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Remote machine monitoring will likely become the standard, and data and telematics will continue to modify practices for increased uptime. Photo by Kevin Yanik.

Equipping aggregate producers to move more

December 6, 2019By

Bridgestone Americas’ Tim Netzel offers an outlook for 2020.

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Aggregate producers located in the South and Mountain states are in a position to benefit from migration in the coming years. Photo by Kevin Yanik

2019 State of the Industry Report

December 5, 2019By

Pit & Quarry’s annual report looks back on 2019 and what’s ahead for the aggregate industry.

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2019 state by state report: Washington

December 5, 2019By

The head of the Washington Aggregates & Concrete Association and the Washington Chapter of the American Concrete Institute shares his optimism for 2020.

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The pledges were presented to David Zatezalo, assistant secretary of the Mine Safety & Health Administration, during a joint-visit to support NSSGA's "Why Risk It? Just Click It!" campaign. Photo courtesy of U.S. Department of Labor

NSSGA compiles 5,000 seat belt safety pledges

December 3, 2019By

The pledges were presented to the Mine Safety & Health Administration’s David Zatezalo during a joint visit to support a seat belt safety campaign.

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The forecast for public works construction remains positive, especially when compared to other construction segments. Photo: iStock.com/Jens_Lambert_Photography

Strong public support for infrastructure investment continues

December 2, 2019By

Voters approved nearly 90 percent of transportation investment ballot measures this year, the American Road & Transportation Builders Association reports.

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Keeping the areas around screens clean not only keeps employees safe, but avoids the potential of product contamination occurring. Photo by Kevin Yanik

Making safety strides around screens

November 27, 2019By

Unified Screening & Crushing’s Austin Gwyther offers four practices to produce safer work environments.

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Two-thirds of P&Q survey respondents (67 percent) listed equipment and technology as the main reason for their attendance. Photo by Kevin Yanik

The real reason construction companies fail

November 25, 2019By

The president at the Center for Business Development provides seven reasons that ultimately lead to construction company pitfalls.

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Divestitures are sometimes required to complete a deal involving crushed stone, sand and gravel operations. Photo: iStock.com/peuceta

The latest merger & acquisition influencers

November 25, 2019By and

While the economic fundamentals are favorable, FMI’s George Reddin and Scott Duncan explain why buyers of construction materials firms remain rather selective.

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