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Tag: Ward Nye

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Missouri Limestone Producers roundtable moderated by Pit & Quarry

December 14, 2022By

Pit & Quarry managing editor Jack Kopanski moderated a roundtable at the 2022 Missouri Limestone Producers Association (MLPA) Annual Convention.

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More than 440 attendees and 41 exhibitors were on hand at Margaritaville Lake Resort in Osage Beach, Missouri, for the Missouri Limestone Producers Association Annual Convention. Photo: Lauren Alexander, Capital Materials

Big showing in the Show Me State

December 13, 2022By

Martin Marietta’s Ward Nye was one of three producers to take part in a roundtable discussion during the recent Missouri Limestone Producers Association Annual Convention.

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Sizable price hikes fuel Martin Marietta in third quarter

November 2, 2022By

Although aggregate shipments were relatively flat, Martin Marietta made good quarterly gains in part because aggregate pricing was up 12 percent.

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Martin Marietta to sell cement plant to CalPortland

August 9, 2022By

Martin Marietta is selling its cement plant in Tehachapi, California, for $350 million.

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

Martin Marietta sets several second-quarter records

July 28, 2022By

Ward Nye, chairman and CEO of the nation’s second-largest aggregate producer, reflected on the company’s performance in April, May and June.

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Martin Marietta presents look into its 2022 start

May 3, 2022By

Although inflation outpaced top-line improvement in the first quarter, Martin Marietta expects price increases to mitigate rising costs moving forward.

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EJ Burke and family. Photo: PamElla Lee Photography

Hall of Fame photo gallery: A tribute to EJ Burke

May 2, 2022By

Family and friends joined EJ Burke in Nashville, Tennessee, to celebrate his induction into the Pit & Quarry Hall of Fame.

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Chris Nawalaniec, left, Dave Thomey, EJ Burke and John Baker pose with plaques representing the class of 2021 and 2022. Photo: P&Q Staff

Photo gallery: Pit & Quarry Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

April 4, 2022By

More than 130 people were in attendance March 28 at the Omni Hotel in Nashville, Tennessee, for the PIt & Quarry Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony.

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Martin Marietta selling two concrete operations

March 25, 2022By

Martin Marietta is selling two of its ready-mixed concrete operations to Smyrna Ready Mix Concrete, with the sale expected to be finalized this month.

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