Tag: Memphis Stone & Gravel Co.

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Granite Construction acquires Memphis Stone & Gravel

December 5, 2023By

The deal involves three sand and gravel mines, an additional mine that’s under construction and Memphis Stone & Gravel’s sister company.

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The fully automated water recycling system uses and recycles about 14,000 gallons of water per minute to separate sand fines. Photo by Kevin Yanik

The industry reacts to the new WOTUS definition

January 24, 2020By

Aggregate producers were quick to weigh in on the Environmental Protection Agency’s replacement Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) rule, which should ease the burden they felt from a previous definition.

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The workforce challenge that isn’t going away

June 24, 2019By

While producers and manufacturers struggle to find quality people and keep them on board, progressive companies are getting creative to build their future workforce.

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Mining at Memphis Stone & Gravel’s Sawyer Property in DeSoto County, Mississippi, was completed within the last several years. Photo: Kevin Yanik

Making a case for a mine permit

November 23, 2018By

Memphis Stone & Gravel’s Alan Parks details the growing difficulties producers face to obtain necessary permits while offering some practical strategies that can position others for success.

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Using drone technology, Memphis Stone & Gravel can survey an entire site in a more efficient and safer manner. Photo courtesy of Memphis Stone & Gravel

Memphis Stone & Gravel’s drone experience

November 19, 2018By

Drones are revolutionizing the aggregate industry for the better, but understanding the data is essential to the change.

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Combating NIMBY groups

November 1, 2018By

A conversation with Memphis Stone & Gravel’s Alan Parks sheds light on the tremendous challenges aggregate producers face when it comes to permitting.

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Successfully hiring and retaining workers

July 30, 2018By

Is finding and keeping skilled laborers getting any easier? Participants at the 2018 Pit & Quarry Roundtable & Conference discuss the dilemma and explore some solutions.

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P&Q Profile: Memphis Stone & Gravel’s Hal Williford

May 30, 2018By

Check out a conversation with Hal Williford, president of Memphis Stone and Gravel Co.

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P&Q Roundtable attendees are largely optimistic about the new tax law but they have serious questions about how it affects Congress’ ability to pass something meaningful on infrastructure. Photo: iStock.com/ Ron and Patty Thomas

Breaking down tax reform, what’s ahead for infrastructure

April 30, 2018By

P&Q Roundtable attendees explore the effects of the new tax bill on their businesses and the likelihood of passing major legislation on infrastructure this year.

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