Although aggregate volumes are down of late, construction materials firms continue to make gains behind methodical adjustments in pricing. Photo: P&Q Staff

What’s driving the industry’s growth

May 31, 2024By , and

FMI Capital Advisors experts assess the overall performance of construction materials firms through the first quarter.

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Cat debuts energy transition program for aggregates

May 30, 2024By

Caterpillar’s new ‘Pathways to Sustainability’ program is designed for those in aggregates and mining.

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Cemex turning to renewable natural gas in Southern California

May 30, 2024By

Cemex plans to power 39 of its ready-mixed concrete and cement bulk trucks in the region with the lower-carbon fuel.

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Then and now: Hill reflects on M&A

May 29, 2024By

Summit Materials founder Tom Hill, who is now a member of the Knife River board of directors, shared his view of the industry’s mergers and acquisition space during a recent Pit & Quarry interview.

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In its latest quarterly report on aggregates, the U.S. Geological Survey says aggregate production was up 3 percent in the third quarter. Photo: P&Q Staff

USGS: Aggregate production drops to start 2024

May 28, 2024By

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) estimates that crushed stone production was down 4.6 percent in the first quarter while sand and gravel production dropped 2.8 percent.

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Producers, suppliers optimistic about the months ahead

May 23, 2024By

Despite construction market challenges and increasing costs, industry experts remain optimistic about the future.

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