Tag: infrastructure bill

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P&Q Profile: The Frazier Quarry’s Kevin Baker

June 21, 2022 By

P&Q recently paid The Frazier Quarry’s Kevin Baker a visit, during which he discussed his start in aggregates and the growing family-owned company.

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Barry Murphy visited with P&Q at AGG1 2022. Photo: P&Q Staff

P&Q Profile: Sandvik’s Barry Murphy

April 21, 2022 By

The magazine visited with Sandvik’s Barry Murphy at AGG1, where he offered details about Sandvik’s new wheeled crushing plant. Murphy also touched on the supply chain and more.

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Clarity surfacing on infrastructure bill funding rollout

January 27, 2022 By

Some industry stakeholders are getting antsy as they await funds from the Infrastructure Investment & Jobs Act, but answers about when, where and how much are emerging.

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Plenty of reason for optimism, industry stakeholders say

January 25, 2022 By

With aggregate demand up, the industry is ready to navigate a year that promises both increased work and continued supply chain challenges.

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AGC: Construction spending up in November 2021

January 3, 2022 By

The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) says the increase from October was due to growth in private residential and nonresidential building.

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Mobile crushers offer short planning and installation time, reduced in-pit transport costs and added on-site flexibility, according to Wirtgen Group’s Evan Haddix. Photo: kozmoat98/iStock / Getty Images Plus/Getty Images

Local, federal funding key to North Carolina’s 2022

December 13, 2021 By

Jasper Stem, executive director of the North Carolina Aggregates Association, shared his optimism for the industry in 2022 following an encouraging 2021.

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MDU Resources looks outward to 2026

November 30, 2021 By

Knife River Corp.’s parent company unveiled a five-year capital investment plan that includes investing in the Honey Creek Quarry in Texas.

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2021 aggregate production totals should be favorable once the U.S. Geological Survey presents them in full early in 2022. Photo: P&Q Staff

Plenty to celebrate as 2021 nears an end

November 26, 2021 By

Aggregate production and pricing were up, trade shows returned and a historic infrastructure bill passed. P&Q’s Kevin Yanik offers a year-in-review for the aggregate industry as 2021 winds down.

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Nonresidential, nonbuilding push construction starts upward

November 23, 2021 By

Dodge Construction Network says construction starts across the construction start value chain increased 16 percent last month, totaling an annual rate of $1.01 trillion.

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