Tag: aggregate economics

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Recession avoidable, vulnerabilities remain

November 13, 2023By and

Associated General Contractors of America’s chief economist Ken Simonson says the U.S. will likely avoid a recession in 2024, but ongoing worldwide concerns need to be monitored.

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Fragmentation monitoring systems can offer insight on fragmentation in loader buckets, on conveyor belts and in other key places in the mine process. Photo: P&Q Staff

P&Q Profile: ‘In The Aggregates’ author Andrew Haumesser

May 16, 2023By

P&Q caught up with the recently retired Andrew Haumesser to reflect on his time in the industry and discuss his new reference book that’s now available.

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How interest rate increases are impacting inflation

April 26, 2023By and

Dodge Construction Network’s Richard Branch says while increasing interest rates have helped to slow core inflation, another increase could be on the horizon.

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Higher confidence leads to increase in home building

December 27, 2013By

Nationwide housing production rose nearly 23 percent in November to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.09 million, […]

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Crushed stone, sand and gravel consumption increase

December 10, 2013By

An estimated 367 million metric tons (Mt) of crushed stone was produced and shipped for consumption in the […]

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Report highlights aggregates’ contribution to economy

June 28, 2013By

The Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration (SME) published a technical briefing paper pointing to the contributions of […]

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Nonresidential building carries new construction starts in May

June 25, 2013By

New construction starts in May advanced 5 percent from April, according to McGraw Hill Construction. Much of the […]

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Non-residential building segment showing continued progress

April 8, 2013By

The Dodge Momentum Index measuring the first report for nonresidential building projects in planning rose 5.9 percent in […]

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