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P&Q celebrates the Bluegrass State

August 13, 2019By

Pit & Quarry’s Kevin Yanik spent some time in Kentucky this year, and puts the spotlight on the Bluegrass State this month with special coverage of its impact on the aggregate industry.

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P&Q debuts the Dealer Issue

July 17, 2019By

Editor-in-Chief Kevin Yanik introduces P&Q’s inaugural Dealer Issue and explains why dealers are as critical today as ever to the aggregate industry.

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The 2019 induction ceremony is Feb. 11 in Indianapolis. Photo courtesy of Lee Beckmann

The path forward for the Pit & Quarry Hall of Fame

June 24, 2019By

The next Pit & Quarry Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony will take place in 2021 during AGG1 Aggregates Academy & Expo. P&Q’s Kevin Yanik details what’s ahead for this seven-year-old event.

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Aggregate producers feel the pressure from the community as they pursue permits or business opportunities. Photo by Joe McCarthy.

Combating the digital mob on permitting, zoning

May 15, 2019By

P&Q’s Kevin Yanik explores the challenges aggregate producers face when it comes to engaging the public on these key industry issues.

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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

The ongoing transformation of the aggregate industry

April 10, 2019By

P&Q’S Kevin Yanik details a busy first quarter and offers some perspective on the evolving aggregate industry.

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While technology tends to pull job prospects to other industries, many aggregate producers have tech opportunities available that can lead to long-lasting careers. Photo: iStock.com/SeventyFour

Utilizing smart tech

March 8, 2019By

P&Q’s Kevin Yanik explores the positive impact the latest tech can have on aggregate operations.

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New dynamics at play for aggregate producers

February 12, 2019By

An Indiana producer details some of the new hurdles that are popping up to slow the pace of construction in his market.

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The evolution of ROI

January 26, 2019By

A conversation with McLanahan’s George Sidney turns to the historical nature of how aggregate producers buy equipment – and what they value today when purchasing.

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