BKT Delivers a Full Range of Specialty OTR Tires

From quarries to underground mines, BKT makes a full range of specialty OTR tires, designed to maximize performance and durability, even on the most challenging terrains. Getting down without downtime. Downtime can be incredibly frustrating for OTR workers, reducing productivity and output, while also impacting project delivery times. One of the biggest contributors to downtime is damaged tires. Most often…

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SRM Acquires Vulcan Ready Mix Assets

SRM Concrete announced the strategic acquisition of Vulcan Materials Co.’s ready-mix assets in Texas. This significant expansion includes 82 ready-mix plants and 11 volumetric locations across the state. CEO Jeff Hollingshead stated, “We’re excited about welcoming more than 1,100 new team members to our SRM family. We will be gaining nearly 100 new locations and a significant amount of equipment,…

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Jarco Aggregates Purchases Assets of Corpus Christi Sand & Gravel

Jarco Aggregates of San Antonio has purchased the assets of Corpus Christi Sand & Gravel in Odem, Texas. Jarco Aggregates will operate and expand the existing dredging and material processing operation, introducing over 2 million tpy of top-quality construction and proppant sand into the South Texas Market. The site will offer TXDOT-spec sand, cement sand, frac sand, 57 stone, topsoil,…

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Graniterock Recognized for Environmental Excellence

Graniterock was named Environmental Team of the Year by Mapistry, a software company whose mobile solutions have transformed how the company manages environmental compliance at its quarries and materials plants, the company stated. The award underscores Graniterock’s dedication to sustainable practices and innovation, made possible by the consistent work of team members Nikhita Collins, Reed Carter, Amy Nama, and Josh…

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Prioritizing Customer, Dealer Needs Key for Rokbak

In the last 12 months, unit sales for Rokbak have increased by 25% and unique customer numbers by 45% in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). The Scottish articulated hauler manufacturer has recorded a 40% returning and 60% new business customer base in 2023. It’s altogether indicative of strong customer satisfaction in product investment, aftersales support and the development…

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Montabert at ConExpo-Con/Agg 2023

For more than a century, Montabert has been a worldwide leader in the design, production and distribution of hydraulic and pneumatic demolition and drilling equipment, including breakers and drifters. Designed for heavy-duty jobs in quarries, mines, trenching, demolition and public works, Montabert attachments guarantee high productivity, safety and reliability. The company’s continuous investment in research and development has resulted in…

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AggMaps Launches Digital Marketplace for Construction Aggregates

AggMaps announced the launch of its website and digital marketplace. With more than 25,000 quarries, pits, landfills and dumps mapped in the U.S., AggMaps simplifies the time-consuming task of sourcing, delivering and purchasing construction aggregates. AggMaps brings additional transparency, efficiency, and productivity gains to a historically inefficient marketplace – the sourcing and transporting of construction aggregates. The COVID era has…

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Soil Connect to Establish Digital Storefronts 

Soil Connect announced that it is rolling out a QuickStart program to partner with local construction material suppliers in the Indianapolis area – including quarries, concrete recycling facilities, landscape material suppliers, asphalt and concrete plants, and sand and gravel locations.   These digital storefronts provide local material suppliers with a means to sell their products directly to the platform’s growing…

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Peckham Industries Organizes Student Tours

Peckham Industries recently partnered with several local schools in order to inform local students about available career opportunities and to teach them more about the construction industry.  The Dailey Precast team organized several tours with Southwest Tech’s Building Trades program throughout the month of April. Junior and senior high school students from Bennington County, Vt., were able to come on-site…

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Moratorium on Ontario Gravel Quarries?

Feb. 2, 2022 – A new coalition is calling for a moratorium on all new gravel quarries in Ontario. Organizers of the Reform Gravel Mining Coalition say the industry has enough sites to meet demand, and further expansion of quarries damages ecosystems and threatens endangered species. Graham Flint, co-chair of the group, said the coalition formed after decades of “chronic” quarry…

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