All Hail The Top 100

July 5, 2023 – U.S. Geological Survey Mineral Commodity Specialist Jason Willett is back with another edition of his “Top 100” lists. Nine publicly traded and four privately held companies populate the upper ranks of Willett’s new “Top 100 Crushed Stone” and “Top 100 Sand & Gravel” surveys. Based on his analysis of 2021 shipments, the top 10 producers in each category are, in descending order:

Crushed Stone

  • Vulcan Materials
  • Martin Marietta Materials
  • CRH Americas Materials
  • Heidelberg Materials
  • Holcim US
  • Rogers Group
  • Carmeuse America
  • Summit Materials
  • Lhoist North America

Sand and Gravel

  • CRH Americas Materials, Inc.
  • Vulcan Materials Co.
  • Martin Marietta Materials, Inc.
  • Lehigh Hanson, Inc. (Heidelberg Materials)
  • MDU Resources Group, Inc. (Knife River Corp.)
  • Holcim US
  • Teichert, Inc.
  • Summit Materials, LLC
  • Granite Construction, Inc.

Public companies based in North America are CEMEX, Granite, Knife River, Martin Marietta, Summit and Vulcan. The parent companies of CRH, Heidelberg and Holcim call Ireland, Germany and Switzerland home. The private operators represented in the Top 10 Crushed Stone and Sand & Gravel surveys hail from both sides of the Atlantic: Rogers and Teichert in Tennessee and California; Carmeuse and Lhoist in Belgium.

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