TACA president and CEO Josh Leftwich, left, and Jenny Burden, director of development at Texan by Nature, each spoke at TACA's recent Environmental, Sustainability & Safety Seminar. Photo: TACA

TACA hosts sustainability, safety seminar

October 24, 2023By

More than 120 attendees took part in the Texas Aggregates & Concrete Association’s (TACA) annual Environmental, Sustainability & Safety Seminar.

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TACA president and CEO Josh Leftwich delivered a state of the industry report at the association's annual meeting. Photo: TACA

TACA Annual Meeting a huge draw

June 20, 2023By

The Texas Aggregates & Concrete Association (TACA) highlighted the opportunities ahead for construction materials producers in the state of Texas.

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Says Trimble Applanix’s Damir Gumerov: “It’s easier to design a mine site as a closed environment, something where you train people on the site to react.” Photo: P&Q Staff

Texas law to help preserve future aggregate resources

May 26, 2023By

The state’s Senate Bill 2196 will help both aggregate producers and developers avoid conflicts when determining where resources reside.

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Rep. Kyle Kacal (left), City Concrete's Tim Foley (center) and TACA president and CEO Josh Leftiwch (right) attended TACA’s 2023 Capitol Day. Photo: TACA

TACA leaders meet with legislators to discuss industry issues

March 3, 2023By

Members of the Texas Aggregates & Concrete Association (TACA) visited with Texas legislators to talk policy priorities and budget proposals.

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After a successful 2022, industry stakeholders are optimistic that, given the right conditions, 2023 with be another bountiful year. Photo: P&Q Staff

Aggregate industry stakeholders hopeful for 2023

December 13, 2022By

Aggregate producers, equipment manufacturers, dealers and state association heads are mostly optimistic heading into the new year.

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In its latest quarterly report on aggregates, the U.S. Geological Survey says aggregate production was up 3 percent in the third quarter. Photo: P&Q Staff

Assessing the aggregate industry as 2022 nears finish line

November 29, 2022By

Aggregate producers were once again resilient in 2022, but their ability to adapt has been on full display this year.

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Sustainability surfaces as theme of TACA meeting

November 2, 2022By

The Texas Aggregates & Concrete Association’s (TACA) Environmental & Safety Seminar focused on sustainability in the aggregate, concrete and cement industries.

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Says FMI Capital Advisors’ Rob Mineo: “Texas is a very attractive place for population growth, and that means a strong demand for construction materials.” Photo: TACA

Texas producers talk infrastructure at TACA meeting

June 21, 2022By

The Texas Aggregates & Concrete Association’s (TACA) Annual Meeting last week explored the expected impact of the Infrastructure Investment & Jobs Act on the state of Texas.

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TACA creates position to manage government affairs

April 13, 2022By

The Texas Aggregates & Concrete Association (TACA) hired Matthew Posey as manager of government affairs and external relations.

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