Tag: employees

The Ozark Quarry, located in the Springfield, Missouri, area, is one of 12 quarries that makes up Capital Materials, now part of Capital Aggregates. Photo: Capital Aggregates

Operations reorganize as Capital Aggregates

May 1, 2023By

Several large Missouri aggregate operations combined and rebranded as one new entity that produces more than 10 million tons a year.

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Keeping qualified employees in a candidate-driven market

April 6, 2023By

The aggregate industry continues to face a shortage of qualified workers as older generations retire. Industry experts discuss how employers can find and retain qualified employees in a tough market.

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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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AGC: June construction employment behind pre-pandemic levels

July 27, 2022By

The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) says June construction employment lagged pre-pandemic levels despite record job openings.

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Vulcan Materials promotes two within company

February 16, 2022By

Mary Andrews Carlisle, vice president of finance at Vulcan Materials, was appointed to succeed senior vice president and CFO Suzanne Wood. Also, Darren Hicks is taking on a new position at the company.

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Pennsylvania State University’s William Rothwell says periodic conversations with employees will reveal issues about their working conditions. Photo: izusek/E+/Getty Images

How a great workplace drives profits

September 22, 2021By

Hiring motivated people will undoubtedly help your business grow, but supervisors must sometimes take measures to boost employee engagement.

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AEM workforce solutions summit on tap

July 9, 2021By

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) says its one-day virtual summit will offer valuable information and insights to organizations looking to recruit, train and retain employees.

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Luck Companies headquarters is located in Manakin-Sabot, Virginia. Photo by Kevin Yanik

Pullen: Why effective communication is a must

March 25, 2021By

Luck Stone’s John Pullen shares how the nation’s largest family-owned producer of crushed stone adapted during the pandemic.

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Scepaniak: Employees stepped up during pandemic

March 17, 2021By

John Scepaniak details how Wm. D. Scepaniak’s employees rose to the occasion for their colleagues during turbulent times tied to the pandemic.

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