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Tag: construction sand and gravel

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Introducing Arms Sand & Gravel’s new wash plant

November 24, 2021By and

Maverick Environmental Equipment commissioned an MWS Equipment wash plant for Arms Sand & Gravel. Maverick’s Tim Smith provided an overview of the project.

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Divestitures are sometimes required to complete a deal involving crushed stone, sand and gravel operations. Photo: iStock.com/peuceta

USGS: 2020 sand, gravel production nearly on par with 2019

March 10, 2021By

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) published data about 2020 construction sand and gravel production, pointing out top-producing states while offering a comparison to prior years.

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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 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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