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Pit & Quarry Weekly Report
MARCH 11, 2021
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USGS: Crushed stone production down slightly in 2020
Crushed stone production across the U.S. was down a bit in 2020, according to a new report from the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). Find out how many tons of crushed stone were produced last year.
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Plus: 2020 sand, gravel production nearly on par with prior year
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CRH report offers details of the company’s 2020
Good price progression, focused cost control, lower energy costs and operational efficiencies sustained CRH Americas Materials last year. Find out what else the company had to say about its performance last year.
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Rogers Group purchases Reed Contracting Services
Rogers Group is expanding in Alabama with the acquisition of a Huntsville-based construction materials provider. Find out what assets the nation’s largest private aggregate producer is acquiring.
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Hillhead postponed a second time, shifting to 2022

Walker Aggregates quarry earns OSSGA award

Court decision allows for quicker infrastructure improvement, associations say

Dodge Momentum Index gets a boost

Construction employment down 61,000 in February

New head of sales, marketing at Case

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Sponsored: The potential impact of Biden’s Build Back Better infrastructure plan
Is there stomach in Congress for a big 2021 spending plan on infrastructure that would be coming off a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 stimulus bill? Richard Branch, chief economist at Dodge Data & Analytics, weighs in on President Biden’s proposal.
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Photo: P&Q StaffRoad to Recovery
Check out Pit & Quarry's special series dedicated to helping producers navigate the economic downturn.
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Dust suppression system unveiled for Terex brands
Aquamist by Terex is now available for EvoQuip, Fuchs, Powerscreen, Terex Ecotec, Terex Finlay, Terex MPS and Terex Washing Systems. Learn more about the brand-new system.
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Plus: ClearSpan debuts concrete walls as storage solution
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Sponsored: Buffalo Wire offers innovation, solutions and stock inventory to assist with start-up needs
Tune in to this video to find out how Buffalo Wire Works can help you and your operation hit the ground running this spring.
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Plus: Presenting P&Q’s 2021 Start-Up Guide
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Outlook for infrastructure remains uncertain
An infrastructure bill could have passed easily in early 2021, but coming after $5 trillion in stimulus spending, its future appears to be somewhat uncertain. David Chereb offers perspective in this month’s Aggregate Forecast.
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P&Q’s March 2021 digital edition now available
Dig into this month’s digital edition of the magazine, which features our Start-Up Guide and offers content on e-ticketing, drilling and blasting, and much more.
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Examining flagrant and reckless MSHA violations
Ogletree Deakins' Bill Doran and Margo Lopez compare flagrant and reckless Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) violations in their March column, exploring how these could change under the Biden administration.
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MSHA weighs in on spring start-up
P&Q reached out to the Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) with three questions related to spring start-up. A department spokesperson offered a reply. Check it out.
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