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What Did You Do With That 13,923 Pounds of Stone?

By Mark S. Kuhar

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) has released its updated “per capita consumption” list. This is the list that identifies how many pounds of minerals, and non-metallic minerals, each person in the United States consumes each year.

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Own Your Own Virtual Quarry

By Mark S. Kuhar

It is not yet available in the United States, but if you are in the U.K., you can own your own virtual quarry, courtesy of a new simulation software package developed by Astragon, and distributed by Excalibur.

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He “Duct” the Issue

By Mark S. Kuhar

LIUNA – the Laborers' International Union of North America – launched a multi-city media tour in U.S. House Speaker John Boehner's home state of Ohio, highlighting the safety crisis of America's roads and bridges and urging the Republican leader to swiftly adopt the U.S. Senate's bi-partisan Highway Bill.

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What in the World?

By Mark S. Kuhar

In the United States, we tend to focus exclusively on our own market, since exports are minimal. But did you ever wonder about the worldwide demand for aggregates?

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