Tag: Pit & Quarry Roundtable & Conference

Aggregate producers are raising concerns as MSHA merges coal inspectors with the metal/nonmetal mining sector. Photo by Kevin Yanik

Aggregate producers reflect on ‘One MSHA’ initiative

April 12, 2019By

A number of producers are troubled by the shift of Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) inspectors from the coal side to metal/nonmetal the initiative.

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The top 20 sand and gravel producers in the nation accounted for nearly 270 million metric tons in 2016, USGS reports. Photo: Kevin Yanik

The ongoing transformation of the aggregate industry

April 10, 2019By

P&Q’S Kevin Yanik details a busy first quarter and offers some perspective on the evolving aggregate industry.

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A Caterpillar 777D haul truck operator traverses a pit at Hanson Aggregates’ Bridgeport Plant in Chico, Texas. The plant, in operation since 1956, utilizes a series of 777Ds and other Cat equipment in the pit. Photo courtesy of Lehigh Hanson

Quarry Faces: March 2019

April 1, 2019By

A look around the aggregate industry.

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The next Pit & Quarry Roundtable & Conference is scheduled for Jan. 14-15, 2020, at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa. Photo courtesy of the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa

Pit & Quarry Roundtable shifts to Naples in 2020

March 29, 2019By

The annual event bringing aggregate producers together with manufacturers, dealers and other industry professionals, will take place Jan. 14-15 at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa in Bonita Springs, Florida.

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P&Q Profile: Route 82 Sand & Gravel’s Stewart Petrovits

February 20, 2019By

A conversation with the owner/vice president of Route 82 Sand & Gravel.

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Excitement for the aggregate industry

January 31, 2019By and

2019 Pit & Quarry Roundtable & Conference attendees share what excites them about the state of the industry. Find out what they had to say.

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The Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables, Florida. The site of the 2019 Pit & Quarry Roundtable & Conference. Photo by Pamella Lee

Slideshow: 2019 Pit & Quarry Roundtable & Conference

January 31, 2019By

A look around the 2019 Pit & Quarry Roundtable & Conference held January 15 – 16 at The Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables, Florida.

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At the 2019 Pit & Quarry Roundtable & Conference, NSSGA's Michael Johnson, right, joined Pit & Quarry's Kevin Yanik for a discussion on legislative and regulatory affairs. Photo by PamElla Lee

Will Congress pass an infrastructure bill in 2019?

January 31, 2019By

NSSGA’s Michael Johnson discussed the possibility at the 2019 Pit & Quarry Roundtable & Conference.

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