Tag: construction sand and gravel

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 production increases in third quarter 2018

December 19, 2018By

An estimated 694 Mt of total construction aggregate were produced and shipped for consumption in the United States in the third quarter of 2018, the United States Geological Survey reports.

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USGS: Aggregate production up in second quarter 2018

October 3, 2018By

An estimated 658 million metric tons of total construction aggregate was produced and shipped for consumption in the United States in the second quarter of 2018.

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Prairie Material site opens after three-year hiatus

September 11, 2018By

The company reopened a sand and gravel site in Illinois that was closed since 2014

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Report: 2017 sand and gravel production neared 900M tons

February 27, 2018By

Total U.S. production totaled 890 million tons in 2017 according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

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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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2016 aggregate production statistics

May 29, 2017By

The amount of construction material reported to be recycled increased by almost 4 percent in 2016 compared with that of the previous year.

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