Tag: Missouri

Chris Upp, pictured at left, served on the MLPA Scholarship Foundation board of directors for more than 20 years. Photo: Missouri Limestone Producers Association

MLPA launches fundraising campaign for Upp endowment

November 2, 2023By

The Missouri Limestone Producers Association (MLPA) is paying tribute to longtime Conco Quarries leader Chris Upp, developing a scholarship in his name.

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Erlen Group names aggregates division leader

July 21, 2023By

The company operating three limestone quarries in Missouri and Arkansas promoted 34-year veteran Scott Crabtree.

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The Ozark Quarry, located in the Springfield, Missouri, area, is one of 12 quarries that makes up Capital Materials, now part of Capital Aggregates. Photo: Capital Aggregates

Operations reorganize as Capital Aggregates

May 1, 2023By

Several large Missouri aggregate operations combined and rebranded as one new entity that produces more than 10 million tons a year.

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Summit Materials says the new cement storage dome in Davenport, Iowa, is the largest of its kind in North America. Photo: Summit Materials

Summit, Continental Cement celebrate cement storage facility

April 4, 2023By

Summit Materials and Continental Cement Co. say their new storage dome in Davenport, Iowa, is the largest of its kind in North America.

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Upp, longtime aggregate industry leader, dies

March 20, 2023By

Chris Upp, who spent 27 years at Conco Quarries and dedicated his career to aggregates, died last week. He was 49.

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Capital Quarries’ Jamie Jones, left, and Capital Materials’ Chris Williams were on-hand at the Missouri Limestone Producers Association’s (MLPA) annual convention to receive safety awards for their respective operations. Photo: Lauren Alexander, Capital Materials

Missouri association honors producers for safety excellence

January 4, 2023By

Dozens of aggregate operations throughout the state of Missouri were recognized for their continued commitment to safety.

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Missouri Limestone Producers roundtable moderated by Pit & Quarry

December 14, 2022By

Pit & Quarry managing editor Jack Kopanski moderated a roundtable at the 2022 Missouri Limestone Producers Association (MLPA) Annual Convention.

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Magruder Limestone’s Lake Ozark location in Missouri is situated just off U.S. 54. Photo by Kevin Yanik

Missouri producers optimistic despite labor shortages

December 6, 2021By

Dan Kleinsorge, executive director of the Missouri Limestone Producers Association, shares his thoughts on what the aggregate industry might look like in 2022.

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How Summit Materials fared in the first quarter

May 19, 2021By

Net revenues and sales volumes tied to aggregate were up in the first quarter at Summit Materials, although average selling prices were down slightly.

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