Tag: infrastructure funding

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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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single-digit growth in its aggregate volumes this year. Photo: PamElla Lee Photography

What producers, manufacturers are forecasting for 2024 (Part 1)

April 18, 2024 By

Many producers and manufacturers expect shades of 2023 to continue into this year, but there is still room for more growth.

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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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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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Lile Quarry is currently opening up a new pit in southwest Missouri, marking a new chapter at the operation that falls under owner Jim Lile’s purview. Photo courtesy of Kevin Yanik

Infrastructure spending prompts optimism among Missouri producers

January 29, 2024 By

Dan Kleinsorge, executive director of the Missouri Limestone Producers Association, shares his expectations for the industry in Missouri this year.

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FMI says passage of a one-time infrastructure stimulus package could catapult aggregate producers into a “super cycle” not seen in decades. Photo: MichaelUtech/iStock / Getty Images Plus/Getty Images

State, federal funding driving North Carolina’s 2024 outlook

January 18, 2024 By

Jasper Stem, executive director of the North Carolina Aggregates Association, noted a solid 2023 performance in North Carolina and shared his outlook for 2024.

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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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The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association hosted its 2023 Legislative & Policy Forum at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill from Sept. 24-27. Photo: P&Q Staff

NSSGA amplifies the aggregate industry’s message

October 4, 2023 By

The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) brought key issues to lawmakers this year in tandem with sister organizations.

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FMI leaders discuss the flow of IIJA funds

September 12, 2023 By and

FMI Capital Advisors’ Rob Mineo and George Reddin offer an update on Infrastructure Investment & Jobs Act (IIJA) funding, what held up their flow and what the market can expect in 2024.

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