Tag: construction materials

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Record second-quarter 2019 earnings at MDU Resources

August 2, 2019By

Earnings at MDU Resources Group were $61.8 million in second-quarter 2019, compared to $43.8 million during the same time period in 2018.

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With Apex, Midwest Concrete Materials eliminated re-entering tickets for billing, reducing office time and decreasing the chance for errors, the company says. Photo courtesy of Command Alkon.

How Midwest Concrete Materials simplified dispatch efforts

April 16, 2019By

New technology at Midwest Concrete Materials is helping to minimize a systemic problem producers everywhere face in loadout processes.

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The likelihood of the next U.S. recession mirroring the last one is highly unlikely, says FMI’s George Reddin. Photo: iStock.com/zoom-zoom

10 construction materials market drivers

April 9, 2019By

George Reddin, managing director of FMI Capital Advisors, details factors that weighed on the construction materials market in 2018.

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Aggregate producers are forecasting several more years of significant growth, but attracting talented people to the industry remains a real challenge. Photo by Kevin Yanik

Policies, investments continue to fuel optimism

March 13, 2019By

S-C Markets’ David Chereb provides his latest aggregate forecast.

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Tommy Fisher, the president and CEO of Fisher Sand & Gravel who’s pictured at the 2019 Pit & Quarry Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, is confident his company can handle President Trump’s border wall project more efficiently. Photo by PamElla Lee Photography

Fisher Sand & Gravel offers to step up on border wall

March 11, 2019By

Tommy Fisher, the president and CEO of Fisher Sand & Gravel, has a solution to help bring President Trump’s vision of a border wall to life.

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Martin Marietta: Business fundamentals, demand remains strong

February 28, 2019By

The company expects continued strength in the private sector, as well as increased public-sector activity, to drive shipment, pricing and profitability growth in the months ahead.

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CRH chief: 2018 brought ‘record profit delivery’

February 28, 2019By

The company reports it continued to grow profitably in 2018 despite weather disruption and an inflationary cost environment.

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Second-quarter 2018 earnings up at MDU Resources

August 1, 2018By

The company has a record backlog of $1.62 billion in its construction materials and construction services businesses.

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