Tag: pit & quarry hall of fame

U.S. Concrete’s Sandbrook to retire, Pruitt to succeed him

February 21, 2020By

U.S. Concrete CEO Bill Sandbrook will retire from his position effective April 3, with President and COO Ronnie Pruitt to succeed him as CEO.

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The 2019 induction ceremony is Feb. 11 in Indianapolis. Photo courtesy of Lee Beckmann

The path forward for the Pit & Quarry Hall of Fame

June 24, 2019By

The next Pit & Quarry Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony will take place in 2021 during AGG1 Aggregates Academy & Expo. P&Q’s Kevin Yanik details what’s ahead for this seven-year-old event.

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Washington Samuel Tyler: 2019 Pit & Quarry Hall of Fame inductee acceptance speech

May 23, 2019By

Niklas Haver offers an acceptance speech on behalf of Washington Samuel Tyler at the 2019 Pit & Quarry […]

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George Sidney: 2019 Pit & Quarry Hall of Fame inductee acceptance speech

May 20, 2019By

George Sidney offers his acceptance speech at the 2019 Pit & Quarry Hall of Fame, which took place […]

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Manfred Freissle: 2019 Pit & Quarry Hall of Fame inductee acceptance speech

May 13, 2019By

Manfred Freissle offers his acceptance speech at the 2019 Pit & Quarry Hall of Fame, which took place […]

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Gene Fisher: 2019 Pit & Quarry Hall of Fame inductee acceptance speech

May 3, 2019By

Tommy Fisher offers an acceptance speech on behalf of his father, Gene Fisher, at the 2019 Pit & […]

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Washington Samuel Tyler set wire product standards and developed equipment that changed the nature of screening. Photo by PamElla Lee Photography.

Haver founder’s descendant pays homage to screening pioneer

April 15, 2019By

Niklas Haver, chairman at Major, a Haver & Boecker company, accepted the 2019 Pit & Quarry Hall of Fame honor on behalf of Washington Samuel Tyler.

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In his induction remarks, George Sidney characterized the aggregate industry as a noble industry, one that represents a base for everything. “Everything starts with us,” he says, “whether it’s construction aggregate or the mining and mineral processing industries.” Photo by PamElla Lee Photography.

Former McLanahan president reflects on his career journey

April 11, 2019By

George Sidney joined McLanahan as a design engineer before working his way up to president and COO. Now he holds a place in the P&Q Hall of Fame.

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