Tag: 2021

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USGS: Fourth-quarter aggregate production up 7 percent

March 4, 2022 By

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), which collects production data through quarterly surveys, offers details about recent crushed stone, sand and gravel outputs.

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CRH offers reflection on 2021 performance

March 3, 2022 By

The company says last year presented additional growth, with CRH Americas Materials experiencing a 10 percent increase in materials sales.

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Report: Vulcan Materials made good gains to finish 2021

February 16, 2022 By

2021 proved to be a strong year for Vulcan Materials, which released its fourth-quarter and year-end 2021 results Wednesday. Get the details, plus find out what chairman and CEO Tom Hill expects out of 2022.

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USGS again ranked Cemex’s Balcones Quarry as the top crushed stone-producing operation in the nation. Photo by Kevin Yanik

How Cemex performed in 2021 and the fourth quarter

February 10, 2022 By

Cemex operations in the U.S. experienced good gains last year, with company CEO Fernando González saying the company is “pleased to report exceptional financial and strategic performance.”

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Dodge Momentum Index dips in January

February 9, 2022 By

After reaching a 14-year high in 2021 and seeing a 23 percent growth from 2020, the Dodge Momentum Index experienced a loss in January.

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Report: Crushed stone production at 14-year high

February 2, 2022 By

The U.S. Geological Survey offered details on 2021 crushed stone and sand and gravel production, reporting totals that had not been achieved by aggregate producers since before the Great Recession.

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USLM experiences fourth-quarter, 2021 gains

February 1, 2022 By

United States Lime & Minerals (USLM) reports that lime and limestone operation revenues were up to end last year.

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Momentum positive for nonresidential despite December 2021 dip

January 7, 2022 By

While commercial and institutional planning ended 2021 on a down note, Dodge Construction Network says those nonresidential building markets grew nicely in 2021.

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The 2021 Pit & Quarry Roundtable & Conference took place at the Omni Grove Park Inn in Asheville, North Carolina. Photo: PamElla Lee Photography

What to expect from Pit & Quarry in 2022

December 27, 2021 By

The magazine will transition its ongoing Road to Recovery series in the new year, and its two events – the Hall of Fame and Roundtable – return during the first half of 2022.

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