View here!
Pit & Quarry Weekly Report
JANUARY 21, 2021
Editor's Note
Pit & Quarry Weekly Report will now be arriving in your inbox every Thursday at 7 a.m. ET.
Photo: Art Wager/iStock / Getty Images Plus/Getty Images
AEM leaders optimistic about a 2021 infrastructure bill
Leaders at the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) addressed infrastructure as a 2021 legislative priority during a virtual press briefing late last week. Find out what they had to say about the prospects of an infrastructure bill this year.
Read More
View here!
Logo: Dodge Data
Dodge Data: Construction starts end 2020 on sour note
Broad-based weakness pulled construction starts lower in December, Dodge Data & Analytics reports. Find out how all of last year looked in terms of construction starts, as well as how nonbuilding, nonresidential and residential construction starts fared.
Read More
View here!
Logo: LCA
Great Lakes limestone trade down 14 percent last year
Shipments of limestone on the Great Lakes decreased 26.6 million tons in 2020, according to the Lake Carriers’ Association (LCA). Get the very latest on U.S. and Canadian quarries from LCA.
Read More
View here!
Image: P&Q Staff
MSHA: 29 miners died in 2020

LafargeHolcim expanding into roofing business

Granite opens new facility in California

Video still: P&Q Staff
Sponsored: Looking ahead to MSHA’s next assistant secretary
Yesterday’s change in administration means the Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) will eventually have a new assistant secretary. When can the industry expect a new MSHA chief to be in place, and what sort of leadership is anticipated? Ogletree Deakins’ Bill Doran provides some insight.
Watch Here

Photo: P&Q StaffRoad to Recovery
Check out Pit & Quarry's special series dedicated to helping producers navigate the economic downturn.
View here!
Photo: BossTek
BossTek launches Atom dust suppression system
The self-contained, fan-less design incorporates 4G LTE telematics and remote control features to deliver both suppression and monitoring. Learn more about this development.
Read More

Plus: Keestrack to launch redesigned crusher in coming months
View here!
  FROM Photo: Portable Plants MAGAZINE
Logo: AGC
Report: Construction employment up in December
Construction employment increased by 51,000 jobs last month, according to an analysis of government data by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC). Find out what else AGC is reporting.
Read More
View here!
Photo: matejmo/iStock / Getty Images Plus/Getty Images
Why producers can expect a return to normalcy in 2021
Businesses can look forward to an increasingly favorable operating environment this year as the economy gradually rebounds from the effects of the pandemic. P&Q contributor Phillip M. Perry explains.
Read More
Photo: P&Q Staff
Cemex puts spotlight on safety with dedicated week
Cemex USA hosted Safety Week earlier this month to recommit employees to safety and health for the new year ahead. Find out what the company’s Safety Week entailed.
Read More
Bolinder Resources built for flexibility in West
Utah’s Bolinder brothers offered P&Q a look inside their main operation last fall, showcasing a crushing and screening plant while sharing their vision for the future of the business.
Read More

How smart tech can enhance mine water systems
Mine operators are turning to digital solutions and smart technology to help boost on-site efficiency — including in their mine water management processes. Xylem’s Jessy Parmar offers perspective.
Read More
Cover photo: Xesai/iStock / Getty Images Plus/Getty Images

You are currently subscribed to Pit & Quarry Weekly Report as @{Email Name}@.

Forward to friend | Change your subscription preferences | New subscriber sign-up
If you wish to leave this mailing list, simply unsubscribe. | Refer to our Privacy Policy.
Editorial contact: Kevin Yanik | Advertising contact: Rob Fulop

Pit & Quarry is a property of North Coast Media, LLC.
1360 E. Ninth St., 10th Floor, Cleveland, OH 44114
© 2021 North Coast Media. All Rights Reserved.
Reproduction in whole or in part is prohibited without written permission.