2022 Outlook & Forecast

Rebuilding America Starts With Rock.  By Mark S. Kuhar and Josephine Patterson As 2021 becomes 2022, the aggregates industry is looking forward with great optimism. The passage of the $1.2 trillion Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) – a once-in-a-generation bipartisan infrastructure bill – will do that. While the IIJA no doubt signals a vibrant future for the industry there…

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GCAA Holds Fall Meeting

Oct. 27, 2021 – The Georgia Construction Aggregate Association held its Fall Membership Meeting on Oct. 5 at the Marriott on Windward Parkway in Alpharetta, Ga. There were approximately 100 producers and associate members registered for this rare fall season event. The participants spent the afternoon in session with outstanding updates from Russell McMurry, commissioner, Georgia Department of Transportation; Dan Garcia, president – CW…

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Important Infrastructure Update

Sept. 29, 2021 – Despite what you might be reading in the national news media, the infrastructure bill winding its way through Congress is not dead in the water and being held hostage by both far-left and far-right detractors on either side of the aisle. Information filtering out of Washington this morning indicates that the bill will come to the floor…

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The Eco-Economics of Electric Dredges

It Is Time To Consider A More Accurate And Comprehensive Cost/Benefit Analysis Of Electric Versus Diesel-Powered Dredges. By Cash McCloy In 2021 it is time to consider a more accurate and comprehensive cost/benefit analysis of electric versus diesel-powered dredges. Many variables have changed and improved in recent years, and consistent patterns have emerged over time about diesel engine maintenance. A…

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NSSGA’s Annual Convention Rocks On

More than 415 aggregate industry leaders participated through the digital platform to attend the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association’s (NSSGA) 2021 Annual Convention. The event, which spanned from March 1-9 to include a schedule of committee meetings, networking and educational content, provided NSSGA members the opportunity to connect through a digital platform to attend wherever they are – in the office, at home or…

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