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Tag: crushed stone

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USGS: Fourth-quarter aggregate production up 7 percent

March 4, 2022By

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), which collects production data through quarterly surveys, offers details about recent crushed stone, sand and gravel outputs.

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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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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: Aggregate production up in second quarter 2021

September 7, 2021By

Crushed stone production was up 4 percent in the second quarter of 2021 while sand and gravel production spiked 11 percent, according to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).

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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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Great Lakes limestone shipments up in May 2021

June 7, 2021By

The Great Lakes limestone trade stands at nearly 6.2 million tons on the year. That’s an increase of 6.9 percent compared to a year ago.

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Pair of fatalities characterized as powered haulage accidents

May 10, 2021By

Nine miners have died this year, based on the latest details from the Mine Safety & Health Administration. The agency classified the last two incidents as powered haulage accidents.

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Great Lakes limestone trade up in April 2021

May 6, 2021By

Limestone trade on the Great Lakes stands at 2.5 million tons on the year, according to the Lake Carriers’ Association.

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