Tag: Scott Duncan

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Momentum building for 2019 M&A construction materials market

May 24, 2019By and

A strong first quarter and an improving outlook will likely reinvigorate the construction materials merger and acquisition market.

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Divestitures are sometimes required to complete a deal involving crushed stone, sand and gravel operations. Photo: iStock.com/peuceta

2019: The ‘show me’ year

February 22, 2019By and

Despite adverse weather and interest rate hikes in the second half of 2018, several early 2019 signs point to a positive year ahead, write FMI Corp.’s George Reddin and Scott Duncan.

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Much of the strength in the market can be attributed to improvements in single-family residential spending, up more than 20 percent over the last three years. Photo: iStock.com/halbergman

New dynamics at play for the aggregate industry

December 11, 2018By and

2018 was the strongest year in a decade for construction materials firms, writes FMI’s George Reddin and Scott Duncan, and should offer additional growth.

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Making sense of the aggregate market

September 12, 2018By and

While the market trembles, FMI’s George Reddin and Scott Duncan write that the fundamentals remain very positive for the construction materials sector.

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Construction materials developments to expect in 2018

April 11, 2018By and

Keep an eye on these construction materials market developments as 2018 takes shape.

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Competitive changes in the aggregate industry

December 26, 2017By and

Over the course of the past four years, more than $50 billion has changed hands through mergers and acquisitions in the aggregate industry.

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P&Q’s State of the Industry Report reflects on 2017 and the year ahead

P&Q’s State of the Industry Report reflects on 2017 and the year ahead

December 18, 2017By

The latest edition of Pit & Quarry featuring the magazine’s year-end State of the Industry Report is here.

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Mid-year construction materials review

September 25, 2017By and

If the first-half of 2017 for the construction materials industry can be summed up in a word, it’s “uncertainty.”

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