Tag: production

USGS: Aggregate production up in second quarter 2018

October 3, 2018By

An estimated 658 million metric tons of total construction aggregate was produced and shipped for consumption in the United States in the second quarter of 2018.

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USGS reveals top crushed stone, sand and gravel producers

September 6, 2018By

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) published its latest list of the top 20 crushed stone and sand and gravel producers

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Atlas Sand opens Texas frac sand facility

Atlas Sand opens Texas frac sand facility

August 3, 2018By

Atlas Sand Co. opened its Kermit, Texas, frac sand facility, and anticipates production capacity at 4 million tpy.

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USGS: First-quarter 2018 production down, as expected

July 25, 2018By

The combined production of crushed stone, construction sand and gravel, cement and gypsum decreased by about 26 percent.

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AGG1 Academy 2018 schedule

February 22, 2018By

From automation, technology and software to operations, production and safety, AGG1 Academy has you covered.

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Maximizing your cost per ton

Maximizing your cost per ton

November 21, 2017By

While aggregate producers look to their crusher to deliver the biggest bang for their buck, it’s sometimes the other areas of production that elevate an operation’s cost per ton.

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Vulcan Materials shipments down in second quarter 2017

August 2, 2017By

The company’s second-quarter results reflect record unit profitability in its aggregate segment despite wet weather and difficult operating conditions.

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Aggregate production up nearly 10 percent in 2016

January 31, 2017By

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, aggregate production in 2016 equaled about 2.49 billion tons, an increase from the previous year of nearly 10 percent.

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