Tag: Pit & Quarry Roundtable & Conference

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P&Q taking 2025 Roundtable to Arizona

June 11, 2024 By

The magazine will host the annual Pit & Quarry Roundtable & Conference in the Phoenix area next January.

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Changing the perception of the industry (Part 2)

May 20, 2024 By

Pit & Quarry Roundtable & Conference attendees share how showcasing the tangible impact of mining and its importance in daily life could help change the negative perception of the industry.

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Effectively promoting the aggregate industry’s value (Part 1)

May 17, 2024 By

Aggregates are essential to everyday life, but Pit & Quarry Roundtable attendees largely agree more must be done to communicate the industry’s story to the public.

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ConExpo-Con/Agg 2023 looked and felt like shows from the not-so-distant past. Photo: P&Q Staff

Assessing the value of AGG1, ConExpo-Con/Agg

May 15, 2024 By

Producers, manufacturers and dealers detailed the value and drawbacks of both major industry shows during the 2024 Pit & Quarry Roundtable & Conference.

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Photo:Capital Aggregates’ Jamie Jones says there’s a comfort level in Missouri, where the state has added new gas tax funds and other monies into infrastructure. Photo: PamElla Lee Photography

Gauging the potential impact of the 2024 election

April 23, 2024 By

The presidential election was a leading discussion point
in one Pit & Quarry Roundtable & Conference discussion this year.

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What producers, manufacturers are forecasting for 2024 (Part 2)

April 19, 2024 By

Many producers and manufacturers were able to rebuild inventories in 2023 and are optimistic about the rest of 2024.

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single-digit growth in its aggregate volumes this year. Photo: PamElla Lee Photography

What producers, manufacturers are forecasting for 2024 (Part 1)

April 18, 2024 By

Many producers and manufacturers expect shades of 2023 to continue into this year, but there is still room for more growth.

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NSSGA’s Michael Johnson says discussion on the next federal infrastructure bill must begin now. Photo: EXTREME-PHOTOGRAPHER/E+/Getty Images

What’s ahead for the funding of roads, bridges

April 17, 2024 By

The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association’s Michael Johnson discussed the state of highway funding at the 2024 Pit & Quarry Roundtable & Conference.

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Says Vulcan Materials’ Frank Suarez: “2023 was a very good year for us. Our sales and operations teams worked to deliver value to our customers.” Photo: PamElla Lee Photography

Reflecting on the 2023 construction materials market (Part 2)

April 15, 2024 By

During a second discussion at the Pit & Quarry Roundtable & Conference, aggregate producers and equipment suppliers discussed 2023 materials demand and the impact of federal funding.

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