Aggregates Production Rose 7 Percent in Fourth Quarter
- Published: Saturday, 28 February 2015 12:57
- Written by Rock Products News
An estimated 540 million metric tons (Mt) of total construction aggregates was produced and shipped for consumption in the United States in the fourth quarter of 2014, an increase of 7 percent compared with that of the same period of 2013. The estimated annual output of construction aggregates produced for consumption in 2014 was 2.17 billion metric tons (Gt), an increase of 7 percent compared with that of 2013, reported USGS Crushed Stone Commodity Specialist Jason Willett.