Mineral Commodity Summaries Released

Feb. 4, 2021 – The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) just released its 2021 Mineral Commodity Summaries report. In 2020, 1.46 billion tons of crushed stone valued at more than $17.8 billion was produced by an estimated 1,410 companies operating 3,440 quarries and 180 sales and (or) distribution yards in 50 states. Leading states were, in descending order of production, Texas, Missouri, Florida, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Georgia, Virginia,…

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Aggregates Production Up Slightly in First Quarter

An estimated 256 million metric tons (Mt) of crushed stone was produced and shipped for consumption in the United States in the first quarter of 2018, a slight decrease compared with that of the same period of 2017, according to Jason Willett, crushed stone commodity specialist for the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). The estimated annual output produced for consumption in 2017 was…

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Let’s Get It Right

March 16, 2018 – This just in from USGS. The envelope, please. The estimated total output of construction aggregates produced for consumption in 2017 was 2.26 billion metric tons, about the same as that in 2016. In its Mineral Commodity Summaries issued late last year, USGS estimated that in 2017, 1.33 billion tons of crushed stone and 890 million tons of construction sand…

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Aggregates Production Down Slightly in Third Quarter

An estimated 656 million metric tons (Mt) of total construction aggregates was produced and shipped for consumption in the United States in the third quarter of 2017, a slight decrease compared with that of the third quarter of 2016, according to Jason Willett, crushed stone commodity specialist for the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS.) The estimated production for consumption in the…

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Worldwide Construction Aggregates Market Estimated to Hit $592.7 Billion

The worldwide construction aggregates market is estimated to be valued at $592.7 billion by 2025, according to a study by Persistence Market Research. The market is projected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.3 percent through 2025 on account of the continuing large-scale infrastructure expansion projects carried out by the governments of numerous countries, along with a…

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Donahoo Promoted at VantaCore

VantaCore Partners LLC announced the appointment of Perry W. Donahoo to the position of chief executive officer. Since 2010, Donahoo has served as chief operating officer. Over his 30-plus-years career in the construction aggregates industry, Donahoo has served in various senior executive and operational roles with several major aggregate producers.  VantaCore Partners LLC has significant market positions in Pennsylvania, Kentucky,…

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