Tag: Missouri

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Breedon Group purchases BMC Enterprises in $300M deal

March 7, 2024By

Says Breedon Group CEO Rob Wood: “The acquisition of BMC represents a compelling opportunity for Breedon to launch our third platform in the USA.”

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Lile Quarry is currently opening up a new pit in southwest Missouri, marking a new chapter at the operation that falls under owner Jim Lile’s purview. Photo courtesy of Kevin Yanik

Infrastructure spending prompts optimism among Missouri producers

January 29, 2024By

Dan Kleinsorge, executive director of the Missouri Limestone Producers Association, shares his expectations for the industry in Missouri this year.

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Thunder Creek, EquipmentShare partner in central US

January 26, 2024By

EquipmentShare joined the Thunder Creek Equipment dealer network, representing the company in Missouri and Oklahoma.

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The Ontario Stone, Sand & Gravel Association’s Operations, Health & Safety Seminar will take place Jan. 24-25 at the Marriott Toronto Airport Hotel. Photo: OSSGA

Safety-focused meetings to consider early this year

January 3, 2024By

Safety is a theme of several first-quarter meetings, including the upcoming Missouri Mine Safety & Health Conference and the Ontario Stone, Sand & Gravel Association’s Operations, Health & Safety Seminar.

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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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