Tag: sand and gravel production

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US aggregate consumption continues upward trend in second quarter 2019

September 20, 2019By

Nearly 700 million metric tons of construction aggregate were produced in April, May and June of this year.

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Aggregate producers are forecasting several more years of significant growth, but attracting talented people to the industry remains a real challenge. Photo by Kevin Yanik

Superior’s Garrison: 2018 was a turning point

December 14, 2018By

John Garrison, vice president of sales at Superior Industries, illustrates why this year was a critical one for the aggregate industry.

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Report: 2017 sand and gravel production neared 900M tons

February 27, 2018By

Total U.S. production totaled 890 million tons in 2017 according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

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USGS: Quarterly aggregate production drops

December 14, 2016By

Construction aggregate and crushed stone production declined slightly in the third quarter of 2016 compared with the same periods of 2015.

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Sand-and-gravel pits excluded from Clean Water Act rule expansion

September 19, 2013By

The Environmental Protection Agency sent its rule defining United States waters to the White House Office of Management […]

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First-quarter crushed-stone production down

May 30, 2013By

According to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), an estimated 211 million metric tons (Mt) of crushed stone were […]

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Report: Aggregates production up slightly in 2012

March 4, 2013By

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) has released its final 2012 statistics related to aggregates production, noting that the […]

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USGS says aggregates production increases in third quarter

November 29, 2012By

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) has released figures showing that an estimated 583 million metric tons (mmt) of […]

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