Tag: economy

Aggregate producers located in the South and Mountain states are in a position to benefit from migration in the coming years. Photo by Kevin Yanik

The five-year aggregate industry outlook

December 5, 2019By

While construction and the economy remain relatively healthy, S-C Market Analytics’ David Chereb says there’s still potential for aggregate sales to be disrupted in 2020.

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Divestitures are sometimes required to complete a deal involving crushed stone, sand and gravel operations. Photo: iStock.com/peuceta

The latest merger & acquisition influencers

November 25, 2019By and

While the economic fundamentals are favorable, FMI’s George Reddin and Scott Duncan explain why buyers of construction materials firms remain rather selective.

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U.S. Concrete shares third-quarter 2019 details

November 18, 2019By

Although quarterly aggregate product revenue declined $600,000, ready-mixed concrete revenue was up in July, August and September.

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Expect our economy to plow through obstacles

November 11, 2019By

S-C Market Analytics’ David Chereb provides his latest aggregate forecast and a look at how the economy will overcome upcoming challenges.

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How Granite Construction fared in third quarter 2019

October 28, 2019By

Granite Construction’s third-quarter materials revenue was on par with the third quarter of 2018, but the company’s quarterly net income was down significantly in July, August and September.

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PCA: Moderate cement consumption on the horizon

October 24, 2019By

The Portland Cement Association (PCA) expects cement consumption to grow by 2.4 percent in 2019, 1.7 percent in 2020 and 1.4 percent in 2021.

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Source: S-C Market Analytics

Improved economic outlook provides optimism

October 18, 2019By

S-C Market Analytics’ David Chereb provides his latest aggregate forecast and a look to a future that remains bright for the industry.

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More aggregate demand, pricing gains on horizon

September 24, 2019By

S-C Market Analytics’ David Chereb provides his latest aggregate forecast and a look at the economy’s effect on pricing.

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