Tag: aggregate shipments

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Aggregate shipments on Great Lakes up to start 2024

May 3, 2024 By

The Lake Carriers’ Association provides details about the first four months of the year, noting that shipments are up in both the U.S. and Canada.

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How overseas conflict is affecting aggregates

April 25, 2024 By

The impact of global events on the aggregate industry took center stage during one Pit & Quarry Roundtable discussion.

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Total limestone shipments on the Great Lakes in 2023 were down less than one percent compared to a year earlier, with U.S. loadings seeing an increase, while Canadian shipments decreased. Photo: Lake Carriers' Association

How Great Lakes limestone shipments fared in 2023

January 3, 2024 By

Shipments of limestone from U.S. quarries increased in 2023 while loadings from Canadian quarries were down.

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Sizable price hikes fuel Martin Marietta in third quarter

November 2, 2022 By

Although aggregate shipments were relatively flat, Martin Marietta made good quarterly gains in part because aggregate pricing was up 12 percent.

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Great Lakes limestone trade continues on upward trajectory

December 10, 2021 By

U.S. and Canadian ports shipped significantly more limestone in November 2021 than they did last November, according to the Lake Carriers’ Association.

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How Martin Marietta fared in the third quarter

November 2, 2021 By

Ward Nye, chairman and CEO of Martin Marietta, reflected on the company’s recent performance upon the release of its third-quarter report.

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Great Lakes limestone shipments trending in right direction

September 3, 2021 By

Although August shipments from quarries in Ontario, Canada, were down almost 13 percent, loadings from U.S. quarries more than offset the dip.

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Aggregate shipments, pricing up at Martin Marietta

August 3, 2021 By

Martin Marietta says a few key factors boosted its building materials business in the second quarter.

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Lake limestone shipments from Michigan, Ohio up in June 2021

July 8, 2021 By

Great Lakes limestone shipments were up nearly 18 percent last month compared to June 2020, the Lake Carriers’ Association (LCA) reports.

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