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Aggregates Industry Outlook reflects frustration with lack of long-term highway funding

Nov 08, 2015

Aggregates Industry Outlook reflects frustration with lack of long-term highway funding

Aggregates Industry Outlook Index The Aggregates Industry Outlook (AIO) dropped nearly 5 percent against September, to an overall score of 122.49. While there are reports of major current transportation projects, there seems to be increasing frustration with the absence of a long-term ...

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Southwest Rock Products’ Queen Creek plant wins Top Operations contest

Oct 02, 2015

Southwest Rock Products’ Queen Creek plant wins Top Operations contest

Congratulations to the winner of our Top Operations contest: Southwest Rock Products' Queen Creek operation. "Fantastic," said owner Chris Reinsech, Sr., when he learned that his company had won. "You just made more than my day. I'm the owner of the ...

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Aggregates Industry Outlook score rises based on low energy costs

Sep 10, 2015

Aggregates Industry Outlook score rises based on low energy costs

Aggregates Industry Outlook Index The Aggregates Industry Outlook score rose slightly in August, up 0.73 percent from July’s rating of 129.05. Lower energy costs were a primary driver for positive responses from some producers. Concerns about long-term transportation funding, however, continue to ...

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Top Operations: Summit Materials’ Nehemiah Pit

Sep 09, 2015

Top Operations: Summit Materials’ Nehemiah Pit

« Click here to return and cast your vote for the Nehemiah Pit in the Top Operations contest   Click here to return to see all the entries in the Top Operations contest »   Summit Materials’ recently acquired crushed stone quarry in central ...

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Summit Materials acquires Utah construction materials company

Aug 25, 2015

Summit Materials acquires Utah construction materials company

Summit Materials announced this week that it has acquired Utah-based aggregate company LeGrand Johnson Construction Company. According to Summit Materials, the company completed the purchase Aug. 24 of the vertically integrated construction materials company to become part of the Denver-based aggregate producer's Kilgore ...

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The nation’s top 25 crushed stone producers

Jun 04, 2015

The nation’s  top 25 crushed stone producers

Domestic production data for crushed stone were derived by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from voluntary surveys of U.S. producers. In 2013, a total of 1,457 companies produced or sold crushed stone from 3,688 operations with 3,837 quarries and 204 ...

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Lafarge and Holcim announce U.S. asset divestments required by Federal Trade Commission for merger

Apr 21, 2015

In yet another sign that the planned LafargeHolcim merger will move forward, Lafarge and Holcim have announced details about the assets they propose to divest in the United States. A news release from the companies notes that the divestments will ...

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Summit Materials’ CEO, Tom Hill, joins Wildlife Habitat Council Board of Directors

Mar 13, 2015

Summit Materials’ CEO, Tom Hill, joins Wildlife Habitat Council Board of Directors

Tom Hill, the CEO and founder of Summit Materials, has joined the Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC) Board of Directors. The WHC, a non-profit organization, encourages corporations to operate with an environmentally conscious culture. The organization partners with corporations to help ...

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State & Province News – December 2014

Dec 01, 2014

Arizona Some of Glendale’s youngest residents got an up close and personal look at a variety of trucks during a recent Touch-a-Truck event. Your West Valley News reports that the event represents a collaborative effort between Empire Cat and Glendale Parks. ...

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Summit Materials announces three acquisitions

Oct 10, 2014

Summit Materials announces three acquisitions

Summit Materials has announced the acquisitions of Southwest Ready-Mix, a ready-mix concrete company in southwest Houston, Texas; Colorado County Sand & Gravel, an aggregates company in Colorado County, Texas; and Concrete Supply of Topeka/Builders Choice Concrete, an aggregates and ready-mix ...

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State and province news

Oct 01, 2014

Alabama Forbes magazine reports that Vulcan Materials moved up a spot in the S&P 500. Based on order by largest market capitalization, Vulcan bumped McCormick & Co., Inc. from the #421 spot. Forbes says that market capitalization provides for an apples-to-apples ...

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Summit Materials purchases Mainland Sand and Gravel

Sep 10, 2014

Summit Materials purchases Mainland Sand and Gravel

Summit Materials has announced the acquisition of Mainland Sand and Gravel, a supplier of construction aggregates to the Vancouver and Lower Mainland region of British Columbia. Mainland operates two quarries and four river-served aggregates distribution depots. Its current team, led by ...

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