Mineral Commodity Summaries

Snapshots For The Crushed Stone, Construction Sand And Gravel, Industrial Sand, Cement, Lime And Gypsum Markets. Each mineral commodity chapter of the 2021 edition of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Mineral Commodity Summaries (MCS) includes information on events, trends and issues for each mineral commodity. The MCS is the earliest comprehensive source of 2020 mineral production data for the world.…

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MSHA’s Response to President Biden’s Vaccine ‘Mandate’

MSHA Deputy Assistant Secretary Jeannette Galanis, Informed Stakeholders That MSHA Would Not Issue An ETS. By Brian Hendrix Writing yet another column about the COVID-19 pandemic was high on my “To Don’t” list. You may feel the same way about reading another column about the pandemic. Yet, here we are, and we have President Biden to thank or to blame…

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Welcome to the Aggregates Almanac

Welcome to the 2021 edition of the “Aggregates Almanac: The Ultimate Information Resource for Quarry Operators.” Published now for the fifth year in a row, feedback from our readers indicates that this publication is widely used and valued; and retained as a go-to information source. Rock Products’ Benchmark 2021 survey indicated that aggregates operators are highly interested in: • Equipment…

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