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Aggregate rail volumes up 8 percent

April 9, 2018By

Rail carloads of crushed stone, sand and gravel were up last month over March 2017, the Association of American Railroads reports.

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USGS: Crushed stone production dipped in 2017

February 28, 2018By

Production of crushed stone was slightly down last year according to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).

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Rail shipments of aggregate up in January 2018

February 11, 2018By

U.S. railroads originated more carloads of crushed stone, sand and gravel this January compared to January 2017

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US aggregate production slightly down in third quarter 2017

December 11, 2017By

An estimated 656 million metric tons of total construction aggregate were produced and shipped for consumption in the United States last quarter.

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Aggregate a contributor to rail’s record-setting 2017 pace

December 8, 2017By

Intermodal rail traffic remains on pace to set an annual record in 2017, with strong gains in November, according to the Association of American Railroads.

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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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Rail traffic up for aggregate materials in May 2017

June 12, 2017By

Rail traffic of aggregate materials increased in May 2017 when compared with May 2016, according to the Association of American Railroads.

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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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