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Capital Aggregates talks state, federal funding

May 8, 2024 By

Chris Williams and Jamie Jones of Machinery Partner discuss how the aggregate industry has fared so far in 2024, highlighting federal funding and state DOT funds as the primary drivers for the industry.

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TerraSource’s Hambrice offers his industry view

May 7, 2024 By

TerraSource Global CEO Kevin Hambrice reflects on the state of the aggregate industry, sharing his optimism that’s based on the health of the companies invested in crushed stone, sand and gravel.

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NSSGA’s Michael Johnson says discussion on the next federal infrastructure bill must begin now. Photo: EXTREME-PHOTOGRAPHER/E+/Getty Images

What’s ahead for the funding of roads, bridges

April 17, 2024 By

The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association’s Michael Johnson discussed the state of highway funding at the 2024 Pit & Quarry Roundtable & Conference.

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Says Vulcan Materials’ Frank Suarez: “2023 was a very good year for us. Our sales and operations teams worked to deliver value to our customers.” Photo: PamElla Lee Photography

Reflecting on the 2023 construction materials market (Part 2)

April 15, 2024 By

During a second discussion at the Pit & Quarry Roundtable & Conference, aggregate producers and equipment suppliers discussed 2023 materials demand and the impact of federal funding.

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Martin Marietta’s Jim Nickolas takes over as chairman of the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association this month. Photo: NSSGA

Incoming NSSGA chair shares outlook on road ahead

March 12, 2024 By

The incoming chair of the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) shares his view of the industry and what’s ahead in Washington.

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Manufacturers share their 2024 outlooks

February 7, 2024 By

Equipment suppliers discuss the factors impacting their view of the year ahead for the aggregate industry.

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PCA chief economist provides 2024 outlook

January 24, 2024 By

Ed Sullivan, chief economist and vice president of market intelligence, shared his 2024 economic outlook at World of Concrete 2024 in Las Vegas.

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Where the US stands with IIJA funding

November 29, 2023 By and

Funds from the Infrastructure Investment & Jobs Act (IIJA) have been doled out to different projects at different rates. See what Ken Simonson with the Associated General Contractors of America anticipates from funding in 2024.

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Equipment and parts availability improved in 2023, but it remains an area to watch. Photo: P&Q Staff

Equipment manufacturers cautiously optimistic for 2024

November 28, 2023 By

Equipment suppliers reflect on the year that was while sharing their expectations for 2024.

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