Tag: third quarter 2020

A stationary plant can support longer conveyor systems due to the site’s permanent structure. Photo: P&Q staff

USGS: Third-quarter aggregate production slips 5 percent

December 4, 2020By

While crushed stone production for consumption slipped 6 percent, sand and gravel experienced a quarterly drop of 4 percent, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) reports.

Read More
Photo: Cat loader at Staker Parsons. Photo: P&Q Staff

Pandemic, weather factoring in to CRH performance

November 24, 2020By

While aggregate volumes are down on the year at CRH Americas Materials, the average price of aggregate materials is up slightly.

Read More
Titan Cement International logo

Titan Group’s US aggregate business ‘strong’

November 12, 2020By

Titan Group reports that its U.S. aggregate business performed well in the third quarter, capitalizing on its strategy of vertical integration.

Read More
Using Trelar's platform, Lehigh Hanson expects its carriers will be able to schedule their deliveries and availability, as well as improve their cash flow. Photo: P&Q Staff

Despite down volumes, HeidelbergCement earnings are up

November 6, 2020By

On the year, North American aggregate sales volumes are down about 3 percent at HeidelbergCement. The company, however, is optimistic about the road ahead.

Read More
MDU Resources logo

MDU Resources feeling good with third-quarter 2020 results

November 5, 2020By

Knife River’s parent company had record third-quarter earnings in its construction materials business.

Read More
Photos courtesy of Vulcan Materials.

Price growth, cost control drive Vulcan through third-quarter 2020

November 5, 2020By

Vulcan Materials, the nation’s largest aggregate producer, is finding ways to expand its profitability in the crushed stone, sand and gravel business.

Read More

How LafargeHolcim fared in third-quarter 2020

November 2, 2020By

The company reported its latest quarterly results, with aggregate sales in North America down compared with the prior year’s third quarter.

Read More
Photo courtesy of Cemex USA.

Cemex experiences third-quarter 2020 improvements

October 29, 2020By

A pickup in residential activity and growth in the infrastructure sector provided a quarterly boost to Cemex.

Read More
Logo: USLM

Lime, limestone sales up at USLM

October 29, 2020By

United States Lime & Minerals (USLM) reports that sales of these core products were up slightly in the third quarter of 2020.

Read More