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The New Yorker claimed the world is running out of sand in its May 29 edition. Photo courtesy of Superior Industries.

Sensationalizing the global state of sand

June 12, 2017By

The headline of an exposé in The New Yorker claims the world is running out of sand.

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‘Infrastructure week’ an opportunity for progress

June 5, 2017By

The White House kicks off a series of week-long events focused on revitalizing the nation’s crumbling infrastructure. Could this week’s focus be a true step toward the achievement of an effective, long-term highway bill?

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Deere execs weigh in on adding the Wirtgen Group

June 1, 2017By

The president and senior vice president of sales and marketing at John Deere discuss the acquisition of the Wirtgen Group and what it means for the two companies.

Stefan and Jürgen Wirtgen. Photo courtesy of the Wirtgen Group.

Wirtgen brothers discuss the Deere deal

June 1, 2017By

Jürgen and Stefan Wirtgen, the managing partners of the Wirtgen Group, provide insights into their decision to sell the privately held company to John Deere.

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Executive orders, Cabinet leaders to shape industry

January 31, 2017By

Donald Trump is off and running in the first week and a half of his presidency, issuing a couple of executive orders that are expected to impact the industries PP&E covers.

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Infrastructure investments emphasized in Trump victory speech

November 9, 2016By

Donald Trump was elected the 45th president of the United States in the wee hours of the morning Nov. 9, and he imparted a number of messages in his victory speech – including his desire to enhance the nation’s crumbling infrastructure.

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Next generation dredging

November 8, 2016By

A 30-ft.-long “speed bump” that serves as a fully automated sediment collector offers a window into a new world of “dredging.”

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Drone fascination continues but thorough evaluation is key

June 9, 2016By

Drones continue to captivate aggregate producers, many of whom are currently exploring how to incorporate the technology to […]