The AVP Pulse Index for May – brought to you by Rock Products and Allen-Villere Partners – ticked up by a strong 1.0%, moving the Index up 1.4% year-over-year.Read More
Day: May 17, 2023
Rock Products Interviews New Young Leaders Chair Clay Albright
Rock Products: How did you get started in the aggregates industry?Clay Albright: The aggregates industry is in my blood. I’m the third generation in my family to own and operate our open-pit limestone quarry in Danville, Ky. The quarry has been in the same location since 1912 and was the ninth mine to be permitted in Kentucky. Currently it is the third…Read More
Single-Family Starts Show Gradual Improvement in April
A lack of existing inventory and stabilizing mortgage rates helped push single-family production up to the highest rate thus far in 2023 even as builders continue to deal with high construction costs, persistent labor shortages and tightening credit conditions for construction loans. Overall housing starts in April increased 2.2% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.40 million units, according…Read More
SRM Materials Acquires Ohio Operation from Weidle Corp.
SRM Materials has acquired a sand and gravel operation from Weidle Corp. in Germantown, Ohio. The site is located directly behind SRM Concrete’s Germantown ready-mix plant. SRM Materials President Ryan Hollingshead stated, “We are excited to bring the Weidle team on board here at SRM Materials. We gained a great site and a great group of team members, and we…Read More