Tag: Martin Marietta

U.S. Concrete’s Pruitt named president

April 15, 2019By

Ronnie Pruitt, who previously served U.S. Concrete as COO, will continue to report to chairman and CEO Bill Sandbrook.

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Excessive rainfall in several regions provided for a number of challenging days for aggregate operations in 2018. Photo by Joe McCarthy.

Reasons to feel good about the industry in 2019

April 8, 2019By

2018 pressures remain for the construction materials industry, but FMI’s George Reddin gives producers several reasons to be optimistic about 2019.

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Martin Marietta: Business fundamentals, demand remains strong

February 28, 2019By

The company expects continued strength in the private sector, as well as increased public-sector activity, to drive shipment, pricing and profitability growth in the months ahead.

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New LafargeHolcim CEO arrives from Martin Marietta

February 28, 2019By

Jay Moreau, CEO of LafargeHolcim’s U.S. aggregate and construction materials operations, most recently served Martin Marietta as senior vice president of operations services.

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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.

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Divestitures are sometimes required to complete a deal involving crushed stone, sand and gravel operations. Photo: iStock.com/peuceta

2019: The ‘show me’ year

February 22, 2019By and

Despite adverse weather and interest rate hikes in the second half of 2018, several early 2019 signs point to a positive year ahead, write FMI Corp.’s George Reddin and Scott Duncan.

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The top 20 sand and gravel producers in the nation accounted for nearly 270 million metric tons in 2016, USGS reports. Photo: Kevin Yanik

The 2018 industry stories you loved

December 5, 2018By

The top 10 stories P&Q readers viewed the most from this past year.

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Several members of Congress, plus EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler, addressed the second annual Legislative & Policy Forum hosted at the Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. Photo courtesy of NSSGA

What’s happening in Washington

November 21, 2018By

Five takeaways from the aggregate industry’s lobby day on Capitol Hill.

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