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Tag: construction aggregate

Smarter water management in mining

November 1, 2020By

At Xylem, we find ways to integrate technology to increase productivity, reduce costs and turn water management from an expense to a strategic advantage.

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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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Increasing road traffic elevates barges as a viable option to deliver construction materials to New York City. Photo courtesy of Superior Industries

Transporting aggregate into the Big Apple

October 26, 2018By

Cost-effectively transporting aggregate into the New York City has its challenges, but a barge-loading operation with the right equipment positions Gotham Aggregates to serve the market well.

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P&Q Profile: Carmeuse’s Greg Kolodziej

October 3, 2018By

A conversation with Careuse stone process engineer Greg Kolodziej.

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US aggregate production slightly down in third quarter 2017

December 11, 2017By

An estimated 656 million metric tons of total construction aggregate were produced and shipped for consumption in the United States last quarter.

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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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US construction aggregate output falls in first quarter of 2017

June 12, 2017By

The estimated U.S. output of construction aggregate produced and shipped for consumption in the first quarter of 2017 was 426 million metric tons, reports USGS.

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