Tag: Ward Nye

Hawaiian Cement’s David Gomes says his company was one of the first in North America to partner with CDE. The Puunene Quarry is now six years in with its CDE system. Photo: P&Q Staff

How aggregate volumes are trending so far in 2023

June 1, 2023By

While aggregate production remains at historically healthy levels, the latest U.S. Geological Survey data showing consecutive quarterly declines is worth poring over.

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

Producers overcome adverse weather with price management

May 12, 2023By

Wet weather hampered aggregate shipments in some regions during the first quarter, but aggressive pricing actions drove earnings for the industry’s public producers.

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Pricing actions propel Martin Marietta ahead in first quarter

May 4, 2023By

Martin Marietta set a first-quarter record in gross profit for aggregates despite slightly lower aggregate shipments to start the year.

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Jeska Brodbeck of Be Light Consulting visited with the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association’s Young Leaders during a general session. Photo: P&Q Staff

NSSGA’s Young Leaders keeps on growing

May 2, 2023By

Capital Materials’ Ericka Baxter and Caldwell Stone Co.’s Clay Albright reflect on last week’s record-setting Young Leaders Annual Meeting in South Florida.

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Nye: 2022 was Martin Marietta’s ‘most profitable year ever’

February 21, 2023By

Martin Marietta’s Ward Nye says the company achieved an all-time quarterly record in aggregate pricing growth in the fourth quarter.

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Topics discussed during a producer roundtable at the Missouri Limestone Producers Association’s 2022 Annual Convention included the workforce, sustainability and community engagement. Photo: Dan Kleinsorge

Industry leaders in Missouri talk business (Part 1)

February 14, 2023By

A roundtable discussion between three aggregate producers was a highlight of the Missouri Limestone Producers Association’s Annual Convention.

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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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