Report Cites Growth – What?
- Published: Friday, 28 March 2014 12:15
- Written by Rock Products News
March 28, 2014 – The mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction sector of the economy showed tremendous growth from 2007 to 2012 as the number of establishments rose by 26.4 percent, according to the 2012 Economic Census Advance Report just released by the U.S. Census Bureau. Hmmmmm, I'm questioning that. From 2007-2012, the quarrying sector of the economy took a historic hit. If they are grouping mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction together, then quarrying gets a boost from the growth in oil and gas extraction.