Tag: Road to Prosperity

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P&Q Profile: Conn-Weld’s Marvin Woodie

September 22, 2023By

P&Q recently sat down with Conn-Weld president Marvin Woodie during a visit to the company’s facilities, discussing the current supply chain and aggregate industry dynamics.

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Green Rock sells quarry in Southeast

September 21, 2023By

The Alabama-based producer offloaded a 360-acre greenfield site in a deal for which FMI served as financial advisor.

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Manufacturing propels construction starts forward

September 20, 2023By

Dodge Construction Network says manufacturing starts skyrocketed 285 percent in August, driving total construction starts upward 6 percent.

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Summit Materials, Argos USA to combine

September 7, 2023By

Summit Materials is combining with Argos North America Corp. – the U.S. arm of Cementos Argos – in a deal that exceeds $3 billion.

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USGS: Aggregate production down slightly in second quarter

September 6, 2023By

While crushed stone production was flat, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) says sand and gravel production slipped 4 percent in the second quarter.

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Nonresidential construction spending sees minimal growth in July

September 5, 2023By

Private nonresidential spending increased 0.5 percent, while public nonresidential construction spending was down 0.4 percent in July, a net 0.1 percent gain for total nonresidential construction

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Nonresidential construction driving industry employment growth

September 1, 2023By

The Associated Builders & Contractors report that the construction industry gained 22,000 jobs in August, with nonresidential construction accounting for 21,000.

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Martin Marietta, UNACEM strike a deal

August 30, 2023By

Martin Marietta is offloading a California cement plant to the Peruvian company in a deal valued at more than $300 million.

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Construction job openings down, labor scarcity remains

August 29, 2023By

Anirban Basu, chief economist at the Associated Builders & Contractors, anticipates labor scarcity to a headwind in 2023, despite job openings going down.

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