quarry in Bardstown, Kentucky. Photo by Kevin Yanik

Slideshow: Haydon Materials’ Airport Road Quarry

May 22, 2019By

Check out a few photos from Haydon Materials’ new 1 million-tpy quarry in Bardstown, Kentucky.

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