Tag: U.S. Geological Survey

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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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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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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Ranking the nation’s top 20 crushed stone producers

July 12, 2018By

The U.S. Geological Survey published its latest list of the leading crushed stone producers in the United States.

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2017 aggregate production analysis

May 18, 2018By

Find out how crushed stone, sand and gravel production totaled last year.

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Photo courtesy of Terex Trucks.

USGS: Crushed stone production dipped in 2017

February 28, 2018By

Production of crushed stone was slightly down last year according to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).

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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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