Tag: construction materials demand

Over the past 75 days, FMI Capital Advisors’ Construction Materials Index (CMI)* has outperformed the “general market” by more than 15 percent.

How construction materials firms are faring versus the ‘general market’

June 5, 2023By , and

FMI Capital Advisors’ Construction Materials Index illustrates how the industry has been on a good run over the last two and a half months.

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Equipment lead times were a talking point for manufacturers as they visited with ConExpo-Con/Agg attendees. Photo: ConExpo-Con/Agg

Manufacturers offer the latest on equipment supply

May 24, 2023By

Although aggregate producers will have to continue to wait for equipment to become available, the current supply environment offers equipment dealers new opportunities.

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CalPortland excited about the aggregate industry’s future

February 14, 2018By

CalPortland had a positive response to the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act, and it looks forward to the passage of a comprehensive infrastructure bill sometime in 2018.

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Photo courtesy of Cemex USA.

A quick breakdown of Cemex’s 2017 fourth quarter

February 11, 2018By

Despite a sales jump, Cemex posted a fourth-quarter 2017 net loss of $105 million due to lower operating earnings and higher expenses and taxes.

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Photo courtesy of Clay Albright

P&Q Profile: Caldwell Stone’s Clay Albright

January 22, 2018By

As a third-generation miner, Clay Albright, assistant quarry manager at Caldwell Stone Co. Inc., developed a career in the aggregate industry at an early age.

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Aggregate demand expected to grow through 2017

August 9, 2017By

Construction materials demand continues to increase for most areas of the country.

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First-quarter aggregate revenue, pricing up at U.S. Concrete

May 4, 2017By

The company’s aggregate product revenue increased 17.7 percent in the first quarter, and the average sales price of aggregate products jumped, too.

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MDU Resources releases first-quarter 2017 performance report

May 4, 2017By

MDU Resources Group Inc.’s construction materials business reported a seasonal first-quarter loss of $19.9 million, compared to a loss of $14.5 million in 2016.

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Increased sales volumes, pricing drive Summit’s first quarter 2017

May 3, 2017By

Summit Materials CEO Tom Hill says the company performed ahead of expectations during the first quarter of 2017.

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