Construction Spending Flat in December; Up 8% in 2021

The U.S. Census Bureau announced that construction spending during December 2021 was estimated at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $1,639.9 billion, 0.2% (± 0.8%) above the revised November estimate of $1,636.5 billion. The December figure is 9.0% (±1.0%) above the December 2020 estimate of $1,504.2 billion.

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Gravel Export Tariffs

Feb. 1, 2022 – According to an article in the Nome Nugget, Alaska’s oldest newspaper, the Port Commission met in a work session and regular meeting to finalize wharfage rates dealing with gravel, sand and rock exports, noting that the amount of gravel going over the causeway has dramatically increased in the past year. The port panel heard that gravel exports are reaching new levels as…

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Superior, General Aggregate Equipment Sales Expand Partnership

Superior Industries Inc., a U.S.-based manufacturer and global supplier of aggregate processing and handling systems, is growing its partnership with its longest serving equipment dealer, General Aggregate Equipment Sales. The dealer will now represent the manufacturer’s full-line of equipment in Manitoba and Saskatchewan, Canada.

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Eagle Iron Works Celebrates 150th Anniversary

Eagle Iron Works (EIW) was founded in 1872 by brothers George and Lawrence Aulmann in Des Moines, Iowa. For 150 years, the company has  served the aggregates industry with equipment that is built to last, and it proudly remains a leader in this market today. Throughout 2022, the company will be celebrating this huge milestone in a variety of ways.

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