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The nation’s top 25 construction aggregates producers

Jun 16, 2014

The nation’s top 25 construction aggregates producers

2012 production numbers document a second year of incremental growth in the market. U.S. production of construction aggregates in 2012 was 2.18 billion short tons valued at $17.6 billion, free on board (f.o.b.) at plant. In 2012, construction aggregates production remained ...

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New kids in the quarry

Mar 07, 2013

New kids in the quarry

It's hard to believe, with the current lack of demand for aggregates, that the day will come when there will be a shortage of knowledgeable and experienced aggregate industry employees. But that was a real concern when I first started ...

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My first quarry

Feb 28, 2013

My first quarry

I admit it, I didn't know diddly squat about the aggregates industry before I began working for Aggregates Manager magazine in 2004. Needless to say, I threw myself into learning about the industry right away, and what better way to ...

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Efficient Energy

Jun 07, 2012

Efficient Energy

TXI’s Mill Creek, Okla., plant targets energy savings through variable frequency drives on its motors. It’s no secret that commodity prices in the aggregates markets are sensitive to ever fluctuating economic conditions. While producers may have little control of external market ...

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TXI reports Q3 results

May 01, 2012

TXI has reported financial results for the quarter ended Feb. 29, 2012. Results for the quarter were a net loss of $24.3 million or $.87 per share. The reduction of the tax rate, compared to a year ago, increased the ...

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April 2012

Apr 18, 2012

April 2012

Make a Good Impression

Data Mining June 2011

Jun 01, 2011

Data Mining June 2011

Merger and acquisition activity on the rise By George Reddin Deal activity is picking up in the construction materials sector, although it has yet to be reflected in announced done deals. The gestation period for a typical deal — the time from ...

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