Tag: U.S. Geological Survey

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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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USGS again ranked Cemex’s Balcones Quarry as the top crushed stone-producing operation in the nation. Photo by Kevin Yanik

Cemex USA president reflects on 2018

December 7, 2018By

Ignacio Madridejos, president of of Cemex USA, offers a reflection for producers on 2018.

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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

The 2018 industry stories you loved

December 5, 2018By

The top 10 stories P&Q readers viewed the most from this past year.

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P&Q Profile: Carmeuse’s Greg Kolodziej

October 3, 2018By

A conversation with Careuse stone process engineer Greg Kolodziej.

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Cemex celebrated the 50th anniversary of its Balcones Quarry

Cemex’s Balcones Quarry celebrates 50 years

September 24, 2018By

The producer celebrated the 50th anniversary of its Balcones Quarry in New Braunfels, Texas, holding an event to mark the facility’s milestone.

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Photo courtesy of Cemex USA.

Cemex acquires Blue Star Materials’ Texas quarry

September 13, 2018By

Cemex USA completed a purchase agreement with Blue Star Materials, acquiring the company’s turn-key, fully-operational aggregate quarry in Chico, Texas.

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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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Photo courtesy of Superior Industries

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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