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Pit & Quarry Weekly Report
JUNE 10, 2021
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Vulcan Materials to acquire U.S. Concrete
This particular Vulcan deal, coming on the heels of Martin Marietta's acquisition of Lehigh Hanson’s West Region business, is estimated at nearly $1.3 billion. Learn more about the acquisition involving two of the industry’s publicly traded producers.
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Sand and gravel production up in first quarter
The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) reports that construction sand and gravel production was up 6 percent in the first quarter this year. Crushed stone production, meanwhile, was down slightly. Check out USGS’s production totals for January, February and March.
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Granite’s Larkin promoted to CEO
Kyle Larkin will now serve Granite Construction as CEO while retaining the title of president. Find out more about this development, as well as whom Granite elected as its new board chair.
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LafargeHolcim names CEO of cement for the US

Supply chain bottlenecks, materials prices still causing issues

Great Lakes limestone shipments up in May

Dodge Momentum Index jumps in May

IRock, Road Machinery partner in Arizona, Southern California

Astec reorganization streamlines legacy brands
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Sponsored: Good things ahead for the aggregate industry
Producers and manufacturers who attended the 2021 Pit & Quarry Roundtable Conference shared what’s got them excited about the current state of the industry.
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Plus: How migration shifts are affecting aggregate demand
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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EvoQuip brings Falcon screens to the US
The new range from the Terex Corp. brand consists of the Falcon 1220 and Falcon 1230, which provide solutions for scalping, screening and stockpiling in self-contained units. Find out what EvoQuip had to say about its new equipment and who’s serving as the first distributor of the plants.
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Plus: Fenner Dunlop app allows for conveyor monitoring
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Logo: Cemex
Cemex USA celebrates environmental excellence
The company recently held events such as tree distributions, tree plantings at Cemex facilities and virtual educational seminars to encourage others to contribute to a more sustainable future. Learn more about Cemex USA’s celebration.
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Is now the right time to sell?
With a robust residential market, an increasing likelihood of an infrastructure bill and buyers signaling their desire to grow, FMI Capital Advisors’ George Reddin says the answer might be yes. Read Reddin’s latest article in Pit & Quarry.
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Plus: Growth ahead for economy, aggregate industry
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Pit & Quarry hosts Roundtable in Asheville
The Pit & Quarry Roundtable & Conference took place last week in Asheville, North Carolina, serving a reminder to attendees about the value in-person experiences provide. Editor-in-chief Kevin Yanik explains.
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Normalcy returns as the industry picks up where it left off
While an air of uncertainty remains, aggregate producers are operating in a business environment that looks and feels more normal with each passing week. Developments in construction markets, M&A and industry events say as much.
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New look at the test for discrimination
The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals issued a decision that could signal a major shift in the way Mine Safety & Health Administration discrimination cases are litigated. Ogletree Deakins’ Bill Doran and Margo Lopez elaborate.
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The latest in washing, classifying equipment
Equipment manufacturers, including CDE, Deister Machine Co., Superior Industries and Weir Minerals, showcase some of their latest wares in the category this month. Check them out.
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