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The top 20 sand and gravel producers in the nation accounted for nearly 270 million metric tons in 2016, USGS reports. Photo: Kevin Yanik

USGS: Aggregate production up in second quarter 2021

September 7, 2021By

Crushed stone production was up 4 percent in the second quarter of 2021 while sand and gravel production spiked 11 percent, according to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).

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Great Lakes limestone shipments up in July 2021

August 9, 2021By

On the year, the Great Lakes limestone trade is now at 13.8 million tons for an increase of 10.8 percent compared to one year ago. 

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Calling for action on infrastructure in 2021 (Part 2)

August 6, 2021By

The nation’s infrastructure was a hot topic at this year’s Roundtable, with attendees debating the merits of 2021 proposals that have come forth in Washington.

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Calling for action on infrastructure in 2021 (Part 1)

August 4, 2021By

The nation’s infrastructure was a hot topic at this year’s Roundtable, with attendees debating the merits of 2021 proposals that have come forth in Washington.

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How Vulcan Materials fared in second quarter 2021

August 4, 2021By

Tom Hill, chairman and CEO of the nation’s largest aggregate producer, offered perspective following the release of Vulcan Materials’ second-quarter report.

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‘Strong’ second quarter 2021 propels Cemex forward

August 3, 2021By

Cemex reports that net sales in the U.S. grew 13 percent in the second quarter while operating earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortization jumped 7 percent.

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Revenues, profitability up at USLM in second quarter 2021

August 3, 2021By

United States Lime & Minerals (USLM) experienced significant revenue and profitability gains within its lime and limestone operations in both the second quarter and first half of 2021.

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P&Q Profile: GZA’s Mark Krumenacher

June 10, 2021By

GZA’s Mark Krumenacher recently completed a book titled “Quarry Regulatory Control & Permitting: Defending the Foundation of a Sustainable Society,” and he paid P&Q a visit to discuss it.

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