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Tag: aggregate consumption

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Connecting a vaccine to aggregate demand

August 21, 2020By

What impact might a coronavirus vaccine have on aggregate consumption? SC Market Analytics’ David Chereb offers some perspective about the road ahead.

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Trade deals boost the outlook for the industry

March 3, 2020By

Benefits from new trade agreements with China, Canada and Mexico will begin to show positive results by this summer and keep jobs growing at a solid pace.

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Note: There is a small difference between our estimates of consumption and the USGS because of our own estimates in states where USGS does not report values due to competitive concerns. Click to enlarge. Source: S-C Market Analytics

Aggregate industry outlook improving nicely for months to come

February 18, 2020By

With the passage of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement and gains in China trade negotiations, the outlook for the industry is somewhat stronger.

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Improved economic outlook provides optimism

October 18, 2019By

S-C Market Analytics’ David Chereb provides his latest aggregate forecast and a look to a future that remains bright for the industry.

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The top 20 sand and gravel producers in the nation accounted for nearly 270 million metric tons in 2016, USGS reports. Photo: Kevin Yanik

USGS: Crushed stone consumption up 13 percent in first quarter

June 13, 2019By

An estimated 281 million metric tons of crushed stone were produced and shipped for consumption in the U.S. in the first quarter of 2019, a 13 percent increase from last year.

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USGS: Aggregate consumption up in fourth quarter 2018

March 25, 2019By

An estimated 599 million metric tons of total construction aggregate was produced and shipped in the fourth quarter of 2018.

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Housing cycle may have peaked this year

November 13, 2017By

Of the three major building segments, housing should have the best outlook since we have growing employment, low interest rates and growing household formation.

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The effects of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma on aggregate consumption

October 20, 2017By

The impact of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma on overall aggregate consumption is small but negative for 2017.

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USGS: Aggregate production down in second quarter 2017

August 31, 2017By

An estimated 606 million metric tons of construction aggregate were produced and shipped for consumption in the United States in the second quarter of 2017.

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