Tag: business management

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Luck Stone leaders reflect on 100th anniversary

August 22, 2023By and

Charlie Luck and Richard Luck, who represent the third and fourth generations at family-owned Luck Stone, discuss the ongoing celebration while sharing their fondest memories in business.

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The National Stone Sand & Gravel Association Annual Convention is March 12-15 in Las Vegas. Photo: P&Q Staff

A variety of educational content on tap for producers

March 9, 2023By

The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association Annual Convention will provide various informational opportunities for attendees. Find out what’s scheduled.

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Nye: 2022 was Martin Marietta’s ‘most profitable year ever’

February 21, 2023By

Martin Marietta’s Ward Nye says the company achieved an all-time quarterly record in aggregate pricing growth in the fourth quarter.

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Cemex CEO reflects on company’s performance

February 21, 2023By

Fernando González touched on the company’s 2022 full-year and fourth-quarter results.

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The Randall Wade Group’s Randy Goruk says managers and employees who don’t set clear expectations will operate on different wavelengths. Photo: Constantinis/E+/Getty Images

10 qualities of effective business leaders

February 21, 2023By

Skilled managers motivate workers and create more profits, but becoming an effective manager is more a process than a destination.

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Mobile crushers offer short planning and installation time, reduced in-pit transport costs and added on-site flexibility, according to Wirtgen Group’s Evan Haddix. Photo: kozmoat98/iStock / Getty Images Plus/Getty Images

Exploring applicant-tracking systems, cross-training and more

August 24, 2022By

In his latest column, Pit & Quarry’s Kevin Yanik discusses systems that track job applications across companies and the idea of cross-training employees.

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Says Turner Staffing Group’s Thomas Haun: “We don’t just want to bring somebody into the company to put a butt in a seat. I think that’s a recipe for failure.” Photo: izusek/E+/Getty Images

Why the industry must prioritize people again

July 1, 2022By

Thomas Haun of the newly formed Turner Staffing Group encourages every industry company to fully reexamine their approach to hiring and retention.

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FMI anticipates the next industry transactions that close will be driven first by buyer synergies. Photo: P&Q Staff

Plenty to keep tabs on within the aggregate industry

June 28, 2022By

P&Q’s Kevin Yanik reflects on the business environment surrounding aggregates, presenting key takeaways from the Pit & Quarry Roundtable & Conference.

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Summit adds chief strategy and growth officer

May 10, 2022By

Summit Materials added Kekin Ghelani as an outside hire, making him the first person to hold the title with the company.

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