Tag: labor

While technology tends to pull job prospects to other industries, many aggregate producers have tech opportunities available that can lead to long-lasting careers. Photo: iStock.com/SeventyFour

Solutions to staffing challenges

February 27, 2019By

Leaders at Bond Construction, Cemex, Dolese Bros. and Martin Marietta discuss how they’re overcoming the worker shortage that’s prevalent across the industry.

Read More
Accenture’s Gaston Carrion addresses the International Mining & Resources Conference. Photo courtesy of International Mining & Resources Conference

Who will run your future mine?

February 27, 2019By

Gaston Carrion, talent and organization lead for Accenture’s resources practice in Australia and New Zealand, discusses the future of labor in mining.

Read More
Karlgaard-AGG1

Why ‘late bloomers’ might be the answer to your labor woes

February 12, 2019By

Forbes’ Rich Karlgaard detailed in an AGG1 Academy education session why aggregate producers might want to look at this untapped talent pool.

Read More
Photo by Kevin Yanik

New dynamics at play for aggregate producers

February 12, 2019By

An Indiana producer details some of the new hurdles that are popping up to slow the pace of construction in his market.

Read More
The Biltmore outside of Miami was the location of the 2019 Pit & Quarry Roundtable & Conference. Photo by Joe McCarthy

Pit & Quarry Roundtable & Conference hosted in Miami

January 18, 2019By

South Florida was the home of this year’s annual event, which included discussions on equipment and technology, labor, safety and more.

Read More
Accenture’s Gaston Carrion

Determining who will run your future mine

October 31, 2018By

As the use of autonomous vehicles and other advanced technologies increases, the profile of the future mining workforce could change by up to 80 percent by 2024.

Read More
Rep. Bradley Byrne (R-Alabama)

Addressing America’s workforce training issue

September 25, 2018By

Rep. Bradley Byrne (R-Alabama) visited with the industry at the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association’s Legislative & Policy Forum, stressing the need for new approaches to workforce training.

Read More
The challenge of filling so many manufacturing jobs in the coming years is a daunting one, but AEM is among the organizations taking action to solve a major industry problem. Photo by Kevin Yanik.

AEM launches workforce recruitment toolkit


September 11, 2018By

The new, customized resource offers tools to nurture local talent pipelines.

Read More