Tag: Michigan

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, 2023By

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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Superior Industries expands Rock Machinery’s dealer territory

April 5, 2023By

Rock Machinery’s existing offerings from Superior are growing in two Midwest states, and the equipment dealer will now represent the manufacturer in yet another state within the region.

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Limestone loadings on the Great Lakes that originated from U.S. quarries totaled 23 million tons in 2022. Photo: Lake Carriers’ Association

Report: Limestone shipments on Great Lakes down in 2022

January 11, 2023By

The Lake Carriers’ Association says U.S. shipments were down compared to their five-year average while Canadian shipments were up.

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Great Lakes limestone trade down in November

December 14, 2022By

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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Fragmentation monitoring systems can offer insight on fragmentation in loader buckets, on conveyor belts and in other key places in the mine process. Photo: P&Q Staff

Momentum continues for U.S. aggregate production

November 26, 2022By

The U.S. Geological Survey says aggregate production jumped 3 percent in the third quarter this year.

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Great Lakes limestone trade up in October

November 4, 2022By

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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Shipments of limestone on the Great Lakes dropped 3.7 percent compared to a year earlier. Photo: LCA

Great Lakes limestone trade dips in September

October 21, 2022By

Limestone shipments on the Great Lakes totaled 3.5 million tons in September, with loadings from U.S. quarries accounting for 2.9 million tons of the total.

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Great Lakes limestone trade up in August

September 7, 2022By

Limestone shipments from the nation’s Great Lakes jumped more than 5 percent last month.

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Aggregate shipments trending in right direction on Great Lakes

August 9, 2022By

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

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