Tag: Great Lakes

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Aggregate shipments on Great Lakes up to start 2024

May 3, 2024 By

The Lake Carriers’ Association provides details about the first four months of the year, noting that shipments are up in both the U.S. and Canada.

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Total limestone shipments on the Great Lakes in 2023 were down less than one percent compared to a year earlier, with U.S. loadings seeing an increase, while Canadian shipments decreased. Photo: Lake Carriers' Association

How Great Lakes limestone shipments fared in 2023

January 3, 2024 By

Shipments of limestone from U.S. quarries increased in 2023 while loadings from Canadian quarries were down.

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According to the Lake Carriers' Association (LCA), shipments of limestone on the Great Lakes in May were down 25.5 percent compared to a year earlier. Photo: LCA

Great Lakes limestone trade down in May

June 12, 2023 By

Limestone trade on the Great Lakes in May totaled 2.9 million tons, a 25.5 percent drop from May 2022 and 24.5 percent below the month’s five-year average.

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The Lake Carriers’ Association tracks limestone shipments at multiple ports, including ones in Michigan (Calcite, Cedarville, Drummond Island, Port Inland, Presque Isle) and Ohio (Marblehead). Photo: Lake Carriers’ Association

Great Lakes limestone trade slips in April

May 3, 2023 By

Limestone is on the move again on the Great Lakes, but shipments this April were down compared to a year ago.

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Great Lakes limestone trade down in November

December 14, 2022 By

According to the Lake Carriers’ Association, loadings from U.S. quarries totaled 2.1 million tons, down 23.1 percent from 2021.

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Great Lakes limestone trade up in October

November 4, 2022 By

Loadings from U.S. quarries totaled 3.2 million tons and shipments from Canadian quarries totaled 736,157 tons according to the Lake Carriers’ Association.

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Aggregate shipments trending in right direction on Great Lakes

August 9, 2022 By

The Lake Carriers’ Association reports that shipments were up nearly 5 percent last month versus July 2021.

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Great Lakes limestone trade up in June

July 13, 2022 By

The Lake Carriers’ Association says shipments of limestone on the Great Lakes totaled 3.8 million tons in June, slightly up from a year earlier.

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Great Lakes limestone trade up in May

June 16, 2022 By

Great Lakes limestone shipments totaled 3.9 million tons in May, up 5.5 percent compared to a year ago, according to the Lake Carriers’ Association.

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