Tag: crushed stone production

FEC Quarry in Miami is the third-largest producer of crushed stone in the United States, according to the latest United States Geological Survey rankings. Photo by Zach Mentz

Ranking the nation’s top 100 crushed stone producers

June 28, 2023By

The U.S. Geological Survey released its top 100 crushed stone producing companies based on 2021 tonnage totals.

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Hawaiian Cement’s David Gomes says his company was one of the first in North America to partner with CDE. The Puunene Quarry is now six years in with its CDE system. Photo: P&Q Staff

How aggregate volumes are trending so far in 2023

June 1, 2023By

While aggregate production remains at historically healthy levels, the latest U.S. Geological Survey data showing consecutive quarterly declines is worth poring over.

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First-quarter aggregate production totals are in

May 30, 2023By

The U.S. Geological Survey says production dipped early this year, noting that sand and gravel production was down nearly 9 percent.

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Report: Crushed stone production at 14-year high

February 2, 2022By

The U.S. Geological Survey offered details on 2021 crushed stone and sand and gravel production, reporting totals that had not been achieved by aggregate producers since before the Great Recession.

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P&Q Profile: Martin Stone Quarries’ Rod Martin

January 28, 2022By

Rod Martin, owner of Martin Stone Quarries, paid P&Q a visit to discuss the year that was and what may lie ahead in 2022 for the Pennsylvanian industry.

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Aggregate production up nicely in the third quarter

November 30, 2021By

Crushed stone and sand and gravel production each got solid bumps, with aggregate production nationwide approaching 2 billion metric tons through three-quarters of 2021.

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Crushed stone, sand and gravel production holding steady

July 1, 2021By

Despite a pandemic that made a sizable impact, crushed stone and sand and gravel production remain in a positive place relative to recent years.

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Frac sand producers are taking advantage of this lull in the market to prepare for the next boom. Photo: iSstock.com/BanksPhotos

Sand and gravel production up in first quarter 2021

June 7, 2021By

The U.S. Geological Survey reports that construction sand and gravel production was up 6 percent. Crushed stone production, meanwhile, was down slightly.

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USGS: Crushed stone production down slightly in 2020

March 10, 2021By

Crushed stone production across the U.S. was down a bit in 2020 according to a new report from the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). Find out how many tons of crushed stone were produced last year.

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