Tag: labor

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Photo by Kevin Yanik

Nye, Martin Marietta look to 2018’s second half

July 30, 2018By

Executive Ward Nye and company management expect 2018 to be a record-setting year for the company for a number of reasons.

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Logo: Martin Marietta

Martin Marietta reaches milestones in second quarter 2018

July 30, 2018By

The company reached a number of high marks, including record revenues, profits and diluted earnings per share.

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Photo by Joe McCarthy

Continued growth fuels more optimism

July 18, 2018By

SCMA’s David Chereb cites the growing economy and labor participation rate as reasons show why aggregate producers should be optimistic.

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