Tag: CRH

Say Tom Hill: “I’ve … been blessed to have a talented team around me, many of whom jumped off the cliff with me to start Summit.” Photo: Pit & Quarry

Summit Materials founder hits on high notes of career

June 7, 2024 By

Tom Hill made his mark with a pair of companies – one of which he started – and had plenty of people who helped him along the way.

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Aggregate pricing, volume gains propel CRH in first quarter

May 15, 2024 By

CRH chief executive Albert Manifold reflects on his company’s performance during the first three months of the year.

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How autonomy might redefine the quarry

April 11, 2024 By

Autonomous hauling has been getting a lot of love lately on the pages of Pit & Quarry. And

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CRH completes deals for BoDean, Northgate

April 9, 2024 By

The acquisitions provide CRH’s Materials Solutions business with entry into the state of California.

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Says Chris Williams of Capital Aggregates: “[With] most technologies, as they become established, the price point for entry tends to come down as they emerge.” Photo: Neorodan/iStock / Getty Images Plus/Getty Images

Producers discuss the future of autonomy in aggregates

March 15, 2024 By

As large producers test autonomous haulers in quarries, small and midsized producers are eager to see if the technologies tested are viable.

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Tom Hill started Summit Materials after nearly three decades with CRH. Photo: Tom Hill

P&Q Hall of Fame Profile: Thomas W. Hill

March 14, 2024 By

The founder of Summit Materials always aimed big and, more often than not, delivered on his goals.

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The production of crushed stone, sand and gravel in the fourth quarter showed signs of softening, according to FMI Capital Advisors. Photo: Diatrezor/iStock / Getty Images Plus/Getty Images

Martin Marietta makes another major deal

February 13, 2024 By

The company came to terms on a $2.05 billion transaction with Blue Water Industries that involves 20 aggregate operations across five states.

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The new plant produces two spec sands. Photo: P&Q Staff

CRH remains atop USGS’s sand and gravel producer rankings

February 7, 2024 By

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) released its latest top 100 list ranking the nation’s sand and gravel producers by their volumes. CRH Americas Materials tops the list. Find out about the other 99.

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Vulcan tops USGS’s 2024 crushed stone producers list

February 6, 2024 By

Vulcan Materials is still No. 1 on the U.S. Geological Survey’s (USGS) ranking of the nation’s top crushed stone producers, but several new companies crack the top 100 this year.

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