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Martin Marietta offers an early view of 2020

October 31, 2019By

Martin Marietta expects the current construction cycle will continue for the foreseeable future and expand at a steady pace in 2020 for each of its three primary construction end-use markets.

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Frac sand producers are taking advantage of this lull in the market to prepare for the next boom. Photo: iSstock.com/BanksPhotos

Waiting on the frac sand floodgates to open

September 20, 2019By

One industry veteran provides his view on the evolving frac sand market and offers a look at what’s coming down the pike.

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Construction starts rise in majority of top US markets in first half of 2019

August 26, 2019By

Six of the top 10 United States metropolitan markets for commercial and multifamily construction starts saw greater activity in the first half of 2019 compared to the same time period a year ago, according to Dodge Data & Analytics.

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Martin Marietta notches first-quarter records in revenue, EBITDA

May 6, 2019By

Improved shipments, pricing and cost management drove Martin Marietta’s first-quarter performance to new levels.

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Vulcan pleased with first-quarter 2019 optimistic looking ahead

May 6, 2019By

Earnings were up in the first quarter at Vulcan Materials, whose CEO is optimistic about the months ahead.

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Report: Silica sand demand to grow annually

October 31, 2016By

A Freedonia Group report says silica sand demand in North America is forecast to expand 5.1 percent per year through 2020.

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Frac sand rail terminal in the works

July 19, 2016By

Smart Sand Inc. plans to construct a $10 million railroad loading terminal in Wisconsin to ship frac sand to new markets.

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Proppant demand to grow steadily through decade’s end

October 1, 2015By

Demand for proppants in North America is forecast to increase 7.6 percent annually through 2019 to 162 billion […]

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