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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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Divestitures are sometimes required to complete a deal involving crushed stone, sand and gravel operations. Photo: iStock.com/peuceta

USGS: 2020 sand, gravel production nearly on par with 2019

March 10, 2021By

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) published data about 2020 construction sand and gravel production, pointing out top-producing states while offering a comparison to prior years.

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USGS: Crushed stone production down slightly in 2020

March 10, 2021By

Crushed stone production across the U.S. was down a bit in 2020 according to a new report from the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). Find out how many tons of crushed stone were produced last year.

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Stone, sand and gravel stand out in 2020 minerals production

February 2, 2021By

The U.S. Geological Survey reports that crushed stone, sand and gravel generated $27 billion in value last year.

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Aggregate production down in second quarter 2020

September 4, 2020By

While second-quarter crushed stone production for consumption dropped 2.3 percent, sand and gravel was set back 4.6 percent.

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Crushed stone, sand and gravel production up in first quarter 2020

June 1, 2020By

Sand and gravel production for consumption led the way with a 6 percent quarterly jump, the U.S. Geological Survey reports, while crushed stone experienced a slight increase over last year’s mark.

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