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Infrastructure bill unnecessarily on life support

October 20, 2021By

U.S. infrastructure has decayed dramatically, and yet elected officials won’t do anything about it. P&Q’s Kevin Yanik sounds off on the state of affairs in Washington, arguing the time has long since passed to make a historic investment in infrastructure.

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The David Chereb Group expects aggregate consumption to not only be up this year but in 2022, as well. Photo: P&Q Staff

Foggy path ahead for aggregate demand

September 28, 2021By

Although aggregate pricing strength remains, uncertainty is once again surfacing because of the pandemic and other factors.

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Traditional infrastructure versus ‘human infrastructure’

August 23, 2021By

The term “human infrastructure” became mainstream this summer as legislators pursued an infrastructure bill in Washington. So, what is human infrastructure? And what does its emergence mean for traditional infrastructure? P&Q contributor David Chereb explores.

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Will the new infrastructure bill lead to booming agg demand?

August 18, 2021By and

P&Q contributor David Chereb offers his take on the Infrastructure Investment & Jobs Act that passed the Senate this month. Chereb weighs in on whether or not the bill will ultimately pass the House and how aggregate demand would be impacted.

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ROCKS Act included in surface transportation reauthorization bill

May 26, 2021By

The ROCKS Act would establish a working group to study the use of aggregates and recommend practices and policies to ensure continued access to them.

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The Georgia Senate runoffs and their potential impact

December 1, 2020By and

The U.S. Senate is still up for grabs, and the outcomes of those two runoffs would have dramatically different effects on aggregate producers across the nation. SC Market Analytics’ David Chereb explains.

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Congress passes coronavirus stimulus bill, businesses to see relief

March 27, 2020By

The largest stimulus package in U.S. history made its way through Congress and to the president’s desk, where it was signed Friday.

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TACA president David Perkins (left), Sen. Brian Birdwell (center) and River Aggregates' Rob Van Til participated in TACA's 2019 Capitol Day. (Photo: TACA)

TACA members visit legislators to build aggregate industry awareness

February 8, 2019By

Members of the Texas Aggregates & Concrete Association (TACA) met with Texas legislators to discuss issues related to the aggregate, concrete and cement industries.

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