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Great Lakes limestone shipments up in May

June 5, 2024 By

Shipments of limestone on the Great Lakes were up significantly in May.

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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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Great Lakes limestone trade gets a boost in November

December 14, 2023 By

Although the Lake Carriers’ Association says limestone shipments on the Great Lakes are down this year, they were up 22 percent last month.

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LCA: Great Lakes limestone trade dips in October

November 9, 2023 By

The Lake Carriers’ Association (LCA) reports that trading from quarries in Michigan, Ohio and Ontario, Canada, was down nearly 3 percent last month.

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Through nine months of the year, the Lake Carriers’ Association says the Great Lakes limestone trade is down 6.6 percent to 19.7 million tons. Photo: the Lake Carriers’ Association

Great Lakes limestone trade slips in September

October 10, 2023 By

Although shipments were up in August, the Lake Carriers’ Association says they dropped 2.6 percent in September.

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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

Limestone shipments up on Great Lakes in July

August 4, 2023 By

Although shipments increased nearly 5 percent, the Lake Carriers’ Association says the trade is down about 10 percent through seven months of the year.

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First-half 2023 limestone shipments to U.S. and Canadian ports totals 8.06 million tons this year, according to the Lake Carriers’ Association. Photo: Lake Carriers’ Association

Great Lakes limestone shipments down in first half of year

July 7, 2023 By

The Lake Carriers’ Association reports that shipments are down about 17 percent through six months of 2023.

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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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