Aggregates Production Dips in Fourth Quarter; Up for Year
- Published: Monday, 13 March 2017 13:23
- Written by Rock Products News
An estimated 556 million metric tons (Mt) of total construction aggregates was produced and shipped for consumption in the United States in the fourth quarter of 2016, a decrease of 4 percent compared with that of the same period of 2015. The estimated annual output of construction aggregates produced for consumption in 2016 was 2.33 billion metric tons (Gt), an increase of 3 percent compared with that of 2015, according to Jason Willet, U.S. Geological Survey crushed stone commodity specialist.