Benchmark 2022: An Exclusive Survey

Rock Products’ Annual Survey On The Opinions, Concerns And Buying Intentions Of Producers Reveals What Is On The Industry’s Collective Mind. By Mark S. Kuhar and Josephine Patterson The year 2021 was dominated by the COVID-19 pandemic, and the passage of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA). The changes wrought by both of those are certain to dominate the…

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USGS Estimates 2021 Aggregates Production

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) – in its just-released Mineral Commodity Summaries 2022 report – estimates that 2021 total aggregates production will come in at approximately 2.5 billion metric tons per year (Gt), more than a 3% increase over 2020; with an additional 204 million metric tons (Mt) coming from the cement, gypsum, lime and industrial sand sectors. 

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Aggregates Industry Market Report

In This Quarterly Report, Provided Exclusively to Rock Products, Capstone Partners Offers Insight Into Merger and Acquisition Activity, Capital Markets Trends, Aggregate Production and Pricing. By Darin Good, Brian Krehbiel and Crista Gilmore The Aggregates sector recorded healthy demand throughout 2021 with leading public players reporting strong revenue growth. Merger and acquisition (M&A) activity also reached elevated levels as sector participants…

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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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Sand and Gravel Rises in Second Quarter

The estimated U.S. output of construction sand and gravel produced and shipped for consumption in the second quarter of 2021 was 279 million metric tons (Mt), an increase of 11% compared with that of the second quarter of 2020, according to U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Commodity Specialist Jason Willett. Production for consumption in the first six months of 2021 increased…

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Aggregates Production Spikes in Second Quarter

An estimated 694 million metric tons (Mt) of total construction aggregates was produced and shipped for consumption in the United States in the second quarter of 2021, an increase of 7% compared with that of the second quarter of 2020. Production for consumption in the first six months of 2021 increased by 5% compared with that of the same period…

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