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Tag: PACA

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Quarry Faces: February 2022

February 1, 2022By

Check out photos from the South Carolina Aggregates Association Workshop & Exhibit and the Pennsylvania Aggregates & Concrete Association’s annual meeting.

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Factors that might make or break 2022

January 26, 2022By and

Martin Stone Quarries owner Rod Martin, who serves on the Pennsylvania Aggregates & Concrete Association’s Executive Committee, shared some of the topics industry leaders are currently focused on across the Keystone State.

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According to PennDOT, more than three-quarters of its annual budget is invested in Pennsylvania's 120,000 miles of state and local highways and 32,000 state and local bridges. Photo: Alex Potemkin / iStock / Getty Images Plus/Getty Images

Quantifying alkali-silica reaction in Pennsylvania

April 23, 2021By and

A pair of producers shares the findings of a joint study measuring the reactive levels of aggregates on thousands of miles of Pennsylvania’s roads and bridges.

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PACA structure proves beneficial for Pennsylvania producers

March 24, 2021By

The Pennsylvania Aggregates & Concrete Association (PACA) boasts a unique structure that has proven to benefit construction materials producers across the state.

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With the state of Pennsylvania categorizing the aggregate, cement and concrete industries as “life-sustaining” during 2020 lockdowns, Masters RMC’s Bob Housel says construction materials producers have a strong case to make that they’re essential to the way of life in the Keystone State. Photo: Bob Housel

Inside the world of a Pennsylvania aggregate producer

March 22, 2021By

Despite a list full of pressing industry issues, Pennsylvania Aggregates & Concrete Association leaders are confident they can keep industry businesses moving forward through collaboration.

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Red Oak Sand & Gravel exists primarily for Masters RMC's own internal use. Photo: Bob Housel

P&Q Profile: Masters RMC’s Bob Housel

February 1, 2021By

A conversation with the president of Pennsylvania-based Masters RMC about the market’s conditions and the history of his family business.

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Hanson Aggregates - Penns Park Quarry Conveyor, Newtown, Pennsylvania. Photo: Zach Mentz

Pennsylvania’s year of ups and downs continues

December 9, 2020By

The threat of a late-year shutdown on Pennsylvania construction projects was the latest in a string of events that probably gave the state’s aggregate producers heart palpitations. Long-term funding solutions could, however, finally be on the way.

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Pennsylvania association welcomes latest round of leadership

December 4, 2020By

Masters RMC’s Bob Housel was elected chairman of the Pennsylvania Aggregates & Concrete Association, which also made several other appointments.

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Hanson Aggregates - Penns Park Quarry Conveyor, Newtown, Pennsylvania. Photo: Zach Mentz

Proactive lobby key to deeming Pennsylvania producers as ‘life-sustaining’

March 24, 2020By

When Pennsylvania’s governor initially classified the mining industry as “non-life-sustaining,” organizations like the Pennsylvania Aggregates & Concrete Association moved quickly to keep operations open.

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