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How Texas Concrete Sand & Gravel rolls with the changes

January 16, 2020By

At Texas Concrete Sand & Gravel, questioning the status quo and adapting to the changes have become a way of life.

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With five of the nation’s 13 most populous cities residing in Texas, demand for construction materials in the Lone Star State is, not surprisingly, very high. Photo: Art Wager/iStock / Getty Images Plus/Getty Images

How Texas backs its infrastructure like no other

January 14, 2020By

With several of the nation’s largest cities within its borders and a population growing by more than 1,000 a day, the Lone Star State requires a Texas-sized budget to keep up with expanding infrastructure needs.

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Texas Crushed Stone’s approach to a bustling market

January 13, 2020By

The operation features two primary crushing facilities, a secondary crushing plant and a two-mile-long conveyor that all contribute to producing between 8 million and 9 million tpy of crushed stone and manufactured sand.

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Carl Davis, left, and Rob Van Til have been working together at River Aggregates since 2013. Prior to that, the two worked together at Pioneer International and Hanson Aggregates. Photo by Joe McCarthy

How forward thinking got River Aggregates ahead

January 10, 2020By

Advanced planning allowed the company’s managing partners to get in front of any threats to production efficiency at their Rye Plant in Texas.

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Putting the spotlight on the state of Texas

January 1, 2020By

Pit & Quarry celebrates aggregate producers in the Lone Star State within its January 2020 edition.

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Aggregate producers are raising concerns as MSHA merges coal inspectors with the metal/nonmetal mining sector. Photo by Kevin Yanik

Aggregate production up 8 percent in third quarter of 2019

December 11, 2019By

Crushed stone production was up 9 percent while sand and gravel production was up 5 percent, the U.S. Geological Survey reports.

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2019 state by state report: Texas

December 9, 2019By

David Perkins, the president and CEO of Texas Aggregates & Concrete Association, looks ahead to 2020 in the country’s leading aggregate production state.

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Positive momentum for nonresidential as Dodge index increases in November 2019

December 6, 2019By

Dodge Data & Analytics’ Dodge Momentum Index has staged somewhat of a resurgence over the last few months, increasing nearly 15 percent from its lowest point earlier in the year.

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