Tag: sand

Rail traffic up for aggregate materials in May 2017

June 12, 2017By

Rail traffic of aggregate materials increased in May 2017 when compared with May 2016, according to the Association of American Railroads.

Sensationalizing the global state of sand

May 25, 2017By

The headline of an exposé in The New Yorker claims the world is running out of sand, but the publication doesn’t make the arguments to support such a sensationalist notion.

California threatens to close Cemex coastal sand operation

May 16, 2017By

The state of California is ordering Cemex to obtain permits and pay state royalties for its Monterey County sand operation – or be shut down.

Aggregate production up nearly 10 percent in 2016

January 31, 2017By

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, aggregate production in 2016 equaled about 2.49 billion tons, an increase from the previous year of nearly 10 percent.

Report: Construction aggregate to reach 43.3B metric tons in 2016

August 30, 2016By

According to a Persistence Market Research report, the consumption of construction aggregate is estimated to reach 43.3 BMT by the end of 2016.

House bill defines sand and gravel as strategic, critical

October 23, 2015By

The House of Representatives passed a bill that includes sand, gravel and minerals necessary for transportation infrastructure construction […]

AZFAB Vertical Durability Cell

AZFAB Vertical Durability Cell

May 2, 2015By

The AZFAB Vertical Durability Cell provides the scrubbing power necessary to liberate clays through attrition. The most important […]

Met Pro Supply Yield-Pro Rising Current Separator

Met Pro Supply Yield-Pro Rising Current Separator

February 8, 2015By

The Yield-Pro rising current separator separates sand and other minerals based on particle size or specific gravity. The […]