Rock Products - The Leading Voice of the Aggregate Industries.

Is ConExpo-Con/Agg Too Big?

Mark CECA RP logoBy now, you have likely heard the news: ConExpo-Con/Agg 2014 was big. REAL big.

The show’s total registration of 129,364 soared past the last edition of the show achieving the second-highest attendance in history. The show also set new records for exhibit space, number of exhibitors and education tickets sold.

Read more: Is ConExpo-Con/Agg Too Big?

ConExpo-Con/Agg: It’s Showtime

ConExpo-Con/Agg 2014 kicks off March 4 in Las Vegas. This particular issue of Rock Products will not only be distributed at the event, it will land on our reader’s desks several weeks in advance of the show. This will give aggregates industry professionals ample opportunity to peruse our extensive ConExpo-Con/Agg editorial section spotlighting many of the key companies and hot products on the show floor.

Read more: ConExpo-Con/Agg: It’s Showtime

Who’s Number One?

With the announcement that Martin Marietta Materials Inc. and Texas Industries Inc. unanimously approved a merger agreement came the assertion that “Martin Marietta will become the nation’s largest producer of construction aggregates, supplying the crushed stone, sand and gravel used to build the roads, sidewalks and foundations on which Americans live.”

Read more: Who’s Number One?

Pass the UPDATE Act

In just a few short months, the Highway Trust Fund will go broke. No one likes to hear the words “raise taxes,” but in some cases, tax increases are not only warranted but essential to our industry and the national economy.

Read more: Pass the UPDATE Act