Economic development key to South Carolina’s 2024

By |  January 24, 2024


Jessica Palmer, executive director of the South Carolina Aggregates Association, shared her thoughts on what the aggregate industry might look like in South Carolina during 2024.

How did aggregate producers in your state fare in 2023 compared to your expectations coming into the year?

The industry exceeded my expectations this year.

Describe your outlook for the aggregate industry in 2024.

Extremely optimistic.

What factors are driving your outlook for 2024?

South Carolina’s economic development.

What are the greatest opportunities available to aggregate producers within your state in 2024?

New businesses and manufacturing plants coming to the state, plus infrastructure projects.

What are the greatest challenges aggregate producers in your state will face in 2024?

Permitting and supply.

Related: Georgia producers remain optimistic about 2024

Featured photo: P&Q Staff

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