Considering Manufactured Sand

All Over The World There Are Signs That Sand Shortages Will Be a Reality. Is It Time To Get Serious About Manufactured Sand? By John Googins This is the third in a three-part series on manufactured sand. This article focuses on product gradation. – Ed. Since you all have different material sources, sand, gravel, quarry, limestone, granite, quartzite, basalt, etc.,…

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Prairie Material Acquires Valley View Industries

Prairie Material has acquired Valley View Industries Inc., based in Livingston County, Ill. “Valley View Industries is now part of the Aggregates Division of leading building materials supplier, Prairie Material. Thank you for your patience during the transition,” Valley View stated on its website.

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Graymont Reports on Sustainability

Graymont published its 2020 Sustainability Report, designed to provide an overview of the company’s commitment to achieving industry leadership in all aspects of sustainability – health, safety and environment, economic and social. “It is what underpins Graymont’s mission to improve our world by responsibly meeting society’s needs for quality lime and limestone products,” it stated in the report.

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Great Lakes Limestone Trade Down in May

June 18, 2020 – Time to get those ships sailing and ports moving. Shipments of limestone on the Great Lakes totaled 3.5 million tons in May, a decrease of 18.1% compared to a year ago, according to the Lake Carriers’ Association. May’s loadings were also below the month’s five-year average by 8.7%. Loadings from U.S. quarries totaled 2.7 million tons, a decrease of 20.3% compared to a year ago. Shipments…

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