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Tag: state of the industry

Says The Frazier Quarry’s Kevin Baker: “We really try to focus on our cost per ton and our cost per hour with all of our folks and try to make our decisions around those types of metrics.” Photo: The Frazier Quarry

What dynamics are driving construction materials right now

October 25, 2022By

FMI Capital Advisors’ George Reddin and Rob Mineo offer reflections on the construction materials market while previewing what’s expected for the remainder of 2022 and 2023.

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Although the industry is full of potential at the moment, McLanahan Corp.’s Mark Krause says people are concerned about their ability to ultimately deliver. Photo: PamElla Lee Photography

Assessing all things aggregates

July 25, 2022By

Producers, manufacturers and dealers got the 2022 Pit & Quarry Roundtable & Conference discussions started around the overall state of the aggregate industry.

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Roundtable attendees talk state of the industry

June 9, 2022By and

Aggregate industry stakeholders reflected on the good and the bad happening at the moment during the 2022 Pit & Quarry Roundtable & Conference.

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McLanahan's Mark Krause, pictured here at ConExpo-Con/Agg 2020, says he expects AGG1 2022 to be well attended. Photo: P&Q Staff

P&Q Profile: McLanahan Corp.’s Mark Krause

February 16, 2022By

Mark Krause, managing director of North America at McLanahan Corp., touched on a variety of topics during a recent visit with P&Q, including the state of the aggregate industry, 2022 capex, AGG1 and more.

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Georgia hopes positive 2021 can parlay into strong 2022

December 15, 2021By

Jeff Wansley, executive director of the Georgia Construction Aggregate Association, shared with P&Q his expectations for the aggregate industry in the new year.

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FMI says passage of a one-time infrastructure stimulus package could catapult aggregate producers into a “super cycle” not seen in decades. Photo: MichaelUtech/iStock / Getty Images Plus/Getty Images

Infrastructure funding driving Oklahoma’s 2022 outlook

December 8, 2021By

Devery Youngblood, executive director of the Oklahoma Aggregates Association, shares his thoughts on how 2021 turned out for producers in his state, as well as his 2022 outlook.

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Magruder Limestone’s Lake Ozark location in Missouri is situated just off U.S. 54. Photo by Kevin Yanik

Missouri producers optimistic despite labor shortages

December 6, 2021By

Dan Kleinsorge, executive director of the Missouri Limestone Producers Association, shares his thoughts on what the aggregate industry might look like in 2022.

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2021 aggregate production totals should be favorable once the U.S. Geological Survey presents them in full early in 2022. Photo: P&Q Staff

Illinois producers cautiously optimistic for 2022

December 1, 2021By

Dan Eichholz, executive director of the Illinois Association of Aggregate Producers, shares his 2022 outlook on the aggregate industry in a short Q&A.

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David Chereb Group expects aggregate demand to be slightly impacted because of the enduring pandemic. Photo: Nikola Nastasic/iStock / Getty Images Plus/Getty Images

How Michigan producers are situated for the coming months

November 29, 2021By

Doug Needham, executive director of the Michigan Aggregates Association, discusses the state of the industry within his state in a short Q&A.

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