ConExpo-Con/Agg 2023 looked and felt like shows from the not-so-distant past. Photo: P&Q Staff

2023 another strong year for the aggregate industry

December 1, 2023By

Though not record-breaking for all, 2023 was another prosperous year for the aggregate industry.

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Where the US stands with IIJA funding

November 29, 2023By and

Funds from the Infrastructure Investment & Jobs Act (IIJA) have been dolled out to different projects at different rates. See what Ken Simonson with the Associated General Contractors of America anticipates from funding in 2024.

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2021 aggregate production totals should be favorable once the U.S. Geological Survey presents them in full early in 2022. Photo: P&Q Staff

USGS: Third-quarter aggregate production declines

November 29, 2023By

Total construction aggregate production was down slightly in the third quarter, according to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). Get breakdowns on crushed stone and sand and gravel.

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SRM, Vulcan Materials strike a ready-mix deal

November 28, 2023By

SRM Concrete came to terms on a deal with Vulcan Materials Co., acquiring more than 80 ready-mixed concrete plants in the state of Texas.

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Producers making gains despite aggregate shipment declines

November 21, 2023By

The 2023 growth narrative continued in the third quarter for the industry’s public producers, with further price increases once again offsetting declines in sales volumes for most. Get company-by-company rundowns.

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Dodge: Construction starts slip in October

November 21, 2023By

Dodge Construction Network says total construction starts were down 7 percent in October. Nonbuilding and residential saw declines while nonresidential starts increased.

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