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Jamen McDermott of Sensata Technologies/PreView Radar, center, says safety is at the heart of the products his company offers. Photo: PamElla Lee Photography

How producers are prioritizing jobsite safety today

April 28, 2023By

Aggregate producers detail their approaches to safety and health and how they create cultures that send employees home the way they arrived each day.

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Taking advantage of new aggregate technology (Part 1)

April 24, 2023By

As more tech makes its way into the industry, producers grapple with how to best manage the data at their fingertips.

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Contractors remain cautiously optimistic in 2023

February 20, 2023By

Contractors are upbeat about public funding in 2023, but ongoing labor shortages are still causing concern. Read what economists and contractors expect in the months ahead.

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Producers, manufacturers discuss industry challenges

February 1, 2023By

Those who attended the 2023 Pit & Quarry Roundtable & Conference reflect on the impacts of inflation, regulation and workforce shortages.

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Addressing workforce woes

December 14, 2022By and

As the industry searches for skilled workers, Dodge Construction Network’s Richard Branch says there are things the companies can do to attract more employees.

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Report: More good growth for commercial, institutional projects

December 7, 2022By

Dodge Construction Network says the commercial and institutional components of its Dodge Momentum Index rose in November.

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Producers turning to tech as solution to labor shortage

December 6, 2022By

Kemper Equipment’s Greg Donecker offers an industry reflection for 2022 while outlining trends that emerged over the past 12 months.

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ABC: Construction job openings down in October

November 30, 2022By

The Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC) says construction job openings dropped by 52,000 positions in October and 21,000 positions from a year ago.

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P&Q Profile: Screen Machine’s Billy Stump II

September 26, 2022By

Billy Stump II, director of national sales at Screen Machine Industries, paid P&Q a visit to share his latest aggregate industry observations.

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