Tag: sand and gravel

Hanson Aggregates - Penns Park Quarry Conveyor, Newtown, Pennsylvania. Photo: Zach Mentz

US aggregate consumption continues upward trend

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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South Carolina establishes state aggregate association

September 19, 2019By

Michael Newman is executive director of the South Carolina Aggregates Association while Vulcan Materials’ Elliott Botzis serves as the first president.

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StonePoint Materials

StonePoint Materials acquires Standard Gravel

September 18, 2019By

The acquisition will complement and expand Southern Aggregates, a subsidiary of StonePoint.

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According to Dynatrol, its switches require no adjustments and have no moving parts. Photo courtesy of Dynatrol

Level switch made for abrasive materials

May 28, 2019By

Dynatrol’s DJ level switch is designed for bins or tanks in problem applications such as dust collection, sand, gravel, rock, crushed stone, ore, talc mine, crushed dolomite and recycled crushed concrete.

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Photo by Allison Barwacz

USGS: Aggregate consumption up in fourth quarter 2018

March 25, 2019By

An estimated 599 million metric tons of total construction aggregate was produced and shipped in the fourth quarter of 2018.

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Sunroc Corp.

Sunroc acquires Tri County Concrete

November 28, 2018By

Sunroc Corp., a construction services company serving Utah, Idaho and Wyoming, announced it has closed on its acquisition of Tri-County Concrete.

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U.S. Concrete acquires Leon River Aggregate Materials

September 10, 2018By

The company also completed the divestiture of lime slurry assets in Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex.

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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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