Tag: weather

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Is heat illness regulation on the horizon?

October 20, 2023By and

Several states – California, Washington and Minnesota – have implemented heat illness prevention standards, and more states may soon follow.

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Preventing theft of your essential equipment

August 23, 2023By

With more pressure on supply and profit margins, aggregate producers cannot afford to lose assets to theft or fraud.

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The business dynamics at play in the second quarter

August 2, 2023By and

FMI Capital Advisors’ George Reddin and Rob Mineo share how demand and pricing are factoring into producer performances of late.

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Assessing the construction materials industry right now

May 16, 2023By , and

FMI Capital Advisors’ George Reddin, Rob Mineo and Evan Coughlin explain why producers are positioned well as they begin their core operating season.

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PCI highlights take-up frames, heated conveyor pulley and more at ConExpo

March 29, 2023By

PCI’s Mike Furtaw details the company’s line of aggregate solutions, including the Ice-Eradicator, a heated conveyor pulley aimed to help keep conveyor systems running in harsh weather conditions.

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OSHA plans to conduct inspections related to heat

May 6, 2022By

A new Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) program will initiate inspections in ‘high-risk’ industries.

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How spring start-up is going nationwide

April 27, 2022By and

Pit & Quarry’s Kevin Yanik touches on the start to the aggregate production season and factors like weather and supply slowdowns that are affecting some producers.

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CRH offers reflection on 2021 performance

March 3, 2022By

The company says last year presented additional growth, with CRH Americas Materials experiencing a 10 percent increase in materials sales.

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Granite offers window into 2021 material business

February 25, 2022By

Granite Construction says lower aggregate volumes and wet weather played roles in its fourth quarter last year. Find out more.

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