USGS Publication Notes Average Sand and Gravel Price

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Aug. 27, 2020 – The U.S. Geological Survey just released its 2017 Minerals Yearbook chapter for construction sand and gravel. Yeah, they are a year behind, they should be reporting analysis of 2018 data right now, according to Commodity Specialist Jason Willett. But that’s okay. Total production has been reported previously, but interesting in the report is pricing information. In 2017, 941 construction sand and gravel operations…

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Sand and Gravel Prices

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June 29, 2020 – According to Deni Koenhemsi, senior economist ECR, Pricing and Purchasing for IHS Markit, “Sand and gravel prices very much stand out from other commodities, which have registered sizeable price drops in April and May. Although in year-over-year terms, escalation is slowing down; the sand and gravel prices do not show the effects of the pandemic.”  

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Illegal Sand Dredging

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June 10, 2020 – In an article on CNN Business, North Korea is accused of operating an illegal sand-processing business. Satellite images seem to confirm that ships at work near the city of Haeju are being used to dredge and transport sand. North Korea is actually barred from exporting earth and stone under United Nations sanctions passed in December 2017. Trading North Korean sand is a violation of international law. Despite those…

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Lindsey Aggregates’ New Sand Washing System

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June 5, 2019 – Lindsey Aggregates, based in New York state, opened its doors today to showcase its new multi-million-dollar integrated sand washing system, designed and installed by full-service EPC company CDE. Rock Products is on-hand for the event. To increase product portfolio and open new business opportunities from its Red School House site, the family-run producer of alluvial sand and gravel, which…

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Midwestern Industries Double-Deck Screener Is Flexibile

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The new Model MR-7 Screener with its compact, highly efficient design is specially engineered for conveyor-type installations. The double-deck MR-7 allows materials to be separated from an approximately 1-in. opening on the top deck to a separation down to 1/8-in. opening on the bottom screening deck. This deck combination with end-tensioned panels provides a screening unit that can effectively handle…

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Midwestern Industries Double-Deck Screener Offers Flexibility

The new Model MR-7 Screener with its compact, highly efficient design is specially engineered for conveyor-type installations. The double-deck screener allows materials to be separated from an approximately 1-in. opening on the top deck to a separation down to 1/8-in. opening on the bottom screening deck.

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