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Tag: sand and gravel

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USGS: Fourth-quarter aggregate production up 7 percent

March 4, 2022By

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), which collects production data through quarterly surveys, offers details about recent crushed stone, sand and gravel outputs.

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Wm. D. Scepaniak showcases flagship contract crushing operation

December 6, 2021By and

John Scepaniak, mining project manager at Wm. D. Scepaniak, offered P&Q an up-close look at its operation in Rollag, Minnesota.

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Alabama producer finds solution in new wash plant

December 6, 2021By

Alabama-based All Star Sand & Gravel unveiled plans to develop a new CDE wet processing solution for its sand and gravel pit in Marion County.

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Dredge providing Barrett Paving distinct advantages

December 1, 2021By and

Neil Hoobler, president of Supreme Manufacturing, met with P&Q to discuss how Barrett Paving’s new dredge operation allows the company to realize new efficiencies.

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Aggregate production up nicely in the third quarter

November 30, 2021By

Crushed stone and sand and gravel production each got solid bumps, with aggregate production nationwide approaching 2 billion metric tons through three-quarters of 2021.

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The top 20 sand and gravel producers in the nation accounted for nearly 270 million metric tons in 2016, USGS reports. Photo: Kevin Yanik

USGS: Aggregate production up in second quarter 2021

September 7, 2021By

Crushed stone production was up 4 percent in the second quarter of 2021 while sand and gravel production spiked 11 percent, according to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).

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Crushed stone, sand and gravel production holding steady

July 1, 2021By

Despite a pandemic that made a sizable impact, crushed stone and sand and gravel production remain in a positive place relative to recent years.

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Frac sand producers are taking advantage of this lull in the market to prepare for the next boom. Photo: iSstock.com/BanksPhotos

Sand and gravel production up in first quarter 2021

June 7, 2021By

The U.S. Geological Survey reports that construction sand and gravel production was up 6 percent. Crushed stone production, meanwhile, was down slightly.

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