Tag: crushed stone

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Texas Crushed Stone’s approach to a bustling market

January 13, 2020By

The operation features two primary crushing facilities, a secondary crushing plant and a two-mile-long conveyor that all contribute to producing between 8 million and 9 million tpy of crushed stone and manufactured sand.

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Aggregate producers are raising concerns as MSHA merges coal inspectors with the metal/nonmetal mining sector. Photo by Kevin Yanik

Aggregate production up 8 percent in third quarter of 2019

December 11, 2019By

Crushed stone production was up 9 percent while sand and gravel production was up 5 percent, the U.S. Geological Survey reports.

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Looking back on the aggregate industry in 2019

December 5, 2019By

A reflection on the year’s highs and lows produces a snapshot of how aggregate producers are performing as the next decade approaches.

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Hanson Aggregates - Penns Park Quarry Conveyor, Newtown, Pennsylvania. Photo: Zach Mentz

US aggregate consumption continues upward trend in second quarter 2019

September 20, 2019By

Nearly 700 million metric tons of construction aggregate were produced in April, May and June of this year.

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South Carolina establishes state aggregate association

September 19, 2019By

Michael Newman is executive director of the South Carolina Aggregates Association while Vulcan Materials’ Elliott Botzis serves as the first president.

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P&Q University Lesson 3: Geology

August 16, 2019By

In lesson 3 of the Pit & Quarry University Handbook, readers learn about geology and different land ranges, as well as the aggregate produced from them.

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P&Q University Lesson 1: Industry Overview

August 1, 2019By

The first lesson in Pit & Quarry University is an industry overview, which details the progress of every aspect of the industry.

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Gibraltar Rock, Sahara Sand team on JFK Airport reconstruction

July 10, 2019By

The divisions of the Silvi Group Cos. are nearing the finish line on the delivery of 185,000 tons of sand and stone for runway No. 3 at the airport.

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