Tag: infrastructure bill

Michael Johnson of the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association. Photo: NSSGA

How the infrastructure bill finally reached the finish line

November 16, 2021By

Michael Johnson, president and CEO of the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association, paid P&Q a visit to discuss the nation’s new infrastructure bill, the arduous process of passing it and what’s next.

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Roger Group's Darin Matson and the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association's Michael Johnson attended the White House's ceremonial signing of the Infrastructure Investment & Jobs Act (IIJA). Photo: NSSGA

Johnson, Matson on hand for historic infrastructure bill signing

November 15, 2021By

Michael Johnson of the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association joined Darin Matson of Rogers Group on Monday at the White House as the Infrastructure Investment & Jobs Act was signed into law.

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With five of the nation’s 13 most populous cities residing in Texas, demand for construction materials in the Lone Star State is, not surprisingly, very high. Photo: Art Wager/iStock / Getty Images Plus/Getty Images

NAPA, PCA applaud House passage of infrastructure bill

November 8, 2021By

The heads of the National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) and Portland Cement Association (PCA) offered reaction to House passage of the Infrastructure Investment & Jobs Act.

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House passes historic infrastructure bill in late-night vote

November 6, 2021By

The $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill passed the House late Friday night. President Biden is expected to sign the measure into law.

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Vulcan makes third-quarter gains in aggregate volumes, pricing

November 5, 2021By

Tom Hill, chairman and CEO of Vulcan Materials Co., offered perspective on the company’s performance in the third quarter.

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Second delayed infrastructure vote causing industry angst

November 1, 2021By

Frustration is growing in construction materials industry circles as the U.S. House of Representatives, for a second time, delayed a vote on the Infrastructure Investment & Jobs Act.

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Infrastructure bill unnecessarily on life support

October 20, 2021By

U.S. infrastructure has decayed dramatically, and yet elected officials won’t do anything about it. P&Q’s Kevin Yanik sounds off on the state of affairs in Washington, arguing the time has long since passed to make a historic investment in infrastructure.

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What’s next for the stalled infrastructure bill?

October 6, 2021By and

Pit & Quarry’s Kevin Yanik offers a sense of the road ahead for an infrastructure bill that’s now clearly tied to reconciliation.

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Headshot: Ward Nye, Martin Marietta

Martin Marietta’s Nye named ARTBA chair

September 29, 2021By

Ward Nye, chairman and CEO of Martin Marietta, was elected chair of the American Road & Transportation Builders Association at the organization’s national convention.

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