Tag: supply chain challenges

Equipment and parts availability improved in 2023, but it remains an area to watch. Photo: P&Q Staff

Equipment manufacturers cautiously optimistic for 2024

November 28, 2023 By

Equipment suppliers reflect on the year that was while sharing their expectations for 2024.

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Drilling Deeper Episode 2: Supply chain, the evolution of an industry

November 27, 2023 By

In this episode of Drilling Deeper, Kevin and Jack talk about how the supply chain has changed over the last several years.

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After beginning construction in March 2023, Montabert plans to open its expanded distribution and rebuild facility in late September. Photo: Montabert

How manufacturers are adjusting to meet demands

October 23, 2023 By

As equipment manufacturers find themselves with ever-growing backlogs, they are seeking out ways to increase production and get more equipment into the field.

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

September 22, 2023 By

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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Aggregate processing equipment remains in high demand across the industry. Photo: Superior Industries

What’s happening with equipment supply, demand

September 18, 2023 By

While lead times for parts have shortened, demand for equipment is high – and, thus, wait times for end users can be long.

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Says Price Bee’s Barry Hudson: “If you haven’t taken advantage of the extreme inflation in 2022, you could be in real trouble in 2023.” Photo: PamElla Lee Photography

Exploring the 2022 construction materials market (Part 2)

April 17, 2023 By

Aggregate producers, equipment manufacturers and dealers spoke about business growth and headwinds faced in 2022 during the 2023 Pit & Quarry Roundtable & Conference.

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Exploring the 2022 construction materials market (Part 1)

April 14, 2023 By

Aggregate producers joined equipment manufacturers and dealers at the top of this year’s Roundtable conversations to discuss last year’s outcome.

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Photo: PamElla Lee Photography

Breaking down a supply chain like no other

July 27, 2022 By

With a variety of pain points present with equipment and parts supply, aggregate producers and manufacturers shared their most recent experiences at the 2022 Pit & Quarry Roundtable & Conference.

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AGC: Construction input costs up in June

July 18, 2022 By

The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) says rising construction materials prices are adding pressure to contractors.

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