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Pit & Quarry Weekly Report
AUGUST 12, 2021
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Senate passes infrastructure bill, House vote next
Industry leaders are praising the Senate for the bipartisan passage of a $1 trillion infrastructure bill. Now, those same leaders are urging the House to pass the bill quickly. Find out more.
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AEM's Slater to retire at year's end
Megan Tanel will take over as president of the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) next year following a 23-year run by Dennis Slater. Read about Slater’s contributions to the organization and what’s ahead for the association.
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Martin Stone Quarries receives ‘Quality of Life’ award
The TriCounty Area Chamber of Commerce presented Martin Stone, a Pennsylvania aggregate producer, with the James K. Boyer Quality of Life Award for its contributions to the community. Learn more about the company’s work with community organizations.
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Cemex joins global initiatives in carbon neutrality pursuit

Great Lakes limestone shipments up in July

Construction employment lags pre-pandemic levels in key metros

New managing director at Liebherr USA

Road Machinery adds account manager for mining

BME providing virtual technical services

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What’s next for the infrastructure bill
Pit & Quarry’s Kevin Yanik offers perspective on what’s happening in Washington, explaining how the $1 trillion Infrastructure Investment & Jobs Act is now tied to a $3.5 trillion budget resolution.
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Plus: Midwest contract crusher’s rapid growth continues
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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Eriez adds suspended magnets to quick-ship program
Eriez now offers its CP-20 and TP-25 suspended permanent magnets as part of its Quick Ship program, which allows for next-day, five-day or 10-day shipping. Learn more about the magnets and Eriez’s program.
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Plus: Metso Outotec debuts thickening, clarifying equipment
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NSSGA's Johnson addresses infrastructure at Roundtable
Michael Johnson, president and CEO of the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA), touched on a number of hot-button industry topics at the 2021 Pit & Quarry Roundtable & Conference. Find out what he had to say about the prospects of an infrastructure bill – and more.
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Plus: 2021 Pit & Quarry Roundtable & Conference slideshow
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Calling for action on infrastructure in 2021 (Part 2)
The nation’s infrastructure was a hot topic at this year’s Pit & Quarry Roundtable & Conference, with attendees debating the merits of 2021 proposals that have come forth in Washington. Find out what manufacturers and others had to say.
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Plus: Calling for action on infrastructure in 2021 (Part 1)
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The definition of 'infrastructure' somehow up for debate
Infrastructure has long been about things like roads and bridges. But the emergence of “human infrastructure” is now all the rage in Washington, where it's being pitted against "physical infrastructure." P&Q’s Kevin Yanik offers perspective.
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