Rock Products - The Leading Voice of the Aggregate Industries.

AGG1 is Here

AGG1_logoMarch 18, 2012 – I will be blogging live this week from the AGG1 Show in San Antonio. Leading aggregates equipment suppliers will be demonstrating tools, technologies, and techniques that will you help drive down costs and increase efficiency.

Read more: AGG1 is Here

California Dreaming

california-county-mapMarch 10, 2013 – They are dreaming in California if they think they have enough aggregates reserves. Despite several approved and extended rock mines in the last 10 years, Fresno County, Calif.'s current aggregate reserves are not expected to last very long, according to a recent report by the state Department of Conservation.

Read more: California Dreaming

Bauma is Just Around the Corner

bauma13_logo_2z_rgbMarch 4, 2013 – The mining sector is continuing to expand – and so, too, is the number of exhibitors in the mining section at bauma 2013 in Munich, Germany.

Read more: Bauma is Just Around the Corner

Production Takes a Step Forward

usgsFebruary 28, 2013 – USGS just reported full-year 2012 production numbers, and aggregates production has taken a step forward. The estimated annual output of construction aggregates produced for consumption in 2012 was 1.99 billion metric tons (Gt), a slight increase compared with that of 2011's total of 1.93 Gt. An estimated 484 million metric tons (Mt) of total construction aggregates was produced and shipped for consumption in the United States in the fourth quarter of 2012, a slight decrease compared with that of the same period of 2011.

Read more: Production Takes a Step Forward

Award Winner

HolcimLogoFebruary 25, 2013 – Holcim (US) Inc. announced that its Ada plant, located in Ada, Okla., has been awarded the Outstanding Business Partner Award by East Central University, also in Ada. This award recognizes and highlights institutions who have cultivated partnerships within their communities.

Read more: Award Winner