Keith “Sarge” Hurlbert

Sponsored by the Indiana Mineral Aggregates Association’s (IMAA) PIE Committee, The Miner of the Year Award exemplifies the very best in the profession and these individuals continually bring credit to the industry and to their community.  During the 2021 Winter Workshops Online, Jeff McIntosh of Martin Marietta presented the Miner of the Year Award to Keith “Sarge” Hurlbert of Martin…

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Prices Continue to Rise

June 22, 2021 – In its first quarter report, Vulcan Materials noted, “The pricing environment continues to be positive across the company’s footprint as demand visibility continues to improve. For the quarter, freight-adjusted pricing increased 2% (mix-adjusted pricing increased 1.3%). Mix-adjusted pricing improved sequentially in March, reflecting recently announced price increases in certain key markets. Prices are expected to continue to increase sequentially during the remainder…

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Who’s Number One?

May 24, 2021 –  Martin Marietta Materials Inc. opened everyone’s eyes like a strong cup of coffee this morning by announcing a blockbuster deal to acquire Lehigh Hanson Inc.’s West Region business from HeidelbergCement for $2.3 billion. Speculation has already begun in earnest about whether the transaction would make Martin Marietta the nation’s number-one aggregates producer. With help from Jason Willett, crushed-stone commodity specialist…

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Tim Wilson Joins RGI as Division Vice President

Rogers Group Inc. (RGI) hired Tim Wilson as vice president of its western division with oversight of RGI’s Texas and Arkansas operations. A native of Bentonville, Ark., Wilson brings with him 25 years of experience in engineering, project management and business development in the materials and construction industries.  After a brief stint in the U.S. Navy, Wilson earned a bachelor’s…

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Martin Marietta Sees Good Year Ahead

May 5, 2021 – Martin Marietta Materials Inc. reported results for the first quarter ended March 31. Total revenues were $982.4 million versus $958.2 million in the first quarter of 2020. Looking ahead, Martin Marietta remains confident that favorable pricing dynamics will continue, supported by the company’s locally-driven pricing strategy. Additionally, the company anticipates single-family housing growth, expanded infrastructure investment and notable heavy…

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