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Tag: Pit and Quarry roundtable and conference

With a new administration in power and new regulations coming, Pat Jacomet of the Ohio Aggregates & Industrial Minerals Association argues that it’s essential that educational field services be permitted to work alongside producers. Photo: PamElla Lee Photography

The aggregate industry braces for regulatory change (Part 2)

September 11, 2021By

P&Q’s 2021 Roundtable presented a forum to discuss the greatest shifts – or lack thereof – in the Mine Safety & Health Administration since the onset of the Biden administration.

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Says Jonathan Hart of Washington Rock Quarries: “I think we can all generally agree with whatever rules MSHA comes up with, and we can support them. It’s just that one day it’s one way, and the next day it’s different.” Photo: PamElla Lee Photography

The aggregate industry braces for regulatory change (Part 1)

September 10, 2021By

P&Q’s 2021 Roundtable presented a forum to discuss the greatest shifts – or lack thereof – in the Mine Safety & Health Administration since the onset of the Biden administration.

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Photo: PamElla Lee Photography

Quarry Faces: September 2021

September 8, 2021By

Check out a few photos from the 2021 Pit & Quarry Roundtable & Conference.

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Bond Construction's Karen Hubacz-Kiley, center, participated in the 2021 Roundtable panel discussion alongside Pat Jacomet of the Ohio Aggregates & Industrial Minerals Association, left, and Hanson Aggregates Southeast's Scott Dickson. Photo: PamElla Lee Photography

Roundtable panelists search for labor shortage solutions

August 24, 2021By

A panel of 2021 Pit & Quarry Roundtable & Conference attendees shared how the pandemic impacted their ability to successfully find and keep employees – a challenge every aggregate producer continues to deal with.

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Says Volvo CE’s Tony Spake: “You obviously have to manage costs in a much smarter way, monitor the industry and adjust over the next year.” Photo: PamElla Lee Photography

Navigating the ever-changing supply chain (Part 2)

August 19, 2021By

The supply chain was a hot topic at this year’s Pit & Quarry Roundtable & Conference. Find out what leaders from AMCAST, Conn-Weld, Hanson Aggregates, VDG and others had to say about ongoing issues.

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Photo: PamElla Lee Photography

NSSGA’s Johnson addresses infrastructure at Roundtable

August 9, 2021By

Michael Johnson, president and CEO of the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA), touched on a number of hot-button industry topics at the 2021 Pit & Quarry Roundtable & Conference.

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Photo: PamElla Lee Photography

Slideshow: 2021 Pit & Quarry Roundtable & Conference

August 6, 2021By

Check out a few photo highlights from this year’s Pit & Quarry Roundtable & Conference in Asheville, North Carolina.

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Sure, New York City traffic is horrible. But eliminating cars from New York City roads and expecting other U.S. cities to adopt the Big Apple's model is quite the stretch. Photo: Bim/iStock / Getty Images Plus/Getty Images

The definition of ‘infrastructure’ somehow up for debate

August 6, 2021By

Infrastructure has long been about things like roads and bridges. But the emergence of “human infrastructure” is now all the rage in Washington, where it’s being pitted against “physical infrastructure.”

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