Pit & Quarry Roundtable

Photo:Capital Aggregates’ Jamie Jones says there’s a comfort level in Missouri, where the state has added new gas tax funds and other monies into infrastructure. Photo: PamElla Lee Photography

Gauging the potential impact of the 2024 election

April 23, 2024 By

The presidential election was a leading discussion point
in one Pit & Quarry Roundtable & Conference discussion this year.

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What producers, manufacturers are forecasting for 2024 (Part 2)

April 19, 2024 By

Many producers and manufacturers were able to rebuild inventories in 2023 and are optimistic about the rest of 2024.

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single-digit growth in its aggregate volumes this year. Photo: PamElla Lee Photography

What producers, manufacturers are forecasting for 2024 (Part 1)

April 18, 2024 By

Many producers and manufacturers expect shades of 2023 to continue into this year, but there is still room for more growth.

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NSSGA’s Michael Johnson says discussion on the next federal infrastructure bill must begin now. Photo: EXTREME-PHOTOGRAPHER/E+/Getty Images

What’s ahead for the funding of roads, bridges

April 17, 2024 By

The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association’s Michael Johnson discussed the state of highway funding at the 2024 Pit & Quarry Roundtable & Conference.

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IRock Crushers’ Nate Russell (pictured in foreground): “We had a half dozen or so yellow iron dealers that had a massive influx of inventory from their primary supplier. It certainly put us in a unique position.” Photo: PamElla Lee Photography

Reflecting on the 2023 construction materials market (Part 1)

April 12, 2024 By

As this year’s Pit & Quarry Roundtable & Conference discussions got underway, aggregate producers and equipment suppliers shared their assessments of 2023.

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Says Chris Williams of Capital Aggregates: “[With] most technologies, as they become established, the price point for entry tends to come down as they emerge.” Photo: Neorodan/iStock / Getty Images Plus/Getty Images

Producers discuss the future of autonomy in aggregates

March 15, 2024 By

As large producers test autonomous haulers in quarries, small and midsized producers are eager to see if the technologies tested are viable.

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Drilling Deeper Episode 9: P&Q Roundtable (Part 2)

March 6, 2024 By

Pit & Quarry’s Kevin Yanik and Jack Kopanski are back in Cleveland following the 2024 Pit & Quarry Roundtable & Conference to unpack their final thoughts for an episode of “Drilling Deeper.”

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How manufacturers are incorporating tech

March 5, 2024 By

Several equipment manufacturers who attended the 2024 Pit & Quarry Roundtable & Conference detail what kinds of technology their companies are including in equipment offerings.

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Manufacturers discuss industry perception

February 28, 2024 By

Equipment suppliers discuss the steps they’re taking to position their companies and the aggregate industry in a positive light.

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