Tag: aggregate production

Aggregate producers are raising concerns as MSHA merges coal inspectors with the metal/nonmetal mining sector. Photo by Kevin Yanik

Aggregate production up 8 percent in third quarter of 2019

December 11, 2019By

Crushed stone production was up 9 percent while sand and gravel production was up 5 percent, the U.S. Geological Survey reports.

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Hanson Aggregates - Penns Park Quarry Conveyor, Newtown, Pennsylvania. Photo: Zach Mentz

US aggregate consumption continues upward trend in second quarter 2019

September 20, 2019By

Nearly 700 million metric tons of construction aggregate were produced in April, May and June of this year.

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Limestone trade holding strong on the Great Lakes

September 11, 2019By

Shipments were up nearly 8 percent in July, and the limestone trade significantly bettered the month’s five-year average.

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Quarterly aggregate sales, pricing up at U.S. Concrete

August 12, 2019By

Chairman and CEO Bill Sandbrook expects even bigger things for his company in the second half of the year.

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Vulcan, Martin Marietta, MDU Resources share second-quarter 2019 results

August 5, 2019By

Vulcan Materials Co., Martin Marietta Materials and MDU Resources revealed their second-quarter 2019 results. Check them out here.

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Limestone trade on the Great Lakes up sharply

June 20, 2019By

Shipments of limestone on the Great Lakes totaled 4.3 million tons in May, an increase of 13.6 percent compared to a year ago. 

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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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U.S. Concrete first-quarter 2019 results show aggregate revenue upticks

May 13, 2019By

U.S. Concrete reported increased revenue, aggregate products revenue and gross profit in the first quarter of 2019.

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