Tag: industry outlook

Says Route 82 Sand & Gravel’s Stewart Petrovits: “We anticipate a strong 2023. We’re a month in and we’re already washing material – which is unheard of.” Photo: PamElla Lee Photography

What 2023 can offer the aggregate industry (Part 1)

April 18, 2023By

Pit & Quarry Roundtable & Conference attendees share why they expect the months ahead to bear plenty of fruit for their businesses during a January discussion.

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Jessica Palmer, executive director of the South Carolina Aggregates Association, says feedback about the organization’s annual event was largely positive – though the event has more room to grow. Photo: Allen Knight, Four Twenty One Media

Hundreds show for South Carolina aggregate workshop

February 15, 2023By

Aggregate producers, equipment manufacturers and other stakeholders attended the South Carolina Aggregates Association workshop in late 2022.

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What to expect in nonresidential construction in 2022

December 29, 2021By and

Although warehousing has fueled nonresidential construction of late, Dodge Construction Network’s Richard Branch expects other forms of construction in the sector to pick up the pace in 2022.

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What’s ahead for residential construction in 2022

December 22, 2021By and

Dodge Construction Network chief economist Richard Branch shares his outlook for a construction category that really took off over the last couple of years.

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Looking ahead to 2022 in Wisconsin

December 16, 2021By and

Travis Wise, vice president and general manager at Wingra Stone, offers an industry outlook for 2022, detailing what needs to happen in order to have a good outcome over the next 12 months.

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Cemex’s Alan Maio describes a changing environment where contractors who used to handle simple jobs like stripping are taking on bigger tasks in aggregate production. Photo courtesy of PamElla Lee Photography

Maio: Interest rates, housing permits provide reason for hope

August 12, 2020By

Proudfoot’s Alan Maio offers a glass-half-full outlook on the road ahead for the aggregate industry.

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Reddin: Backlogs, continuing resolution should sustain industry through 2020

August 5, 2020By

FMI Capital Advisors’ George Reddin shares his expectations for the year’s remaining months and what’s ahead for the aggregate industry.

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Arcosa’s Scott Alexander has experience as both a small and large producer. He feels so much of purchasing – regardless of size – comes back to relationships. Says Alexander: “It’s just who you trust.” Photo: PamElla Lee Photography

Alexander: Looking to replicate the first half 
in the months to come

August 3, 2020By

Arcosa’s Scott Alexander sees big opportunities ahead once the coronavirus pandemic passes the aggregate industry on by.

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Says Turner Mining Group's Keaton Turner: "Social distancing is not a huge disruptor for us." Photo: Zach Stinton

Catching up with Turner Mining Group

March 31, 2020By

Turner Mining Group’s Keaton Turner and Tracy O’Brien visited with P&Q to reflect on the coronavirus pandemic, its impact on the industry and their outlook for the future.

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