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Tag: sand and gravel

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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Second-quarter aggregate production flat versus 2021 mark

September 1, 2022By

The U.S. Geological Survey reported second-quarter 2022 production totals for crushed stone, sand and gravel.

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Gulf Coast Sand acquires Shale Support assets

August 29, 2022By

Gulf Coast Sand acquired Shale Support’s assets, giving the company more than 900 mineable acres of aggregate reserves.

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Website launches to simplify aggregate purchasing

August 24, 2022By

The new AggMaps, which was unveiled to Texas, is designed to simplify the sourcing, delivery and purchasing of construction aggregates.

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U.S. aggregate production was up 4.1 percent in the first quarter this year versus last year’s first quarter, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Photo: P&Q Staff

Aggregate production trending in right direction

July 1, 2022By

Crushed stone, sand and gravel volumes continue to tick upward, approaching levels not seen in some time. Get the very latest.

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Pictured from left: Ron Watson, owner of Watson Gravel; Neil Hoobler, president of Supreme Manufacturing; NAME, position with Watson Gravel; and Elliot Archibald, vice president of sales and marketing at Supreme Manufacturing.

Watson Gravel investing in new clamshell dredge

June 15, 2022By

The Ohio-based sand and gravel producer awarded Supreme Manufacturing a contract to build a clamshell dredge at its flagship operation.

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FEC Quarry in Miami is the third-largest producer of crushed stone in the United States, according to the latest United States Geological Survey rankings. Photo by Zach Mentz

USGS: First-quarter aggregate production up 4 percent

June 13, 2022By

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) estimates that 476 million metric tons of aggregates were produced and shipped for consumption in the first quarter of 2022.

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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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