Tag: Whitaker Construction Co.

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Aggregate industry optimistic about the months ahead

January 4, 2022 By

Despite shortages and supply chain disruptions, the aggregate industry is well positioned for a productive 2022, according to producers, equipment manufacturers and dealers.

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Training – and retraining – employees about equipment before a start-up is critical to their safety and success. Photo: P&Q Staff

Establishing the right mindset for start-up

March 2, 2021 By

While producers may feel pressure to ramp back up quickly following winter, an effective start-up means taking the time to prepare employees for the production season ahead.

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Quarry Faces: November 2020

November 10, 2020 By

P&Q visited with several aggregate producers in Utah across a few days this fall. Here’s a glimpse at some of the industry leaders we met.

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Reflecting on 2020, what’s happening out there and more

November 9, 2020 By

Decades from now, we’ll look back on 2020 as one of the most turbulent years of our lives. And yet, aggregate producers are plowing through the year with a tremendous amount of grit and success.

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John Sather joined Whitaker Construction Co. in 2014. Photo: P&Q Staff

P&Q Profile: Whitaker Construction’s John Sather

October 8, 2020 By

A conversation with the vice president of aggregates at Utah-based Whitaker Construction Co., exploring the company’s growing aggregate division, customer service and jobsite safety.

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Plenty of action in Utah for agg producers

October 5, 2020 By

P&Q’s Kevin Yanik recently visited producers out West, including Bolinder Resources, Pisgah Stone Products and Whitaker Construction Co.

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